Samsung files Galaxy Gear patent; BlackBerry loses more executives

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@FierceWireless: RT@CNETNews: Best Buy to open its first Windows Store today. Article[email protected]

> Verizon and Motorola Solutions announced they will sell the VML 700 LTE Vehicle Modem R1.1 to first responders. Release

> Executives continue to depart BlackBerry. Article (sub. req.)

> Samsung filed patents for a Galaxy Gear smart watch. Article

> AT&T expanded its LTE network to new markets. Article

> Nuance reduced its revenue forecast. The company also said it will move to a cloud-based subscription model. Article

> Intel is targeting the education market with its Atom-powered Android tablets. Article

> IBM announced a teaming with Google and Nvidia for chips. Article

Mobile Content News

> WhatsApp is rolling out push-to-talk messaging services, enabling users to share voice memos across multiple mobile platforms. Article

> Eight days after the release of its iOS 7 beta 4, Apple issued the fifth beta version, delivering a series of improvements and bug fixes. Article

> Glu Mobile warned investors to brace for bigger-than-expected losses in the current quarter after the game publisher reported second quarter revenues of $24.4 million, down 16.5 percent year-over-year. Article

Telecom News

> Frontier Communications is capitalizing on Time Warner Cable's move to impose a $5.99 a month cable modem fee--TWC's third fee increase in the past year--by running ads in Upstate New York to influence customers to switch service providers. Article

And finally… The Denver Public Library announced a pedal-powered mobile library and Wi-Fi hotspot. Article


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