Brightstar buys; Sprint, Verizon silent on Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean update

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> Sprint Nextel said its new BYOD Management offering will help IT workers manage the personal phones that workers bring into the workplace. Release

> CNET took a trip to China to investigate Huawei. Article

> California legislators voted to require law enforcement to obtain a warrant to track cell phone location information. Article

> LG Electronics promised to leverage vertical integration for its next smartphone. Release     

> Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless haven't yet said when their respective Samsung Galaxy Nexus devices will be upgraded to Android Jelly Bean. Article

> Brightstar acquired Article

> Nokia's stock jumped at Apple's legal victory over Samsung (article) while HTC's fell. Article

Mobile Content News

> At least four Zynga executives have resigned within the last several weeks as the beleaguered social gaming giant's share price continues to slide. Article

> Google's Android mobile operating system will power 70 percent of all smartphones shipped in the second half of 2012, increasing its global dominance despite the anticipated arrival of Apple's not-yet-announced iPhone 5, according to a new forecast issued by Digitimes Research. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> The Wall Street Journal is taking an unusual tack to draw in readers, offering free Wi-Fi service through September in more than 1,300 hotspots in New York City and San Francisco. Article

> Rice University researchers say Argos, a multi-antenna technology they developed, could help operators keep pace with voracious user demand for mobile data. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica could invest around €1.5 billion to acquire LTE spectrum licenses in the forthcoming UK auction, according to a report in the Spanish newspaper Cinco Dias. Article

> Vodafone is close to striking a partnership deal with Kuwait-based operator Zain to get access to networks across the Middle East, according to multiple reports. Article

And finally… The iPhone 5 is now rumored to have… wait for it… NFC. Article

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