Amazon cuts international Kindle price; Alca-Lu to slash European jobs?

> Amazon.com said it was cutting the price of the international version of its Kindle ereader from $279 to $259, and that it would discontinue selling the U.S.-only original Kindle, which runs on Sprint Nextel's network. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent will cut one in six jobs in its European operations this year, according to an AFP article. Article

> Mobile web usage is still growing, but the user experience is still disappointing. Commentary

> Global shipments of Android smartphones will reach nearly 32 million units in 2013, according to Taipei-based Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute. Article

And finally... A Minnesota man plead guilty to driving his motorized La-Z-Boy chair while intoxicated.  Article

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.