MetroPCS will sell the Android-powered Samsung Admire; Apple blocks Samsung's tablets in EU

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> Adtran announced it acquired Bluesocket. Release

> Sprint Nextel said it will scale back the use of handset rebates in the third quarter. Article (sub. req.)

> The FCC said it has no timetable for its review of LightSquared. Article

> Apple is suing Motorola in Europe over the Motorola Xoom tablet's design. Article

> Sprint plans to enter the cloud services business in the fourth quarter. Article

> Samsung's efforts to sell its tablets in most of the European Union have been blocked by an Apple lawsuit. Article (sub. req.)

> Apple plans to open a store in Research In Motion's headquarters of Waterloo, Canada. Article

> MetroPCS introduced the Android-powered Samsung Admire. Article

> Verizon Wireless is blocking unofficial tethering services. Article

> The FCC said it plans to consider streamlining the review process for foreign ownership of wireless licenses. Release

> Apple briefly passed Exxon Mobile as the world's most valuable company. Article

> The FCC said it will free up spectrum for wireless backhaul. Article

> Samsung and Nvidia teamed up for a new Androdi smartphone, the Galaxy R. Article

> Fujitsu is posied to release the first Windows Phone Mango device. Article

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> Newspaper company Tribune Co. is reportedly preparing a tablet device that could include a wireless component. Article

> Facebook introduced a dedicated messaging app for iOS and Android devices. Article

> Sprint is pushing security apps to subscribers via a new deal with McAfee. Article

> MTV Networks introduced Live and Local, a free location-based concert finder app optimized for the iOS and Android platforms. Article

> Amazon introduced a cloud-based ereader that can bypass Apple's App Store stipulations. Article

> BlackBerry Messenger was tied to the riots in London. Article

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