HTC expects 14% drop in Q4 revenues; Nexus 7 could get 3G

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> HTC said it expects a 14 percent decline in its revenue in the fourth quarter. Article

> The FCC website points to 3G versions of the Nexus 7 tablet. Article

> Amazon reported a $28 million operating loss in its quarter. Article

> Google appears to be hinting again at a possible Nexus 10 device. Article

> The FCC will investigate text message spam. Article

> The FCC's former general counsel, Austin Schlick, joined Google's Washington legal team. Article

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> Sony Entertainment Network is rolling out an updated version of its free Music Unlimited companion app for Apple's iOS, promising a number of new features requested by users. Article

> Worldwide tablet shipments reached 24.7 million units during the third quarter of 2012, rising 43 percent from 17.2 million in the year-ago quarter, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Article

> Apple will launch an ad-supported streaming radio service optimized for iOS devices within the first three months of 2013, Bloomberg reports. Article

And finally… Meet the $2,500 Android tablet. Article