C Spire Wireless to sell Motorola Milestone X2; Sony Ericsson could be planning Android 'super phone'

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@FierceWireless: RT @BGR: BlackBerry 10 is a failure that won't be able to compete, company source says. Article | [email protected]

> The U.S. transportation secretary said he won't back a ban on using cell phones while driving. Article (sub. req.)

> Microsoft said it won't attend the Consumer Electronics Show starting next year. Article

> Verizon Wireless said a fix for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is coming, and will address signal strength issues. Article

> Sony Ericsson said it will upgrade its Xperia smartphones to Google 4.0, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich, starting in March. Article

> A German court is ruling in Samsung's favor  in its copyright fight against Apple. Article

> Huawei likely will release a flagship smartphone in February. Article

> Sony Ericsson is reportedly planning an Android "super phone" with LTE. Article

> C Spire Wireless said it will sell the Motorola Milestone X2 for $99. Release

Mobile Content News

> T-Mobile USA has installed Carrier IQ's controversial mobile analytics measurement tool across nine different devices in use by about 450,000 subscribers. Article

> With tablets, smartphones and e-readers high atop many wish lists this holiday season, Amazon.com is launching its new Best of Digital storefront. Article

> Spotify is now available for BlackBerry. Post

Broadband Wireless News

> AT&T's failed $39 billion bid for T-Mobile USA may be a boon for tower companies. Article

> AT&T likely won't be ready to ramp up its capex now that it has walked away from the T-Mobile merger. Article

> Now that AT&T has walked away from its $39 billion bid for T-Mobile USA, Dish Network and Clearwire have seen a boost in their stock most likely thanks to their vast spectrum positions. Article

And finally... The Angry Birds have arrived on Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook. Article