Samsung Exhilarate arrives at AT&T; Microsoft kills Zune

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> The Samsung Exhilarate is scheduled to hit AT&T Mobility stores June 10. Article

> Apple was denied a ban on Samsung tablet sales in the United States. Article

> A former Texas Instruments executive, Gregg Lowe, was named Freescale Semiconductor's CEO. Article

> Apple and Google have expanded their battle to mobile maps. Article (sub. req.)

> Research In Motion's stock dropped into the single digits. Article

> Microsoft is getting rid of its Zune brand. Article

> Texas Instruments announced its new Wi-Fi certified Miracast technology, based on the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi Display Specification, which the company said will allow users to transfer video from mobile devices to larger screens. Release

> Wedge Networks announced a new mobile security platform for carriers. Release

> Leap Wireless' Cricket launched a new BlackBerry Curve. Article

Mobile Content News

> Square signed new retail agreements with Walgreens, Staples and FedEx Office, doubling the number of locations selling its signature credit card reader to 20,000. Article

> Microsoft unveiled Xbox SmartGlass, a cross-platform application enabling consumers to interact with their Xbox 360 entertainment console via smartphone, tablet or PC. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Frustration is growing over the sluggish rollout of Ice Cream Sandwich. Article

> How can developers protect consumers' privacy? Industry Voices

And finally… "The Dark Knight Rises" on the Nokia Lumia 900. Article


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