Apple accuses HTC of patent fraud; AT&T wants to buy 100K small cells

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@Fiercewireless RT @gigaom: Why are MVNOs so hot right now? Thank the carriers Article

> Huawei denied receiving illegal subsidies. Article

> Apple accused HTC of abusing essential patents. Article

> Google CEO Larry Page reportedly said that despite losing his voice nothing is seriously wrong with him. Article (sub. req.)

> HTC is pulling out of Brazil. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> iOS developers are reporting changes to application search results generated by Apple's App Store.  Article.

> Facebook is rolling out a new friend finder location-enabled feature for its native iOS and Android applications. Article

> The New York Times launched NYT Everywhere, a new multi-platform content distribution strategy in partnership with Flipboard. Article.

Broadband Wireless News

> AT&T Mobility is apparently looking to acquire 100,000 diminutive base stations. Article

> Nearly 30 percent of video service customers watch paid content on some form of handheld device, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 U.S. Residential Pay-to-View Study. Article

European Wireless News

> France Telecom (FT) CEO Stephane Richard dismissed industry speculation that the joint owners of Everything Everywhere (EE) are prepared to sell the UK's largest operator. Article

> Fears that Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim might withdraw his €8 per share offer for KPN's shares has pushed them to a six-week low. Article

> Microsoft seems to have pushed Nokia further into its pit of despair. Commentary

> The 2020 vision for LTE.  Commentary

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