Samsung's Galaxy S III leaks; Apple pushes AT&T to unlock iPhone

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> Verizon Wireless appears to be nearing the launch of its family plans. Article

> Apple is reportedly fighting against Nokia, Research In Motion and other handset makers over using a nano-SIM standard. Article

> A court ruled against Apple's request for Motorola Mobility to divulge data about Google's Android platform. Article

> Virgin Mobile USA said a brief data and text outage has been resolved. Article

> Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse defended the company's four-year, $15.5 billion deal with Apple for the iPhone. Article

> An NTIA official offered a timeline for the buildout of a nationwide, public-safety mobile broadband network. Article

> Sprint Nextel and HTC announced an event where they may announce the HTC One X for Sprint. Article

> An image of Samsung's Galaxy S III reportedly leaked. Article

> An image of T-Mobile USA's planned Huawei myTouch phone reportedly leaked. Article

> Verizon Wireless will push its remote diagnostics tool to Samsung's Droid Charge. Article

> AT&T Mobility reportedly unlocked a customer's iPhone after that customer sent an impassioned letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Article

> Hewlett-Packard plans to combine its printer and PC groups. Article

> Broadcom plans to purchase BroadLight. Release

Mobile Content News

> Twitter said it will add advertisements to its mobile platform. Article

> Firefox for Android remains a work in progress. Article

> The new PayPal Here mobile payment system signed up an average of 1,000 users per hour during its first day of availability, PayPal reports. Article

> Mobile games are typically played at home. Article

> Apple's Siri service was updated to support additional services from Yelp. Article

> The company behind the BlackBerry Partners Fund is changing its name to Relay Ventures and will open a new $150 million mobile fund. Article

> Portio Research said IP-based, over-the-top messaging and standard carrier SMS traffic will grow side by side. Release

And finally... Nokia was issued a patent for a tattoo that vibrates when a user's phone rings. Article

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