Patent lawsuit accuses major companies of violating GPRS patents; Sprint drops price of Nexus S 4G

> A new lawsuit from GPNE Corp. accuses Apple and a host of other companies, including Research in Motion, Amazon, Nokia and Sony, of violating three patents related to GPRS 3G data transfer. Article

> AT&T said it will be the exclusive U.S. mobile broadband provider for Sony's coming two-screen tablet computer. Article

> The National Association of Broadcasters warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill today that a proposal to allow the FCC to auction off broadcast spectrum could undermine their ability to offer mobile television. Article

> Sprint has dropped the price of the Nexus S 4G from Google to $99.99 with a two-year contract. Article

And Finally...  John Hearn was bicycling to work in the morning over a week ago, zipping along at 23 miles an hour, when he was broadsided by a running bear. Article

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