Amazon reportedly planning Android tablet; USB modems outsell embedded modules

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> Apple claimed fully half of the profits in the first quarter generated by the market's top eight smartphone makers. Article

> According to a new survey, around three-quarters of Americans would support legislation requiring mobile phones to be compatible with all wireless network standards. Post

> Motorola Mobility said it will offer BelAir's Wi-Fi offerings to cable operators. Release

> Intel is reportedly working to obtain Apple's chip foundry business. Article

> Amazon is reportedly planning the release of an Android tablet for the second half of this year. Article

> Alvarion reportedly acquired Clariton Networks. Article

> The company behind the Peel universal remote scored $16 million in funding. Article

> USB modems are outselling embedded modules by more than three to one, according to research firm ABI. Release

Mobile Content News

> Apple's iOS mobile operating system is the now the world's third most widely used OS, trailing only Microsoft's Windows and Apple's Mac OS X. Article

> Twitter is reportedly acquiring social networking management solutions provider TweetDeck for between $40 million and $50 million. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Can Kurogo help satisfy the demand for mobile developers? Commentary

> Appia launched a new performance-based mobile advertising network promising developers a channel to increase app downloads while only paying for results. Article

> Research In Motion promised performance improvements with its BlackBerry 7. Article

And finally... Chris Cornell's rock show was filmed on the Nokia N8. Post