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> Handset vendor Sharp promised a smartphone by the end of this year that sports a 3D display that does not require special viewing glasses. Article

> Garmin said smartphone sales generated $27 million in revenue during its most recent quarter, which the company said was "below our plan." Release (PDF)

> American Tower beat analyst estimates with a quarterly profit of almost $100 million. Article (sub. req.)

> According to Boy Genius Report, Verizon has tested LTE in 34 markets. Article

> New unlocking software allows jailbroken iPhones to work on the networks of carriers that don't have agreements with vendor Apple. Article

> Following HTC, handset vendor Pantech will discontinue the use of AMOLED screens due to shortages of the technology. Article

> Samsung promised a fix for a problem with the GPS capabilities in the vendor's Galaxy S devices for AT&T Mobility (the Captivate) and T-Mobile USA (the Vibrant). Article

> RIM's BlackBerry could face bans in Saudi Arabia and Indonesia, too. Article

> The Motorola Sage smartphone appears bound for AT&T Mobility. Article

> Apple said it is investigating a possible software gap that would allow hackers to remotely take control of the company's iPhone. Article

Mobile Content News

> Vonage announced an iPhone and Android application that allows users to place free calls to their Facebook contacts. Article

> Video game vendor Electronic Arts reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Article

> Facebook for Android version 1.3 is now available. Article

> Mobile content solutions provider Motricity reported revenues of $30.4 million in its first quarter as a publicly traded company. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Canadian carrier Telus is planning to roll out HSPA+ Dual Cell technology that could raise the maximum, theoretical speed of its network to 42 Mbps. Article

And finally... The European Union Commission has chosen Apple and HTC smartphones over Research In Motion's BlackBerry devices. Article

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