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> T-Mobile USA will launch the BlackBerry Curve 3G Sept. 8. Article

> Cisco is eyeing a possible acquisition of Skype, according to TechCrunch. Article

> Sprint Nextel is hiring in Denver. Release

> Sierra Wireless will support Telstra's dual-channel HSPA+ network with a USB modem. Release

> Motorola is planning additional Android phones for China. Article

> Google ditched Oracle's Java One conference. Article

> Indian officials are poised to rule on whether BlackBerry can continue operating in the country. Article

> Microsoft founder Paul Allen filed patent-infringement lawsuits against Apple, Google and others. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Why isn't there more controversy in mobile media? Commentary

> Google is reportedly in talks with Hollywood's premier movie studios to launch a worldwide pay-per-view streaming movie service in conjunction with its popular YouTube video site. Article

> Gaming publisher Glu Mobile completed the $13.5 million private placement the firm announced last month. Article

> Verizon Wireless said it upgraded its My Verizon Mobile account-management application for BlackBerry and Android users. Article

> Livewire Mobile introduced Mediadrome, a customizable online and mobile service enabling recording artists and labels to sell digital media like full-track downloads, ringtones and videos as well as physical merchandise directly to fans. Article

> Google continued to build up its portfolio of social media properties with the acquisition of Angströ. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> A new report from global WiFi connection service company WeFi indicates Android phone owners have become heavy users of WiFi. Article

> WiMAX evangelist Intel has indicated it will embrace LTE when the technology becomes a widely available standard. Article

European Wireless News

> How can operators remain relevant in an outsourcing world? Commentary

> According the latest figures from the Global mobile Suppliers Association, there are now 101 LTE deployments in progress or planned in 41 countries, a total that is 71 percent higher than the figures the GSA reported six months ago. Article

> Apple opted out of O2's sustainability consumer eco index for mobile phones. Article

> Rumor: Orange is planning a cheap tablet. Article

> Vodafone is reportedly re-examining its overseas assets. Article

> Interest in obtaining an Israeli MVNO license remains high, with another local company announcing its intention to apply for a license. Article

And finally... A coffee shop for geeks. Article


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