Samsung withdraws SanDisk bid; Broadcom releases new combo chip

> Samsung announced that it was withdrawing its bid for memory card-maker SanDisk due to "growing uncertainties" in SanDisk's business. Article

> Broadcom released a new combo chip that it says enhances music capabilities on smartphones while improving their battery life. Release

> A new survey by ChangeWave found Verizon Wireless has the least dropped calls, but customers are still switching to AT&T Mobility to get an iPhone 3G. Article

> A coalition of states, under the auspices of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, is urging the FCC to allow more time for comment before deciding on intercarrier compensation changes. Release

> Jamba, which was bought out entirely by Newscorp earlier this month, has been rebranded as the Fox Mobile Group. Article

And finally... During the height of the Cold War in 1957, an American fighter pilot was told to fire at a huge UFO that lit up his radar as he flew in the North Sea off of Britain, new records show. Article