CTIA heads to San Diego; Samsung promises record Q2

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> CTIA said its fall "Enterprise & Applications" trade show will return to the San Diego Convention Center in 2011 and 2012. Release

> MediaTek, Infineon and Spreadtrum increased their share in cellular basebands in the first quarter of 2010, according to Strategy Analytics. Release

> Nokia said it contacted Russian authorities to "assist" in obtaining what the company calls "unauthorized Nokia property" currently in the possession of Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin. Post

> Bruce Gottlieb, chief counsel and senior adviser to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, will leave the agency for a position at Atlantic Media, according to the Washington Post. Article

> Synchronoss announced it will buy FusionOne for around $40 million in cash and stock. Article

> According to local reports, Japanese carrier DoCoMo plans to unlock its phones, allowing subscribers to take their phones with them when they switch carriers. Article

> Samsung said it expects to post a record operating profit in the second quarter. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Book vendor Borders opened a digital bookstore with mobile support for Android and BlackBerry. Article

> Twitter said it will expand into digital commerce services with the launch of Earlybird Exclusive Offers. Article

> Apple will institute new App Store security measures after an iPhone application developer breached hundreds of customer accounts. Article

> Microsoft ported its Silverlight player to the Symbian platform. Article

And finally... Speaking to the Financial Times, Lenovo's chief executive said Apple CEO Steve Jobs "doesn't care about China." Article


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