Samsung sees record Galaxy S III pre-orders; AT&T launches Galaxy Appeal for prepaid

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> A number of executives are leaving Motorola Mobility following Google's acquisition of the company. Article

> Samsung said it enjoyed a record number of Galaxy S III pre-orders in the United Kingdom. Article

> Nokia said its annual Nokia World conference will no longer be a single, large-scale event. Post

> T-Mobile USA said it opened its 1,000th premium retailer store. Release

> Nokia reportedly could withdraw support for Skype on its Lumia 610. Article

> Dell'Oro Group said wireless packet core market revenues grew 9 percent over the last year during the first quarter of 2012. Release

> AT&T Mobility added the Samsung Galaxy Appeal to its prepaid lineup. Article

> Verizon Wireless is driving Vodafone's profit. Article

> Apple's Jonathan Ive promised that the company is working on its best product yet. Article

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> HTC said it will upgrade more than a dozen Android devices to run Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, with the process slated to wrap up in August 2012. Article

> Target announced a mobile rewards program with Shopkick. Article

> Appcelerator is upgrading its Titanium 2.0 application development platform to incorporate Geoloqi's real-time location services API and toolkit. Article

And finally... Sprint Nextel's Assurance Wireless prepaid brand announced $5 cell phone plans. Release