MagicJack quits femtocell; ZTE dials up Verizon phone

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> MagicJack has dropped plans for a femtocell and instead is moving forward with software for super cheap VoIP calling via mobiles. Article

> Qualcomm promised a 1.5 GHz Snapdragon processor for the fourth quarter of this year. Article

> ZTE's Salute for Verizon Wireless is available through online retailer Wirefly. Article

> Samsung is testing an update to its Galaxy S phones to address GPS problems, and promised to issue the fix by September. Article

> An Apple manager was indicted in a kickback scheme with Asian component suppliers. Article (sub. req.)

> The new BlackBerry Torch is available for $99 with a two-year AT&T Mobility contract through online retailer Amazon. Article

> How did the summer HTC Evo vs. Apple iPhone 4 battle play out? Post

Mobile Content News

> Ad-campaign delays continue to hamper Apple's iAd service. Article

> Streaming video service provider Hulu is reportedly planning an initial public offering. Article

> Sprint Nextel launched its new Sprint Football Live application. Article

> Apple named Near Field Communications veteran Benjamin Vigier product manager of its mobile commerce unit. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Devicescape entered the WiFi location business. Article

> ChinaTel Group is working with CECT-Chinacomm Communications to deploy a WiMAX network in the 3.5 GHz band across 29 markets in China. Article

> Lockheed Martin developed what is called a persistent wireless broadband network available to soldiers on the battlefield for tactical use. Article

European Wireless News

> Telecom Italia Mobile started the second and final phase of its LTE tests. Article

> A new study claims revenues generated by femtocell deployments worldwide will reach $4 billion by 2014. Article

> The CEO of Vodafone UK acknowledged that much of the company's customer-facing processes were "sub-optimal." Article

> Smartphone operating systems will dictate the future. Commentary

And finally... Justin Bieber sent a rival's phone number to 4.5 million of his Twitter followers. Article


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