Samsung teases tablet ahead of CTIA; MetroPCS will use Bright House for backhaul

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> Samsung teased a tablet announcement ahead of the CTIA trade show. Article

> Deutsche Telekom could lose $28 billion on a possible sale of T-Mobile USA. Article

> Sony Ericsson appointed a new marketing and communications chief. Article

> Bright House will provide backhaul for MetroPCS. Article

Mobile Content News

> Location-based mobile social network Foursquare unveiled version 3.0 for iPhone and Android smartphones. Article

> Microsoft introduced a new Global Publisher Program. Article

> Google rolled out its Instant Previews visual search results tool to mobile devices running the Android (2.2+) and iOS (4.0+) operating systems. Article

> Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) will pre-install digital media solutions provider 7digital's Music Store on its forthcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Article

> Cross-platform applications storefront GetJar has removed the popular Opera Mini browser from its catalog hours after Opera Software announced the launch of its own app store initiative. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Samsung is looking to lure disgruntled Symbian developers to its bada platform. Article

And finally... Sweden started a text-messaging based postage system. Article

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