Droid 4 reportedly on tap for December; Kindle surges on Black Friday

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> Apple reportedly enjoyed significant sales during Black Friday. Article

> Best Buy reportedly canceled orders for more Research In Motion BlackBerry PlayBook tablets. Article

> LightSquared announced a new deal with EATEL. Release

> Amazon said Black Friday sales of Kindle were strong. Article

> Patent firm IPCom is seeking a block on HTC's German phone sales. Article

> Sony Ericsson said it would discontinue offering its Sync service. Article

> LG said it will upgrade some of its phones, including its Optimus 2X, to Android 4.0, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich. Article

> Motorola could offer the Droid 4 in December. Article

Mobile Content News

> Hewlett-Packard announced several webOS apps for sale. Post

> Russian search giant Yandex has acquired mobile solutions developer SPB Software. Article

> Hours after casual gaming marketplace Big Fish announced the launch of its cloud-based Play Instantly! subscription service for Apple's iPad tablet, Apple unceremoniously removed the gaming application from its App Store. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Vodafone and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced a partnership in which the operator will be the preferred provider to offer connectivity for the 3G version of Sony's new portable gaming console, PlayStation Vita. Article

> China Mobile could add 20,000 TD-LTE base stations to its trial networks in 2012. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks' plan to focus on the mobile broadband market is receiving kudos from industry analysts. Article

European Wireless News

> Does Apple or the wireless carriers own the customer? Editor's Corner

> Hutchison 3G is offering €1.4 billion to acquire Orange Austria in a deal that could be approved by next month. Article

> Nokia is claiming that sales of its flagship Lumia smartphone are off to an excellent start in the UK. Article

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