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> LG announced a new Android user interface for its Optimus phones. Article

> Hewlett-Packard said it sold its AppSystem for the SAP HANA database and related services to T-Mobile USA. Article

> T-Mobile USA's new Small Business Productivity Plan goes for $99.98 per month and includes unlimited data, talk and text plus overage-free 5 GB Mobile Broadband service with a two-year agreement. Release

> Apple defended Siri's performance in a class-action lawsuit. Article

> Gartner said worldwide mobile phone sales declined 2 percent in the first quarter of 2012. Release

> According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple could release an iPhone with a larger screen. Article (sub. req.)

> Sprint Nextel shareholders voted to re-elect Dan Hesse. Article

> Sprint reportedly plans to further tighten its upgrade policy. Post (reg. req.)

> China Mobile is in talks with Apple for the iPhone. Article

> Virgin Atlantic rolled out an in-flight cell phone service. Article

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> A month after acquiring photo-sharing application Instagram for $1 billion, Facebook has scooped up the similar Lightbox. Article

> U.S. smartphone owners now average 41 applications per device, up 28 percent from the 2011 average of 32 apps, according to new data from Nielsen. Article

> Mobile social gaming powerhouse Zynga is committed to acquiring new talent and startups, a key company executive said, indicating Zynga will continue its buying streak. Article

And finally... According to a new survey, nearly half of all iPhone users would buy an Apple iTV. Release

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