Nvidia talks next-gen chips; ZTE may be prepping new Sprint LTE smartphone

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> Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang talked about the company's next two generations of mobile chips, the first is code-named Logan and the second is code-named Parker. Article

> HTC said that a German court's ruling that HTC infringed on Nokia patents will not affect its business as the judgment covers three handsets that HTC no longer imports into Germany. Article.

> The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing protocols to make military wireless networks more secure. Article

> Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone production costs are 15 percent higher than its predecessor, the Galaxy S III. Article

> Microsoft is paying developers $100 for  new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps they create. But the company says that it not its main strategy for getting apps. Article

> ZTE appears to be prepping a new white-label smartphone for Sprint. Article

> A Piper Jaffray analyst say Apple won't use Intel chips in the iPhone or iPad until 2015.  Article

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> Verizon Wireless is updating Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone to run Google's Android 4.2, a.k.a. Jelly Bean. Article

> Apple's new iOS 6.1.3 appears to spell doom for Evasi0n, the popular jailbreak enabling consumers to liberate their iPhones and iPads from the strict guidelines governing the iOS ecosystem. Article

> Amazon is the latest digital media giant reportedly considering a streaming music service.  Article

And finally…  Mike Lazaridis, former co-CEO of BlackBerry, is starting a $97 million quantum technology fund aimed at making devices like the medical tricorder from "Star Trek" a reality. Article

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