AT&T could launch HTC One X in May; Apple's Tim Cook goes to China

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> The percentage of American fliers who purchase Wi-Fi onboard airplanes appears to hover at around 5 percent. Post

> Apple CEO Tim Cook visited China. Article

> Investors are preparing for rough quarterly numbers from Research In Motion. Article

> AT&T Mobility could launch the HTC One X in May. Article

> AT&T pointed to recent job cuts at T-Mobile USA as bolstering its arguments for acquiring the carrier, which fell apart late last year. However, the FCC blasted against that position. Article

> A judge ordered Google and Oracle to continue talks in their patent-infringement battle. Article

> Leap Wireless CEO Doug Hutcheson scored a salary boost. Article (sub. req.)

> Qualcomm is positioning itself to battle against Broadcom in the Wi-Fi chipset market. Article

> Sandra Motley, vice president of sales for Alcatel-Lucent's U.S. wireless accounts, has been appointed to the RCA's board of directors. Release

Mobile Content News

> Angry Birds Space reached 10 million downloads in around three days. Article

> Microsoft and Nokia have pledged around $23 million to promote the development of Windows Phone apps. Article

> Square is extending its location-enabled Card Case payment application to Google's Android operating system and rebranding the service as "Pay with Square." Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Australia's government banned Huawei from entering equipment tenders for the national broadband network over fears of espionage and cyber attacks from China. Article

> Two operators participating in Verizon Wireless' LTE in Rural America program are close to launching service. Article

European Wireless News

> According to a new report, operators are cutting handset subsidies to protect their revenues. Article

> Bouygues Telecom and France Telecom will launch trial LTE networks in June in a bid to differentiate themselves from low-cost offers from rival Free Mobile. Article

> Vodafone Germany will be the country's first operator in Germany to launch messaging services using the Rich Communication Suite-enhanced (RCSe) standard. Article

And finally... Did Microsoft cheat on its "smoked by Windows Phone" campaign? Article

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