Leap to sell ZTE Groove; DoJ asks for more info from MetroPCS

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@FierceWireless: RT@gigaom: Google wants to take on Apple with an open AirPlay alternative. Article[email protected]

> The Department of Justice asked for more information from MetroPCS regarding its merger with T-Mobile USA. Release

> New leaked videos from Wired show that Microsoft tested its Kin phones but the testers found them lacking. Article

> Ericsson is working with Iran's largest telecom provider. Article

> German union representatives blasted Deutsche Telekom over its treatment of its U.S. workers at T-Mobile USA. Article

> The U.S. International Trade Commission will review a judge's ruling on the Apple vs. Samsung patent litigation. Article

> Leap Wireless' Cricket said it will sell the ZTE Groove. Article

> A key investment banker expressed confidence in Research In Motion. Article

Mobile Content News

> Color Labs will shut down after being acquired by Apple. Article

> Nokia's "Here" mapping service hit Apple's App Store. Article

> Sony Computer Entertainment is kicking off its PlayStation Mobile Developer Program, enabling third-party publishers to create games optimized for PlayStation-certified smartphones and tablets. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Here are five tips for developers gleaned from enterprise apps. Editor's Corner

> FierceDeveloper contributor Jason Ankeny spoke to PlayFirst President and CEO Marco DeMiroz about his return to mobile, Diner Dash's expansion to Android and why retention must precede monetization. Developer Workshop

And finally… Apple is working to trademark the name "iPad Mini." Article


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