AT&T requires $20 per-month data plan for certain non-smartphone devices; Far EasTone launches WiMAX in Taiwan

> A federal judge tossed out a number of felony narcotics charges against Broadcom's co-founder and former chief executive. Article

> AT&T Mobility has followed Verizon Wireless' lead and is now requiring customers to add a $20 per month data plan to their service when they purchase certain classes of non-smartphone devices. Article

> ZTE, better known in the U.S. market as a handset vendor, said it is working with a small regional operator to deploy LTE trial networks in parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Article

> Taiwanese operator Far EasTone launched its commercial WiMAX service in Taichung city, delivering entertainment focused content such as music and movies as well as wireless Internet access. Article

And Finally... Houston fire department officials said an out-of-control inflatable gorilla was blamed for a rooftop blaze at a Houston shopping center. Article

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