Alltel adds 590,000 subs in Q1; Jawbone to acquire BodyMedia

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@FierceWireless: Verizon Cloud content storage app rolls out to Android. Article via @FierceMobiCo | [email protected]

> At the end of the 2013 first quarter, Atlantic Tele-Network reported the addition of around 590,000 U.S. Alltel subscribers, an increase of 2 percent from the 579,000 subscribers the company had at the end of last year's first quarter. Release

> Sony's Xperia Tablet Z is now available for pre-order. Article

> Apple scheduled a six-part bond sale. Article

> Apple is preparing for its first ever sale of debt. Article

> Verizon Communications will invest $100 million in solar and fuel cell technology. Article

> AT&T is hiring a VoLTE product leader. Article

> Jawbone will acquire BodyMedia in a deal reportedly worth more than $100 million. Article

> GreatCall opened a new call center in Reno. Release

> Samsung said it will begin producing 20nm RAM chips for smartphones. Article

Mobile Content News

> Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Intel Capital and Telefónica Digital are investing in Expect Labs, the San Francisco startup behind intelligent digital assistant technology that processes conversations in real time and shares related information. Article

> Apple's forthcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system overhaul will introduce a revamped "flat" user interface that eliminates longtime iOS design hallmarks like gloss, shine and skeuomorphism, 9to5Mac reports. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Facebook is friending app developers for a reason. Editor's Corner

> By 2016, 40 percent of application development will leverage cloud services. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable said CFO Irene Esteves is leaving the company and will be replaced by AOL veteran Arthur Minson. The change, which is effective Thursday, is notable because Esteves' contract is not set to expire for at least another year. Article

Telecom News

> Windstream reports that it is suffering a "widespread" outage on its voice network, an issue that's affecting the ability of customers in several states to make long-distance and toll free calls. Article

And finally… Samsung remade "Gangnam Style" for its Galaxy S4 launch in India. Article

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