Cross Telephone licenses Verizon's LTE spectrum; HTC reportedly leaking out Mecha

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> HTC is reportedly leaking images of an unreleased phone that may be called the Mecha or the Incredible HD. Article

> HTC opened a research and development office in Durham, N.C. Release

> Microsoft is rumored to be preparing a version of Windows for ARM chip technology. Article

> The International Trade Commission has agreed to hear a complaint by Motorola against Microsoft. Article

> Cross Telephone in Oklahoma said it will participate in Verizon Wireless' rural LTE licensing program. Release

> Ericsson purchased Optimi. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Ford Motor Company added support for Apple's iPhone to its AppLink software platform. Article

> Apple confirmed it removed from the App Store an iPhone and iPad application enabling users to view content from WikiLeaks. Article

> More than half of consumers have scanned mobile barcodes over the holiday season. Article

> Movie ticketing and information provider Fandango launched a free application for Apple's iPad tablet. Article

And finally... The Verizon iPhone in song. Video