Simple Mobile debuts unlimited 2G data; Verizon extends free hotspot promotion

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> MVNO Simple Mobile introduced an unlimited data service on 2G speeds. Release

> Verizon Wireless extended its free hotspot promotion to July 6. Article

> Best Buy said it scored a revenue bump via sales of tablets. Article (sub. req.)

> AT&T opened an innovation center in Israel. Release

> Motorola Solutions plans to add 400 new jobs in Chicago. Article

> J.C. Penney hired the head of Apple's retail operations as its CEO. Article

> AARP's MVNO, Consumer Cellular, said its service will be sold in 800 Sears stores nationwide. Release

> Microsoft appears to be planning one major Windows Phone platform update per year. Article

> Verizon Wireless launched LTE service in 19 additional markets. Article

> Dolby filed a lawsuit against BlackBerry maker Research In Motion. Article

Mobile Content News

> Facebook is reportedly planning a new photo-sharing app. Article

> Mobile video viewing increased 41 percent over last year. Post

> Google introduced new features to its mobile search service. Article

> Lookout Mobile Security and Sprint Nextel introduced Safe Browsing, an application designed to protect users against phishing and malware threats lurking across the mobile Web. Article

> Shares of Pandora Media opened at $20 Wednesday morning during the digital music service's first day of trading. Article

And finally... The iPad controlling helicopters. Article

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