LightSquared chooses Siterra for network management; Boost Seeks new Samsung phone

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> LightSquared will use Siterra's Web-based software to manage the deployment, installation, operation and maintenance of LightSquared's forthcoming LTE network. Release

> LG upped its expectations for smartphone sales to 6 million for this year. Article

> Verizon Wireless will sell the Samsung Gusto feature phone for $19.99 with a $50 mail-in rebate and two-year contract. Release

> Motorola's original Droid can now be upgraded to version 2.2 of Google's Android operating system. Article

> Plastic Logic canceled plans to sell a wireless-capable ereader. Article (sub. req.)

> Ericsson has sold 2 million base stations. Release

> Motorola said it now counts 10 million iDEN subscribers outside the United States. Article

> India may shut down BlackBerry, according to Reuters. Article

> Wi-Lan said it settled its patent litigation with UT-Starcom. Article

> Google promised to announce new mobile services on Thursday, and some expect integrated video calling. Article

> Boost Mobile will sell the touchscreen Samsung Seek, which sports a slide-out Qwerty keyboard, for $149. Release

> U.S. Cellular said it will sell the Android-powered HTC Desire starting Aug. 27. Release

> President Obama signed a bill banning cell phones in prisons. Article

Mobile Content News

> A new, malicious Android app, disguised as a media player, can covertly send SMS messages to premium-rate numbers. Article

> Dell launched a mobile applications storefront. Article

> Social networking giant Facebook is poised to introduce a location-aware check-in solution to rival upstarts like Foursquare, Gowalla and Loopt. Article

> European regulators have joined the Federal Trade Commission's ongoing antitrust probe to determine whether Apple's iPhone Developer Program License Agreement threatens competition. Article

> Research In Motion introduced its new, free BlackBerry Podcasts application. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Research In Motion released a new Java SDK to support its new BlackBerry 6 mobile OS. Article

> Google is selling unlocked Nexus Ones to developers. Article

> Microsoft introduced Mobile App Match, a new website designed to connect mobile software developers with the consumer segment. Article

European Wireless News

> LG will exhibit at next year's Mobile World Congress trade show. Article

And finally... iPhone users have more sex. Article

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