MetroPCS announces Galaxy S Lightray 4G; RIM CEO details BlackBerry 10 licensing

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@FierceWireless: RT @verge: Samsung's first Australian store will be on the same block as Apple's. Article | [email protected]

> Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins further discussed the company's possible plans to license BlackBerry 10. Article

> HTC warned of a third-quarter revenue drop. Article

> Virgin Mobile's payLo will sell the Samsung Entro and Samsung Montage phones. Release

> Apple commands 68 percent of the tablet market, according to IDC. Article

> MetroPCS announced the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray 4G smartphone. Release

> Samsung said it isn't trying to improperly influence the jury in its trial against Apple. Article

> Microsoft's Windows Phone platform garnered 3.2 percent of the market. Article

> Sprint Nextel MVNO Ting said it will sell the LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S III. Release

> Samsung will reportedly introduce a new Galaxy Note later this month. Article

> AT&T stores will reportedly transition next year from PCs for sales to iPads. Article

> Wendy's restaurants will offer Wi-Fi service through Boingo Wireless. Release

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> Hours after Google unveiled a cloud-based overhaul of its Wallet contactless payment application trumpeting support for all major credit and debit cards, American Express revealed it never authorized its cards for use with the service. Article

> Microsoft is alerting developers to cease using the 'Metro' brand in reference to the touch-enabled user interface integrated into its Windows Phone operating system, with sources telling The Verge that the change could be related to a trademark dispute with German retail giant Metro AG. Article

And finally… Nokia is going to pair nail polish with its Lumia phones. Article

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