Samsung plans Galaxy S4 Developer Edition; One now HTCpro Certified

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> U.S. Cellular may soon launch a home phone service. Article

> Some in the government are expressing more concern over SoftBank's proposed purchase of 70 percent of Sprint Nextel. Article

> A BlackBerry executive shared additional details of the company's planned BlackBerry OS 10.2 release. Article

> The U.S. International Trade Commissions said Microsoft did not violate a Google patent. Article

> Samsung said its Galaxy S4 Developer Edition will soon sell through AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Article

> Samsung's GT-i8800 smartphone appears to be running Tizen 2.1. Article

> Nokia expanded its patent battle with HTC. Article

> HTC announced its One smartphone is its first HTCpro-Certified device in the United States. Release

> Hisense, a company known for making low-cost HDTVs, is working with Nvidia and unveiled a pair of Android tablets. Article

Mobile Content News

> Pandora Media reported first-quarter fiscal 2014 revenues of $125.5 million, a 55 percent year-over-year increase fueled by the continued growth of the streaming music service's mobile advertising efforts. Article

> Google is in talks to acquire crowdsourced location services firm Waze for more than $1 billion, setting the stage for a possible bidding war with Facebook, Bloomberg reports. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Broadcom said its newest 802.11ac chips for entry-level PCs, tablets and smartphones are now sampling, and volume production is slated for the second half of the year. Article

And finally… Check out Jon Stewart's coverage of Apple CEO Tim Cook's appearance before Congress. Article

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