HTC Elite bound for AT&T; Nokia plans CES event

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> Gemalto acquired SensorLogic. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Release

> Nuance said it will acquire Vlingo. Article

> Skype said it will offer free Wi-Fi in 50 U.S. airports. Article

> Verizon Wireless asked the FCC to quickly approve its purchase of SpectrumCo's AWS spectrum licenses. Article

> Nokia announced a battery fix for its Lumia 800 for next year. Article

> Nokia announced a CES press event. Article

> Verizon Wireless confirmed problems with signal reception on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Article

> Wireless carriers have stayed quiet about rumblings for a nationwide ban on talking while driving. Article (sub. req.)

> A Metrico Wireless study found similar download speeds on Verizon Wireless' and AT&T Mobility's LTE networks. Article

> Google is reportedly planning a "Nexus" tablet. Article

> HTC is reportedly preparing the Elite smartphone for AT&T release next year. Article

> Forbes looked into the mysterious dual-core LTE chip that Research In Motion is waiting for. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google.com was the most popular mobile website of 2011 among Opera Mini browser users. Article

> Panasonic, Samsung Electronics, SanDisk, Sony and Toshiba have agreed to collaborate on the development of new content protection technologies designed for implementation across connected devices. Article

> GreatCall announced the availability of its first Android OS application, MedCoach. Release

Mobile Developer News

> What were the stories that shaped 2011? Editor's Corner

> Christmastime is here, and Khush is celebrating the season with the launch of Singing Santa. Developer Workshop

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