Sony releases Xperia SP and L, HTC says One won't go through Verizon

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> HTC said its One smartphone won't be sold through Verizon Wireless. Article

> Sony revealed the mid-range Xperia SP and L. Article

> Nokia's revenue from India declined. Article

> Nokia's veteran developer relations executive, Richard Kerris, is leaving the company. Article

> A security researcher has reportedly found security holes in Huawei USB modems. Article

> Sharp said Qualcomm's investment in the company has been delayed. Article

Mobile Content News

> Microsoft will end support for its Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 mobile operating systems in mid-2014. Article

> Facebook has halted fledgling chat application MessageMe's access to its social graph, reportedly due to a violation of its platform restrictions. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Jarvinian Wireless Application Fund has filed a second application for an experimental license to test a terrestrial low-power service (TLPS) that could be used for a private, licensed Wi-Fi service operating over Globalstar's spectrum and unlicensed ISM band spectrum. Article

> Verizon Wireless and its cable TV partner Comcast are working together to create "magical experiences that move seamlessly across all your digital devices," according to a recent Comcast job listing. Article

European Wireless News

> European leader have called for the European Commission to publish a plan by October detailing "concrete measures to establish the single market in telecoms as early as possible." Article

> The outcome of the UK LTE spectrum auction is under debate as worries surface over the distribution of frequency bands and likely capacity constraints, according to a Financial Times report, which cited unnamed sources. Article

And finally… "Wait wait wait wait wait. The App Store on iOS sent passwords over http plaintext?!" Article