Samsung sells 5M Galaxy Notes; Broadcom highlights successes in Android

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@FierceWireless: 30 million NFC-equipped phones shipped in 2011, could reach 700 million by 2016. Article | [email protected]

> Broadcom said it is making progress in the low-end Android smartphone market. Article

> A court ruled that Nokia's lawsuit against LCD makers can continue. Article

> Samsung said it has sold more than 5 million Galaxy Notes. Article

> Nokia said it won't license "essential" patents for a nano-SIM standard if Apple's proposal for the technology is selected. Article

> Apple CEO Tim Cook met the man who might be the next leader of China. Article

> Foxconn appears to be betting on Apple's continued success. Article

> Comcast said it will offer free text messaging and other services through its Xfinity Voice product. Post

Mobile Content News

> Analysts and investors believe that Glu Mobile is the next likely target for acquisition after social gaming giant Zynga scooped up Draw Something maker OMGPOP for $180 million. Article

> Opera released its Mini 7 app for Android. Article

> AppStack, which offers mobile web and advertising services optimized for the small business segment, has completed a $1.5 million seed round led by Google Ventures and Tomorrow Ventures, the investment firm led by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. Article

And finally... Apple said it will provide refunds to any Australians who purchased its new iPad expecting to score a 4G connection. Article