Leap to sell Huawei Ascend Q for $139; InterDigital lawsuit against Nokia moves forward

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@FierceWireless: Nokia adds location-based Groupon deals to Lumia smartphones. Article (via @FierceMobiCo) | [email protected]

> A U.S. court revived a patent dispute between InterDigital and Nokia. Article

> Leap Wireless' Cricket will sell the Huawei Ascend Q Android smartphone for $139. Release

> Huawei said it is looking into claims that there are flaws in its routers. Article       

> Research In Motion said it did not tinker with the security features of its BlackBerry service in India. Article

> Sony reported a wider net loss in its fiscal first quarter. Article

> Sharp said it will start shipping iPhone screens to Apple this month. Article

> U.S. Cellular will offer the Motorola Mobility Electrify 2 and Defy XT. Release

Mobile Content News

> Google said it introduced a cloud function for its Wallet service that will support any credit card. Article

> Isis, the nationwide m-commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, is reportedly poised to begin consumer trials in the Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas markets on August 20. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> T-Mobile USA, which has registered its disdain for multi-device service plans offered by rivals, is adding Smith Micro Software's connection manager to mobile hotspot devices and smartphones it markets in a bid to encourage customers to connect their Wi-Fi devices to T-Mobile's 3G and 4G networks. Article

> United Online announced a preliminary plan to separate into two independent, publicly traded companies, one of which will include its NetZero 4G Mobile Broadband business. Article

European Wireless News

> Nokia shares rose sharply on Wednesday, boosted by industry rumors that Chinese computer maker Lenovo may be interested in the struggling Finnish firm. However, Lenovo dismissed such rumors. Article

> Everything Everywhere will boost its MVNO activity using a new partnership with mobile virtual network aggregator Atmovia. Article

And finally… Steve Wozniak's birthday, in photos. Article


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