AT&T announces 'record' iPad activations; Nokia to support tethering in Lumia phones

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> Apple announced a dividend and share buyback program. Release

> AT&T Mobility said it recorded record activations from the new, LTE-capable iPad. Article

> Chinese regulators are still reviewing Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Article

> Apple said it enjoyed a "record" iPad launch with its LTE-capable device, but it did not provide figures. Article

> Nokia said it will support tethering on its Lumia devices. Article

> Critics are still calling for changes at iPhone manufacturer Foxconn, despite a retraction of a story critical of the company. Article

> A final ruling from the U.S. International Trade Commission confirmed Motorola Mobility didn't violate Apple patents. Article

> Sony is reportedly working on an Android 4.0 tablet powered by an Nvidia Tegra 3 chip. Article

> HTC is reportedly preparing an LTE-capable version of its One X smartphone for Sprint Nextel dubbed "Jet." Article

Mobile Content News

> Google announced that Milk co-founders Kevin Rose and Daniel Burka have joined the company. Article

> Mozilla Director of Web Platform Chris Blizzard has left the open-source software initiative to join an unnamed startup. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> AT&T Mobility paid $935 to Matt Spaccarelli, the irate iPhone customer who won a small claims lawsuit in which he successfully argued that AT&T had broken its promise to provide him with "unlimited" mobile data service. Article

> NTT DoCoMo has gained more competition to its LTE network, with eMobile, the mobile unit of eAccess, launching an FDD-LTE service last week. Article

> Legislation for a nationwide, public-safety network has thrown existing public-safety networks into disarray. Article

European Wireless News

> France Telecom CEO Stéphane Richard has hit back at the suggestion made by the European Commission that FT and four other major European telcos were colluding on standardization matters. Article

> Telefónica is taking a stake in its preferred mobile payments partner, Boku, as part of a funding round in which Boku has raised $35 million. Article

> Vodafone Australia is reportedly being offered to prospective buyers in Asia and Europe by its joint owners Vodafone and Hutchison Whampoa. Article

And finally... The Federal Aviation Administration is going to review its policy of using electronic devices on airplanes. Article

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