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> Gizmodo's Jason Chen has agreed to work with authorities in their investigation of the iPhone 4 prototype dust-up. Article

> Google will discontinue Nexus One sales. Post

> Verizon will discontinue sales of Microsoft's Kin. Article

> The Motorola i1 is now on sale at Sprint Nextel. Article

> The Samsung Captivate is now on sale at AT&T. Article

> Ericsson won a massive managed services contract from China Mobile's regional subsidiary China Mobile Hebei. Article (sub. req.)

> Chinese newspaper 21st Century Business Herald reports a Chinese factory called Lens Technology is the source of the delay in Apple's white iPhone 4, according to Engadget. Article

Mobile Content News

> Verizon said it will expand its V Cast Apps storefront to additional BlackBerry devices. Article

> Location-based social networking service Gowalla issued the first public beta of its Gowalla for BlackBerry application. Article

> Digital marketplace eBay launched its eBay Fashion app for the iPhone. Article

> The nonprofit Symbian Foundation announced an open-source collaboration with Nitobi. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Mobile video services revenue is expected to exceed $2 billion globally in 2013, according to data from ABI Research. Article

> The FCC introduced a $400-million program designed to extend broadband services to rural healthcare providers. Article

> Atheros and Wilocity will collaborate on tri-band chips capable of supporting WiFi in the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands and the WiGig Wireless Gigabit specification in the 60 GHz band. Article

> Subaru announced it will offer WiFi connectivity for the 2011 Outback crossover sports utility as an official accessory. Article

European Wireless News

> Orange is claiming to be the first U.K. operator to launch a healthcare-specific package that aims to reduce the time taken to contact medical professionals. Article

> Tele2 Netherlands, the Dutch MVNO, built a trial LTE network in Diemen and Amsterdam prior to a full-scale launch of the service. Article

> Wireless is rushing into mHealth. Commentary

> O2 Telefónica announced the launch of its first IP telephony services using the technology in Germany. Article

> A new survey shows continued ambivalence toward mobile commerce. Article

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