Sprint could fund Clearwire; Moto Razr headed to China

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@FierceMobiCo: #Groupon¬†raises $700M in IPO, valuation grows to $12.7B. Article | [email protected]

> Sprint could use its new funds to finance Clearwire. Article

> Another Research In Motion executive has left the company. Article (sub. req.)

> DragonWave said it will acquire Nokia Siemens Networks' microwave transport business. Release

> Boost Mobile said it will drop the price of its ZTE Warp Android smartphone from $249 to $199. Release

> Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) is going to block the nomination of two FCC commissioners while he presses the FCC on his questions about LightSquared. Article

> Kodak may need to sell its patents. Article

> Motorola said China Unicom will sell its new Android-powered Razr. Article

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> User reviews and recommendations platform Yelp is introducing a new application customized for T-Mobile smartphones running Google's Android mobile operating system. Article

> Mobile retail traffic will more than double during the 2011 holiday shopping season. Article

> eBay CEO John Donahoe said that his company will close more than $5 billion in commerce via mobile phones, and eBay subsidiary PayPal will handle more than $3.5 billion in mobile payments in 2011. Article

> Apple's Siri service suffered a major, nationwide outage. Article

And finally... A new mobile app teaches users to curse in different languages. Release

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