Android overtakes BlackBerry; U.S. Cellular slips in Q2

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> Google CEO Eric Schmidt said handset makers are now churning out over 200,000 Android handsets per day. Article

> U.S. Cellular posted weaker second-quarter profit and lost 3,000 total subscribers in the period. Article (sub. req.)

> Airspan will market LightSquared's 1.4 GHz spectrum to utility companies. Release

> Apple has a fix for an iPhone browser security flaw. Article

> More than 90 percent of iPhone 4 owners are "very satisfied" with the gadget, according to a ChangeWave survey. Release

> Apple appears to have quietly launched streaming music services via its iDisk application. Post

> Android has overtaken Research In Motion as the leading smartphone platform among Americans, according to NPD Group. Release

> Motorola investors cheered at billionaire investor Carl Icahn's move to increase his stake in the handset vendor from 8.75 percent to 9.9 percent. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google has reinstated an Android app that was taken down over privacy fears, sparked by a VentureBeat story that was "incorrectly reported." Article

> Facebook extended its newly streamlined privacy controls to all browser-enabled mobile devices. Article

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News Corp. confirmed reports its Fox Mobile Group unit is up for sale. Article

Broadband Wireless News

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AT&T added a WiFi hotzone in Chicago. Article

> A venture capitalist is looking to equip New York livery cars with ad-supported WiFi. Article

> How do the world's infrastructure vendors rank in LTE and WiMAX? Commentary

European Wireless News

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Visa Europe goes live with first microSD m-payment service. Article

> Spanish WiMAX goes live; ARM to replace Intel as WIMAX activist. Article

> Carphone Warehouse launches cut-price mobile music service. Article

> Orange tests HSPA at 1800MHz, looks to boost ecosystem. Article

And finally... Check out this knock-off Nokia N8 running Google's Android platform. Article

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