4.8-inch iPhone pegged for 2014 launch; BlackBerry's Balsillie sells all his shares

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> According to one investment research firm, Apple will release an iPhone with a 4.8-inch screen in 2014. Article

> Ericsson scored a five-year deal with VimpleCom. Article

> Samsung introduced its new REX "smart feature phones" that appear poised to challenge Nokia's Asha efforts. Release

> BlackBerry's former Co-CEO Jim Balsillie sold his entire stake in the company. Article

> LG said it has sold a total of 15 million units of its Optimus L Series. Release

> Google filed its own patent lawsuits against BT Group. Article

> Apple may lose the ability to sell an iPhone-branded device in Brazil. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent's chairman, Philippe Camus, plans to see another term at the vendor. Article

Mobile Content News

> A Google Play developer complained that Google sent him buyer data. Article

> Compete research shows 18-34 year olds are 52 percent more likely to be logging into Twitter via a mobile device. Post

> Subscribers love their mobile apps, but know little about them. Editor's Corner

> Apple has identified the source of a bug preventing some iPhone and iPad users from syncing their mobile mailbox with Microsoft's Exchange Server 2010, vowing a fix is in the works. Article

> Kickstarter launched an iOS app. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) has money issues and trust issues. Editor's Corner

> Major infrastructure vendors have taken a toolkit approach to small cell backhaul that blends a variety of approaches, but their shifting strategies are perplexing their operator customers, according to an advisory report from Current Analysis. Article

European Wireless News

> Nokia is recruiting financial analysts working in the City of London to improve how the company uses digital and social-media data for marketing campaigns. Article

> Tests conducted in Liverpool of EE's LTE network indicate the technology is living up to the download speed promises made ahead of launch, according to a study conducted by wireless testing company RootMetrics. Article

And finally… Google appears to be one of the stars in the upcoming movie starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, "The Internship. Video

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