Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 headed to U.S.; Rogers to launch BlackBerry Q10

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> Alcatel One Touch appointed Steve Cistulli, a 20-year product development veteran, as the company's new senior vice president of North America. Release

> The HTC One has received glowing reviews. Article

>  Samsung announced its Galaxy Note 8.0 will be released in the United States April 11. Release

> Rogers in Canada appears to be preparing to launch the BlackBerry Q10. Article

> Apple will reportedly release "at least" two iPhones this year with different screen sizes. Article

> Best Buy is selling and HTC One for T-Mobile USA for $250. Article

> Cincinnati Bell said it will sell the Sony Xperia ZL for $249.99 with a rebate and contract. Article

Mobile Content News

> Around 60,000 apps have reportedly been removed from Google Play in recent weeks. Article

> WhatsApp has refuted reports it is in talks to sell its over-the-top messaging platform to Google. Article

> Downloads from the four leading application storefronts--Apple's  App Store, Google Play, BlackBerry World and Microsoft's Windows Phone Store--climbed to a total of 13.4 billion worldwide during the first quarter of 2013, an 11 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2012, research firm Canalys reports. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Will Android developers feel 'Home' in Facebook's new offering? Article

> More than three-quarters of all revenue was generated via in-app purchases (IAPs), with 90 percent coming from Asian markets. Article

European Wireless News

> EE intends to sign up more than 1 million subscribers to its LTE network by the end of this year, as the UK mobile operator makes the most of its diminishing lead on rival operators by also promising to double average LTE speeds to 20 Mbps. Article

And finally… Texting while flying could have contributed to helicopter crash. Article