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> Nokia celebrated after an IPCom patent attack was invalidated. Article

> LightSquared's creditors reportedly unite against Harbinger Capital Partners' Phil Falcone. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it deployed IPv6 across its entire network. Article

> Huawei forecasts handset shipments above 100 million this year. Article

> Google's Eric Schmidt took the stand in the court case with Oracle over Google's use of Java in Android. Article

> The microwave backhaul equipment market is expected to surpass $11 billion by 2016, according to a Maravedis report. Release

> Motorola Solutions reported lower net income in the first quarter but a 7 percent rise in sales. Article

> Sprint Nextel joined the CWA to ask the FCC to stop the "shot clock" of its review of Verizon Wireless' deals with cable companies. Article

> Sequans joined Verizon's LTE Innovation Program. Release

> One observer thinks Orbis is unlikey to hold out over Vodafone's Cable & Wireless Worldwide offer. Article (sub. req.)

> Edgewater Wireless entered into a channel partnership with Nomadix. Release

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> Microsoft said it will soon require all consumers wishing to install applications from its Windows Phone Marketplace to first upgrade their smartphones to run the latest version of the Windows Phone operating system. Article

> Apple's App Store now boasts more than 600,000 applications developed for its iOS operating system, an increase of roughly 50,000 new apps in under two months. Article

> RIM unveiled a redesigned version of its BlackBerry Beta Zone consumer trial program, promising an improved user interface bolstered by new interactive elements. Article

And finally... Beer bottles used to smuggle iPhones into China. Article

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