Amdocs to acquire Bridgewater; Acer cuts tablet plans

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> CommScope said it filed patent-infringement lawsuits in China against Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates. Release

> IPCom reportedly emerged the winner in its legal battle with Nokia. Article

> Acer cut in half its tablet forecast. Article

> Amdocs said it will acquire Bridgewater Systems. Release

> Novatel said it will sell mobile broadband devices through Best Buy Connect. Release

> Cellular South will sell the HTC 7 Pro Windows Phone smartphone for $199 with a contract. Article

> LG is reportedly preparing a split-keyboard Android phone for T-Mobile USA. Article

> DoCoMo reportedly will not sell Apple's iPhone. Article

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> Facebook is reportedly preparing an iPad app. Article

> Yahoo is taking on digital music staples like Shazam and Apple's iTunes Genius with the launch of Play by Yahoo Music. Article

> Sprint Nextel is seeking BlackBerry smartphone users to trial Voicemail-2-Text, a forthcoming service that transcribes voicemail messages into text messages accessible within the phone's Messaging inbox. Article

And finally... Microsoft is "debuting a new collection of documentary-style shorts called the Me series. Each film essay explores a day in the life of someone interesting who owns a Windows Phone." Video


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