FCC's McDowell to join think tank; Apple sued over iPhone 4's power button

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> A new iGR study forecasts U.S. LTE infrastructure capex and opex spending will reach $95 billion over the next five years. Release

> Google appears to be preparing a new Maps layout. Article

> BlackBerry said "a number" of North American enterprises have adopted its BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 as part of their mobile strategy. Release

> The United States and Canada will share spectrum along the border of the two countries for mobile broadband. Article

> Jolla will announce its Sailfish OS smartphone May 20. Article

> LG said it plans to commercials its first smartphone with "privacy and business virtualization technology." Release

> Verizon Wireless said it will offer the VMware Horizon Mobile virtual workspace to Android users. Article

> Retiring FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell said he will join the Hudson Institute think tank. Article

> Apple has been sued about an allegedly faulty power button on the iPhone 4. Article

> All of Apple's major competitors now make apps for iOS. Article

> Google CEO Larry Page said vocal cord paralysis is causing his voice problems. Article

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> BlackBerry is urging mobile software developers to build native applications for its fledgling BlackBerry 10 operating system, warning that consumers aggressively dislike BB10 apps and games ported over from Google's rival Android platform. Article

> PayPal announced Cash for Registers, a new program that offers free credit, debit card, check and PayPal processing to any U.S. merchant that swaps out its existing point-of-sale system in favor of the PayPal Here m-commerce system. Article

> Square is now processing more than $15 billion in payments on an annualized basis, up from $10 billion six months ago. The figure excludes transactions completed by coffeehouse chain Starbucks, which began allowing consumers to pay for purchases via the Square Wallet application for iOS and Android late last year. Article

And finally… Apple CEO Tim Cook raised $610,000 for charity by offering himself for a coffee date. Article

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