LightSquared teams with Soundtracker; PlayBook drops to $200

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> LightSquared announced a deal with Soundtracker that will allow Soundtracker to "offer its customers a product that bundles music with connectivity--eliminating concerns that consumers will rack up huge monthly wireless fees while listening to their favorite music." Release

> The Samsung Illusion is heading to Verizon Wireless for $79. Article

> Satellite company Iridium announced a new service for Apple iOS devices. Release

> Dish Network trademarked the term Ollo for its planned mobile broadband service. Article

> Samsung appears poised to support Google TV. Article

> Qualcomm is interested in investing in wireless charging technologies. Article

> Nokia is reportedly preparing the Lumia 601. Article

> Samsung could launch a white Galaxy S II Skyrocket for AT&T Mobility. Article

> Standard & Poor's lowered its rating on Clearwire. Article

> Research In Motion cut the price of its PlayBook tablet to $200. Article

> Android 4.0 will get Adobe's Flash player by year-end. Article

> Verizon Wireless detailed its planned LTE market launches for Dec. 15. Article

Mobile Content News

> MetroPCS will offer content from Disney, ABC and ESPN. Release

> Wireless trade group CTIA, in partnership with the Entertainment Software Rating Board, will announce a new mobile app rating system during a press conference Nov. 29. Article

> Google's Android operating system accounted for 56 percent of mobile ad impressions across the Millennial Media network in October 2011. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Can developers make money in the Android Market? Editor's Corner

> Mobile software development marketplace Verious is transitioning out of beta. Article

> Research In Motion released its BlackBerry Java SDK v7.1 beta for both the BlackBerry Java Plug-in for Eclipse and the BlackBerry Java Development Environment on Windows. Article

And finally... The Hewlett-Packard TouchPad was the best-selling non-Apple tablet in the United States this year so far. Article


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