Samsung could be planning a Galaxy Note III; IDC forecasts tablets to outsell PCs in 2015

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> Samsung appears to be preparing a Galaxy Note III. Article

> ST-Ericsson found a buyer for its navigation business, but the identity of the buyer is not yet known. Article

> IDC predicted the worldwide tablet market will surpass portable PC shipments in 2013 and total PC shipments in 2015. Release

> Samsung reportedly outsold Nokia in Finland during the first quarter. Article

> PC Mobile could start selling smartphones. Article

Mobile Content News

> Amazon introduced Engagement Reports, a free, zero-integration service promising Appstore for Android developer partners expanded insight into application usage and performance. Article

> Google and Microsoft are collaborating on a native YouTube video application optimized for the latter's Windows Phone mobile operating system. Article

> Nokia is rolling out Mail for Exchange, which delivers work email access to entry-level smartphones running the manufacturer's Asha mobile operating system. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Partners NEC Europe and SpiderCloud Wireless--claiming mobile operators are increasingly focused on using small cells to deliver in-building coverage and capacity for medium to large enterprises--announced they are engaged in "numerous" market trials with leading carriers across four continents. Article

> While backhaul newcomer Vubiq is discussing its planned 60 GHz/5 GHz products with leading mobile carriers, backhaul old-timer E-Band Communications, recently sold off its assets and intellectual property rights. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone Spain is now claiming that it will beat rivals Yoigo and Orange in the race to launch commercial LTE services in the recession-hit country, and said services will be available as of this week. Article

> The European Commission has sent questions to operators in Europe to determine whether Apple's sales tactics for the iPhone in Europe are shutting out smartphone rivals. Article

And finally… Noise-cancelling technology could be used to increase the amount of data traveling over networks. Article

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