AT&T to sell Sony's Xperia TL; Verizon gets iPhone 5 Wi-Fi fix

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> AT&T Mobility announced it will sell the Xperia TL Android smartphone from Sony Mobile Communications. Release

> U.S. Cellular will sell the ZTE Render Windows Phone smartphone for $80. Article

> A U.S. appeals court said a lower court should reconsider continuing a sales ban against Samsung's GalaxyTab 10.1. Article

> Verizon Wireless issued a software update to the iPhone 5 to fix a bug that in certain cases made customers use cellular data when they thought they were on Wi-Fi. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks said it expanded its Flexi Multiradio Base Station family to cover the APT 700 MHz spectrum for the Asia Pacific region. Release

> Hewlett-Packard released open-source webOS 1.0. Article

> Nokia will announce a mapping technology deal with Oracle. Article

Mobile Content News

> Color's Bill Nguyen reportedly won't handle the company's day-to-day operations while a new leadership team works on the company's business model. Article

> Facebook released a revamped version of its Messenger for iOS standalone messaging app, introducing a retooled chat user interface as well as support for Apple's new iPhone 5 and updated iOS 6 operating system. Article

> One-third of U.S. adults access news content via mobile device at least once every week, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Comcast announced it has deployed and activated a couple thousand Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots across northern and central California, marking an expansion of its Wi-Fi ambitions beyond the eastern seaboard. Article

> With corporate enterprises become less physically and geographically monolithic--as well as more distributed and virtualized--it makes sense for the Wi-Fi networks of old to evolve, too. And, according to Network World, many vendors are now targeting this market, too. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone said the cost to integrate and improve Cable & Wireless Worldwide (CWW) will amount to £500 million over the next four years, but promised the eventual payback will be larger than some analysts forecast. Article

> The UK Office of Fair Trading approved plans by Vodafone and Telefónica's O2 UK to share their network infrastructure. Article

And finally… Taiwan's legislators are catching fire for appearing to support HTC rival Apple. Article

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