AT&T announces Moto Atrix HD for $99; Genachowski promises LTE sharing in the 1755-1780 MHz band

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@FierceWireless: Nokia's shares hit a new 16-year low. Article | [email protected]Wireless

> According to testimony by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, the agency is working with NTIA to facilitate industry tests of LTE sharing in the 1755-1780 MHz band, "which could allow us to make available valuable paired spectrum in the next three years." Statement (PDF)

> During Research In Motion's shareholding meeting, the company's board was re-elected (article) and RIM's CEO said the company would focus on a smaller number of products in the future (article). 

> AT&T Mobility announced the Motorola Atrix HD Android smartphone for $99 with a contract. Release

> Microsoft inked patent licensing deals for Android with Coby Electronics (release) and Aluratek (release).

> AT&T Mobility's Samsung Galaxy Note and Galaxy S II Skyrocket were upgraded to Android Ice Cream Sandwich. Post

> Verizon Wireless will launch the BlackBerry Curve 9310 later this month. Article

Mobile Content News

> Nokia will get a 60-day exclusive with Zynga's Draw Something and Words with Friends when the apps hit Windows Phone. Article

> Thirty-three percent of U.S. consumers have now made payments via mobile device, roughly double the percentage of Americans leveraging m-payment capabilities just a year ago, according to IDC Financial Insights' eighth annual Consumer Payments Survey. Article

> Next Issue Media--a joint venture formed by Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp. and Time Inc.--launched its digital newsstand app for the iPad tablet. The app will provide access to 39 magazine titles including Bon Appetit, Brides, Golf Digest, GQ, Self and more.  Article

Mobile Developer News

> Developer house Checkmate Mobile--run by brothers Robert and Dean Rositano--recently revealed some of the company's strategies for getting consumers to discover and download its apps. Article

> Competition is intensifying among mapping solutions and it could impact developers that incorporate mapping into their mobile apps.  Article

And finally… Research In Motion will reportedly sell one of its two corporate jets. Article

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