Fujitsu, Toshiba combine handset units; Broadcom purchases NFC company

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>   An FBI division that specializes in computer crimes has taken over the investigation into a security loophole at AT&T that allowed a  group to tap into some iPad 3G users' personal e-mail addresses.  Article

> Fujitsu and Toshiba, which are both targeting the Japanese cell phone market, have decided to combine their handset operations. Article

> Location Based Technologies received approval for its PocketFinder and PetFinder devices for AT&T Mobility's network. Release

> Broadcom has agreed to purchase near-field communications firm Innovision Research & Technology PLC in an all-cash offer. Release

> Clearwire issued a a reminder today that its previously announced rights offering will expire at 5:00 p.m., ET, on June 21, 2010. At the present time the Company does not anticipate extending the rights offering.  Release

> Nokia's vice president of markets, Anssi Vanjoki, said that beginning in 2011 more of the company's devices will include near field communications technology. Article

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 > Research in Motion's revamp of the BlackBerry OS can't come soon enough as consumer interest in the platform is lagging. Commentary

> Kobo announced its availability across smartphones powered by Google's Android mobile operating system.  Article

> Motricity finally began trading on the NASDAQ Friday, offering 6 million shares of common stock priced at $10 per share. Article

And finally... Beer pong is now a competitive sport with a $25,000 prize.  Article

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