HTC reportedly eyeing tablet; Verizon Wireless snaps up URLs for iPhone

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> LG is planning smartphones and tablets that will interact with the company's home appliances. Article

> Freescale introduced a new range of application processors. Release

> Qualcomm reportedly will invest in $1 billion in a display plant in Taiwan. Article

> Samsung has sold 10 million Galaxy S smartphones. Article

> Skype announced two-way video calling for mobile. Article

> Nokia Siemens' purchase of Motorola's infrastructure business has been delayed. Article

> HTC may be planning a tablet device. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent paid $137 million in relation to bribery charges. Article

> A Huawei video-calling tablet for Vodafone has arrived at the FCC. Article

> T-Mobile USA and Motorola are reportedly planning to unveil at CES a follow-up to the vendor's Cliq Android phone. Article

> Verizon Wireless has purchased URLs for a Verizon iPhone. Article

Mobile Content News

> Nokia Beta Labs introduced Mobile Documents. Article

> Facebook raised $500 million from global investment banking and securities firm Goldman Sachs Group and Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies. Article

> Sprint Nextel has partnered with health monitoring systems provider BodyMedia. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> AT&T Mobility is expanding its WiFi hotzone project. Article

> Research firm In-Stat predicts worldwide annual hotspot connections will grow to more than 11 billion by 2014. Article

> The FCC released a Notice of Inquiry pertaining to the dynamic use of spectrum. Article

> Japanese operator NTT DoCoMo made good on its promise to launch LTE service in December. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone is mulling the potential sale of its $10.9 billion stake in French mobile operator SFR to Vivendi. Article

> The European Commission announced that the first universal mobile phone chargers will arrive in Europe in the first months of 2011. Article

> Everything Everywhere, the joint venture between France Telecom and Deutsche Telekom, will retain both operators' brands. Article

And finally... Apple's iPhone continues to suffer alarm troubles. Article


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