LG hints at a new tablet; InterDigital opens a London office

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@FierceMobiCo: Apple's iOS 7 available to consumers Sept. 10, developer email says. Article | [email protected]

> Samsung says Ericsson demanded billions more for its patent licenses after their agreement expired in 2007. Article

> Broadcom  is  adding Wi-Fi Direct to its WICED (Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices) platform, hoping to spur adoption of wearable wireless sensors. Release

> ARM Holdings acquired Finnish software company Sensinode that has been building software for the "Internet of Things." Article

> Private equity firm Wasserman & Co. offered to take Globecomm private for $340 million. Article

> Research from the U.S. government found that 79 percent of malware threats in 2012 took place on Android while 0.7 percent happened on iOS. Article

> LG posted a YouTube ad about the LG G Pad 8.3 that hints of a new tablet. Article

> InterDigital opened a London office that will focus on advanced wireless research, including 5G technologies. Release

> Microsoft is taking on Google's Motorola Mobility unit this week in two separate trials that involve  the patents behind smartphone and Internet technology. Article

> Microsoft has decided to ban reporters from its Sept. 19 financial analyst meeting. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Apple's five-year App Store anniversary gift to consumers didn't necessarily pay off in terms of downloads, according to a recent report from Distimo. Article

> According to a recent report, more than 47,000 apps, or about 40 percent of the entire BlackBerry App World store, were created by a single firm known as S4BB. Article

> Is it time for app developers to declare "game over?" Commentary

> The free Voxer Walkie-Talkie application breathes new life into push-to-talk. Feature

Mobile Content News

> AT&T Mobility has started offering cellular network support for preloaded video chat applications like Google's Hangouts. Article

> Amazon launched its Mobile Associates API, enabling Android developer partners to merchandise millions of Amazon.com physical and digital items within apps. Article

> Nokia released an updated version of its Music streaming service for Microsoft's Windows Phone 8, adding concert notifications and new release alerts. Article

And finally... Despite doom-sayers, another survey reports that Microsoft's mobile platform has a chance at success. Article

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