Cisco to acquire BroadHop; TracFone's Straight Talk could sell Apple iPhone 4

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> Sprint Nextel turned on LTE in a number of markets including Chicago. Article. Separately, AT&T Mobility also lit up a number of new LTE markets. Article

> Sprint agreed to pay Clearwire a $120 million breakup fee if its $2.2 billion purchase of Clearwire does not go through. Article

> Cisco announced plans to acquire policy control and service management vendor BroadHop. Post

> Nvidia appears to be planning a Tegra 4 chip. Article

> TracFone's Straight Talk appears to be preparing for the sale of the Apple iPhone 4. Article

> Huawei confirmed plans to release its Ascend W1 and D2 at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show. Article

> Simplexity said Frank Bennett will replace Andy Zeinfeld as its CEO. Release

> U.S. Cellular said it will upgrade its Samsung Galaxy S III to Android version Jelly Bean. Article

> Samsung Electronics announced the Galaxy Grand. Article

> Nielsen said it will buy Arbitron for $1.26 billon. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple is reportedly in talks with foursquare about sharing data. Article

> Facebook is rolling out updated versions of its iOS and Android social networking applications, adding a new local recommendations feature that suggests spots favored by the user's Facebook contacts. Article

> More than 10 million Apple device owners downloaded the new Google Maps for iOS in its first two days of App Store availability, Google announced. Article

Mobile Developer News

> New legislation on app tracking raises questions that developers should answer. Editor's Corner

> FierceDeveloper contributor Jason Ankeny spoke to PicsArt co-founder and CTO Arto Mehrabyan about the app's success on Android, its expansion to iOS and the importance of giving the people what they want. Developer Workshop

And finally… Microsoft to Google: Don't discontinue ActiveSync support. Article