Sprint delays launch of BlackBerry Curve 9350; TracFone must pay $4.7M in 911 fees

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> Vodafone sets up shop in Silicon Valley. Article

> AT&T's Kris Rinne talks about being recognized by FierceWireless as the Most Influential Woman in Wireless.  Video

> Should AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA fail, Deutsche Telekom would benefit from a speedy resolution but AT&T would be better off prolonging the deal. Article

> Jefferies & Co. analyst Peter Misek believes that demand for Research in Motion's new BlackBerry devices is not as strong as hoped and that the company is rushing its next-generation devices.  Article

> U.S. Cellular kicked off its annual Calling All Communities competition that awards 18 schools with some much-needed funding.  Release

> Texas Instruments said third-quarter sales may fall short of earlier forecasts, citing a slump in orders for electronics components. Article

> Sprint pushed back the launch date of its BlackBerry Curve 9350 until next month.  Article

> JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz increased his sales forecast for tablets by nearly 13 percent  to 51.9 million units for this year.  Article

> A judge ordered TracFone to pay Kentucky more than $4.7 million in unpaid 911 emergency fees dating to 2003. Article

> A German court today upheld the temporary sales ban for Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 that it issued Aug. 9, rejecting Samsung's bid to overturn the ban. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google acquires Zagat to boost local reviews and enhance its LBS service.  Article

> Google unveiled a new version of its cloud-based Music Beta service optimized for rival Apple's iOS mobile platform.  Article

And finally ... The next generation of phones could generate the sensation of someone holding your hand or kissing your cheek.  Article