NSN highlights signaling traffic improvements in iOS 4.2; Verizon HTC Merge again breaks cover

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> Intel and Nvidia are in discussions to end their patent dispute. Article

> Samsung detailed a new NFC chip. Article

> The unannounced Verizon Wireless HTC Merge continues to pop up in unexpected places. Article

> T-Mobile USA reportedly plans to introduce new international calling plans Dec. 8. Article

> Verizon Wireless is testing its Home Phone Connect offering in New York and Connecticut. Article

> MetroPCS launched LTE in San Francisco. Release

> The Dell Venue Pro will go for $99 with a T-Mobile USA service contract. Article

> Shares in Research In Motion jumped after a financial analyst praised the company's new tablet operating system. Article

> Nokia Siemens tests show Apple's iOS 4.2 eases signaling traffic. Article

Mobile Content News

> AOL introduced an iTunes-style content management program for Android that sports wireless sync. Article

> Research In Motion sued Kik for patent infringement. Article

> DoubleTwist added wireless syncing to its Android app. Article

> Mobile application downloads in the U.S. increased 25 percent over the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Article

> Mobile Web usage across Research In Motion's BlackBerry operating system surpassed Apple's iOS for the first time in November. Article

> Microsoft won't pay Windows Phone 7 developers until February. Article

> Yahoo unveiled its top mobile searches from 2010. Post

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