Nokia intros new Asha 308 and 309; MetroPCS adds Huawei Pinnacle 2

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> Sprint Nextel expanded its LTE footprint. Article

> AT&T is selling mobile security products for businesses. Release

> MVNO Ting is targeting small businesses. Post

> MetroPCS is selling the Huawei Pinnacle 2. Article

> HTC could be preparing a phablet that would sell as the Google Nexus 5. Article

> Samsung is arguing that there was misconduct among the jury in its legal battle with Apple. Article

> Foxconn reopened a plant after a worker riot. Article

> Nokia introduced the Asha 308 and 309. Release

> Google released its Nexus 7 tablet in Japan. Article

> Brightstar purchased mobile phone recycler Mobile Phone Xchange. Article

Mobile Content News

> Nokia introduced Life+, a Web-based free application that expands the handset maker's Life information services suite to its new Asha 308 and Asha 309 touchscreen smartphones. Article

> Two-thirds of mobile developers believe a mobile-first social startup could disrupt Facebook's dominance over the social networking segment, according to a new survey conducted by Appcelerator and research firm IDC. Article

> Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company has not taken any steps to submit a native mapping application for Apple's iOS platform after Apple dumped Google Maps in favor of its own homegrown location services. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Here are 5 design principles for Windows 8 that developers should use. Editor's Corner

> Automakers may have high hopes, but a new research report proves that app stores and developers are still firmly in the driver's seat when it comes to satisfying the needs of mobile consumers. Article

And finally… AT&T gave an 11 year old $20,000 for an anti-texting while driving app. Article