Google could be planning LTE Nexus phone; T-Mobile to sell Samsung Dart for free

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@FierceWireless: RT @BGR: BGR Interview: Verizon Wireless CMO Marni Walden on Android, Apple, tablets and new BlackBerry phones: Article | [email protected]

> Research In Motion faces a day of reckoning today as it reports its quarterly earnings. Artice (sub. req.)

> Google reportedly publishes the estimated location of millions of mobile devices, according to Cnet. Article

> AT&T's CEO declined to speculate on possible divestitures that the company could be required to make in its attempts to acquire T-Mobile USA. Article

> Nortel delayed its patent auction by a week. Article

> Nuance acquired SVOX. Article

> O2 UK said it will not sell the Research In Motion BlackBerry PlayBook tablet because "there are some issues with the end to end customer experience." Article

> Samsung in the United States named Todd Pendleton as its new chief marketing officer. Release

> Best Buy and Telespree introduced a new prepaid mobile broadband service for the retailer's Best Buy Connect service. Release

> Google is reportedly planning an LTE-capable Nexus device. Article

> T-Mobile USA will sell the Samsung Dart for free with a service contract. Release

> Aylus Networks announced the closing of an equity financing round of $16 million. Release

Mobile Content News

> Yahoo is introducing AppSpot, a free solution that the company said helps consumers more efficiently identify the best apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Android Market. Article

> Zynga introduced CityVille Hometown, which the company touts as its first mobile social game offered in multiple languages: English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Article

> Facebook is reportedly developing an HTML5-based mobile platform optimized for Apple's iPhone and iPad but designed to circumvent the App Store distribution channel. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Wireless broadband network operator KeyOn Communications announced it acquired the voice-over-IP assets of CommX. Article

> Cablevision announced it bumped up the speed of its Optimum Wi-Fi network--to 15 Mbps downstream from its previous speed of 3 Mbps. Article

European Wireless News

> The three largest operators in the United Kingdom announced a joint mobile payments effort. Article

> BT said it is pleased with the results of initial trials to provide wireless broadband in remote rural areas using white space spectrum. Article

> Having only introduced the service in May, 3UK revealed that around 15,000 of its subscribers are already making HD Voice calls every day. Article

And finally... @pnjarich: So, CTIA is now calling HSPA+ 4G? I suppose when your members do it... Post. Tweet

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