C Spire drops iPhone 4S to $150; Nokia's PureView headed to Windows Phone

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> Sales of the PlayStation Vita appear to be relatively sluggish. Article

> A U.S. Senator is requesting the Federal Trade Commission to probe into the privacy situation on iOS and Android devices. Article

> C Spire reduced the price of its iPhone 4S to $150 with a service contract. Article

> ZTE hopes to pass Alcatel-Lucent in network equipment sales. Article

> A trade panel said it will review a decision on patent infringement between Microsoft and Motorola Mobility. Article

> HTC released more device APIs, including those for Beats Audio. Article

> A Nokia executive said the company's PureView camera technology will eventually be ported to its Windows Phone gadgets. Article

> The HTC Titan (also known as the HTC Triumph) is headed to China, becoming that country's first Windows Phone. Article

Mobile Content News

> Nokia said it will discontinue its Ovi Share service. Post

> Google is reportedly preparing a Siri-style service for Android. Article

> Apple's App Store has surpassed the 25 billion download benchmark. Article

> Nokia will discontinue its Ovi Share media sharing site on May 31, 2012. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> U.S. mobile networks are bogging down as customer demand for high-end data services mushrooms, according to a semi-annual report from J.D. Power and Associates. Article

> ZTE is now set to deliver infrastructure equipment based on software-defined radio technology to upgrade the operator's 3G network in Sweden. Article

> Cisco and Alcatel-Lucent have separately announced significant LTE infrastructure developments with operators in the United Arab Emirates. Article

European Wireless News

> The impact of Free Mobile on the French mobile market continues unabated as the owner of SFR, Vivendi's CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy, slated FT Orange for providing Free Mobile with favorable network sharing terms. Article

> The auto industry is now a focus in wireless M2M. Editor's Corner

> Telefónica has joined with Spain's largest publisher Grupo Planeta to expand its e-book content range and to combat Kindle's success in the fast-growing market. Article

And finally... What's after Android Jelly Bean? Key Lime Pie, of course. Article


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