AT&T CTO says femtocells don't solve network problems; Huawei plans to triple annual sales to $100B

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> Several public interest groups filed a letter with the FCC asking the agency to combine its review of AT&T's $39 billion takeover of competitor T-Mobile USA with its evaluation of AT&T's $1.9 billion spectrum purchase from Qualcomm. Letter

>   AT&T CTO John Donovan said the company hasn't tried to subsidize its femtocells to get more of the devices in homes because they don't fix the underlying problems with the network. Article

> Kelly Williams has been promoted to vice president of wireless product and operations at Cox Communications. He replaces Stephen Bye who left the company to join Sprint Nextel. Release

> Some analysts are predicting that Sprint Nextel (which reports its first quarter earnings tomorrow) lost postpaid subscribers in the first quarter due to pressure from Verizon's launch of the Apple iPhone in February. Article

> Huawei said it plans to more than triple annual sales to about $100 billion in the next five to 10 years as it expands into cloud computing and small-business networks. Article

> Chipmaker Broadcom's shares plunged after the company said key customers for its wireless microchips were having trouble competing in the cellphone market. Article

>  Kineto Wireless said its Smart Wi-Fi application is on more than three million Android smartphones. Release

> Qualcomm has made its augmented reality platform available for Android smartphones. Release

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> Apple finally broke its silence over reports that devices running its iOS mobile operating system store user location data in a hidden file, stating "Apple is not tracking the location of your iPhone. Apple has never done so and has no plans to ever do so." Article

> GetJar is integrating Facebook into the newest version of its mobile portal. Article

> Research in Motion acquired Tungle, a provider of cloud-based calendar and scheduling services. Article

And finally... It's official. The white iPhone will launch tomorrow, April 28. Article

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