Nexus 4 drops to $199; MVNO GreatCall launches Jitterbug Touch 2

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@FierceWireless: Rumor Mill: BlackBerry weighs Messenger spinoff. Article via @FierceMobiCo[email protected]

> IHS analysts said building the Google Moto X in the United States adds around $5 to the cost of the device. Article

> Motorola's "X8 Computing System" mainly features silicon from Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, according to teardowns of the Moto X. Article

> MVNO GreatCall announced the new Jitterbug Touch 2. Release

> AT&T Mobility will sell the Nokia Lumia 925 for $99. Article

> Google reduced the price of the Nexus 4 to $199. Article

> Apple's iPhone trade-in program is reportedly going to start Aug. 30. Article

> The Options Regulatory Surveillance Authority is going to start an investigation into options trading at Leap Wireless. Article

> Details on the Samsung Galaxy S5 have begun to surface. Article

> Verizon Wireless will begin selling the Kyocera Hydro Elite on Aug. 29 for $100. Article

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> Apple has acquired AlgoTrim, a Swedish software developer dedicated to maximizing mobile data, imaging, video and computer graphics performance while minimizing memory requirements. Article

> Google and Facebook will combine to control close to 70 percent of worldwide mobile ad revenue share in 2013, eMarketer reports. Article

And finally… Microsoft suggests bias in media coverage of Steve Ballmer's exit from the company. Article


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