C Spire launches Ericsson's PTT; Nokia promises 'big' announcement

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> C Spire Wireless will offer push-to-talk services through a new deal with Ericsson. Release

> Nvidia will ship its Shield Android gaming device July 31. Article

> Google's Motorola business is reportedly building a wearable devices division. Article

> Samsung's Galaxy Note III and smart watch products will reportedly be released in September. Article

> Google will fund the Taiwanese manufacturer building its Glass product. Article

> Nokia is promising a "big" announcement for tomorrow. Post

> RadioShack is reportedly tapping an investment bank for additional financing. Article (sub. req.)

> Additional pictures of Motorola's Moto X smartphone have leaked onto the Web. Article

Mobile Content News

> Mozilla will deliver feature releases of its fledgling Firefox OS mobile operating system on a quarterly basis, concurrently pushing out security updates for the previous two feature releases every six weeks. Article

> Nokia's disappointing second-quarter financial results indicate that consumers are "content" with a mobile ecosystem dominated by Google's Android and Apple's iOS, according to an investor note released by Needham & Company Analyst Charlie Wolf. Article

> Facebook revealed that its streamlined Facebook for Every Phone application has eclipsed the 100 million active user benchmark, corresponding to roughly one out of every eight of the social network's mobile users worldwide. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Meru Networks hopes to jumpstart the market for 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology by pricing its first 802.11ac-compatible access point for enterprises at $1,295, which is only $100 more than the company's comparable 802.11n access point. Article

> Gogo said San Francisco is the top airport for travelers who take advantage of its in-flight Wi-Fi services. Article

> Addressing the fact that inclusion of 802.11ac Wi-Fi in its latest Macbook Airs apparently resulted in spotty wireless connectivity, Apple released an update aimed at fixing the problem. Article

European Wireless News

> Iraq's Korek Telecom has selected Nokia Siemens Networks as its network partner as it prepares to launch mobile broadband services to improve on its existing GPRS and EDGE offerings. Article

> In today's tough climate for operators, customer loyalty is key. Editor's Corner

Cable News

> Major cable MSOs must consolidate in order to drive down programming costs and to achieve the scale needed to compete in the long run with Internet giants such as Apple and Google, Liberty Media Corp. chairman John Malone said in an interview published by The Denver Post on Saturday. Article

And finally… Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was surreptitiously recorded by someone wearing Google Glass. Article