AT&T exec says Lumia 900 has exceeded expectations; Apple rejects claims of e-book collusion

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> Without providing specifics, the president of AT&T Mobility's retail efforts said sales of Nokia's Lumia 900 have exceeded expectations. Article

> Verizon expands LTE in nine markets.  Article

> A lawsuit against AT&T Mobility claims the carrier isn't blocking service from stolen iPhones. Article

> Nokia CEO Stephen Elop reportedly said that multi-core processors in phones unnecessarily waste battery life. Article

> Slide to unlock sits at the heart of the smartphone industry's patent battles. Article (sub. req.)

> Apple said it did not collude with publishers on electronic books. Article

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> Samsung's ChatON messaging service is now available on BlackBerry. Article

> Are wireless operators and OTT players friends or foes? Commentary.

> Rovio Mobile is urging gamers to steer clear of fake versions of its blockbuster Angry Birds Space after security software firm Sophos identified malware-infected editions of the title available across some Android app storefronts. Article

> Shopping on mobile devices now drives close to 5 percent of all digital retail revenues. Article

And finally... Foxconn gets "Steve Jobs Avenue" in Brazil. Article