Samsung's Galaxy S II reportedly delayed in U.S.; Cincinnati Bell to sell HTC Panache

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> Apple is hoping to block the sale of new HTC devices via a patent complaint with the International Trade Commission. Article

> Cincinnati Bell will sell the HTC Panache for $199.99 with a two-year contract. Article

> Verizon Wireless issued a software update for the HTC Thunderbolt. Article

> Microsoft's Steve Ballmer said Windows Phone Mango phones will be sold in time for the holidays. Article

> Rumors indicate U.S. carriers are stalling the rollout of Samsung's Galaxy S II smartphone. Article

> Around 50 percent of Americans should have a smartphone by fall 2012. Post

Mobile Content News

> AT&T is looking at the mobile local ad space. Article

> Mobile Posse inked a deal with U.S. Cellular to sell ads to mobile phone idle screens. Article

> Apple is taking its "app store" legal challenge to GetJar. Article

> New figures show an increasing appetite for purchasing iOS apps. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Tablets equipped with 3G cellular connectivity are not selling because consumers don't want to pay for another cellular data plan on top of what they are already paying for their smartphones, an IDG analyst told ComputerWorld. Article

> Revenue from the wireless industry worldwide is expected to surpass $1.3 trillion in 2011. Article

European Wireless News

> Successful partnerships between competitors are an uphill struggle unless there are clear and identifiable benefits for the involved companies. Commentary

> Vodafone Italy awarded Ericsson the contract to manage the field service operations of its fixed and mobile networks, as well as for its fixed core network nodes. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks is making a determined play for the burgeoning M2M market with the announcement of new software that reduces signaling traffic over GSM networks. Article

And finally... The Hewlett-Packard TouchPad got the royal treatment. Post

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