Samsung Galaxy S II with WiMAX hits the FCC; UBS lowers its price on RIM

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> Amazon benefited from strong sales of its Kindle ereader. The company had a net income of $191 million in its second quarter. Article

> Telit Wireless inked a distribution deal with Direct Communication Solutions. Release

> Acision partnered with Accuris Networks to provide Alltel Wireless with an OTA solution. Release

> IPWireless announced a new LTE platform geared toward government agencies that want to deploy LTE. Release

> Samsung submitted a WiMAX version of the Galaxy S II to the FCC for approval. Article

> UBS lowered its price target for Research In Motion from $41 to $30 due to competitive pressure from Apple, Microsoft and Google. Article

> Nokia said it would defend itself against a patent complaint filed against it with the ITC by InterDigital. Article

> HTC said it will still appeal the U.S. trade panel's preliminary ruling in a patent dispute with Apple. Article

> Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) opposes AT&T's proposed $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Article

> Sony Ericsson will open a global research and development operation center in Beijing. Release

> The Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. & Canada) will host a panel featuring participants in Nortel's $4.5 billion patent auction at its 2011 Annual Meeting, October 16-19 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Release

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> The ad-supported Kindle with Special Offers outsells all other Kindle devices. Article

> Apple is reportedly poised to introduce new facial detection APIs in conjunction with its forthcoming iOS 5 operating system revamp. Article

> Facebook is reportedly in talks to extend its Credits virtual currency solution to the mobile Web. Article

> Kobo said it is working on an HTML5-based mobile web application that will extend its read-across-any-device strategy across platforms including Android, BlackBerry and webOS. Article

And finally... A Stanford University grad student has developed a way to make a see-through lithium-ion battery. Article

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