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> U.S. Cellular and Alltel are teaming to sell prepaid services in Walmart stores. Release

> Purported pictures of Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 developer devices are circulating the Internet. Article

> AT&T Mobility will launch LTE in Salt Lake City. Article

> Some are calling for a nationwide ban on cell phone use while driving. Article

> According to Barron's, Google and Apple could join the Dow. Article

> According to one estimate, there were 4.5 billion mobile spam messages blasted out last year. Article

> Barnes & Noble inked a strategic partnership with Microsoft. Release

> TracFone's Straight Talk appears to be adding Samsung Android phones to its lineup. Article

> AT&T stockholders voted down a net neutrality proposal. Article

Mobile Content News

> According to a new Chetan Sharma Consulting forecast, global mobile data revenue exceeded $300 billion in 2011 and non-messaging services now account for 53 percent of that number. Article

> Half of new Web users in some countries have never accessed the Internet via PC, according to a survey conducted by Opera Software. Article

European Wireless News

> O2 UK launched its mobile wallet service, which will allow consumers to transfer money to any UK mobile phone number using text messaging. Article

> Vodafone's £1.04 billion (€1.27 billion) cash bid to acquire Cable & Wireless Worldwide (C&WW) may not deliver as much cost savings as some observers previously thought, according to one analyst firm. Article

> Having gained several million customers since its launch in January, Free Mobile is now said to be steadily losing around 1,000 subscribers per week, according to a France Telecom executive. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Optus has launched Australia's second LTE network by offering free service and devices to select customers. Article

> NetAmerica Alliance initiated an affiliate membership program that will let rural 700 MHz license holders join the group while keeping their options open for a future evolution to IMS. Article

And finally... Steve Wozniak: Windows Phone is "beautiful." Article

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