Foxconn says iPhone demand is hard to handle; T-Mobile hints at new video service

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@FierceWireless: [email protected]verge: Apple finally gets its patent on a rectangle with rounded corners. Article[email protected]

> Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs said that the company is no longer impacted by supply constraints for its newest chipsets. Article

> Research in Motion said that the BlackBerry 10 platform is now certified for use by the U.S. government. Release

> Apple has to pay about $368 million to the Internet security maker VirNetX for patent infringement. Article

> Taiwan's Foxconn said it is having difficulty handling iPhone demand. Article

Mobile Content News

> Rovio Entertainment and Lucasfilm Ltd. jointly introduced Angry Birds Star Wars. Article

> Opera Software launched Web Pass, enabling operator partners to offer subscribers pay-as-you-go access to the mobile Internet. Article

> Starting today consumers may pay for their Starbucks Coffee Company purchases using the Square Wallet application for iOS and Android devices. Article

> Two weeks after launching Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note II, Sprint Nextel (is rolling out the phablet's first software update that includes a Multi-Window View feature. Article

> T-Mobile USA is considering services that would deliver faster and more comprehensive video services to subscribers. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Facebook is testing a feature that would allow its users free access to Wi-Fi networks at businesses by checking in at those locations on Facebook. Article

> Aruba Networks has become the latest Wi-Fi vendor to have products certified for interoperability by the Wi-Fi Alliance's Passpoint program. Article

European Wireless News

> OTT messaging adoption may marginalize Europe's operators. Feature

> The leading UK operators have renamed their mobile payments joint venture "Weve" and are teaming up to offer customers specialized services.  Article

> Vodafone Spain will reintroduce subsidized smartphones after losing more than 600,000 customers in the second quarter. Article

> Telefónica's posted a net profit for the third quarter thanks in large part to its successful Latin American operations, which offset poor performances from its European businesses. Article

And finally Here's a warm and fuzzy iOS app that combines weather and puppies. Article


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