Sprint launches 3G/4G netbook and notebook; T-Mobile completes leadership change

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> Cricket provider Leap Wireless officially announced it now offers nationwide 3G data coverage through an expanding roaming agreement. Release

> T-Mobile USA said that it has completed its leadership transition with Philipp Humm succeeding Robert Dotson as CEO. Additionally, CTO Cole Brodman will become CMO, and Neville Ray, formerly T-Mobile's chief network officer, will become CTO. Release

> Analysts expect Ericsson to post flat core profit in the third quarter, hit by a component shortage, competition and weak demand. Article

> Sprint Nextel unveiled the first dual-mode 3G/4G-embedded netbook and notebook. Release

> Verizon Wireless launched its 3G Network Extender femtocell. Release

> Motorola announced its first FDD-LTE USB modem. Release

> PCCW and rival Hutchison Telecommunications plan to launch an LTE network in Hong Kong. Article
 
> Huawei and Sequans Communications inked a deal to develop and mature TD-LTE technology. Release

> Verizon's Android smartphone customers will be able to more easily manage their accounts using enhanced Express Services. Release

> AT&T Mobility will offer a free month of Zune Pass to customers who buy a Windows Phone 7 handset this year. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Microsoft unveiled App Hub, a new website featuring tools, resources and support for Windows Phone and Xbox Live Indie Games developers. Article

> In-app purchases have overtaken mobile ad revenues on Apple's iOS, which could be a goldmine for developers. Commentary

> Research In Motion is reportedly poised to introduce a series of new BlackBerry developer services, resources and tools in an effort to lure both programmers and consumers back to the platform. Article

> Apple CEO Steve Jobs sharply criticized smartphone rivals Google and RIM Monday during a surprise appearance on the computing giant's quarterly earnings call. Article

Mobile Content News

> Sprint's Kevin McGinnis talks about Sprint ID and redefining the mobile app experience. Special feature

> Revenues from mobile advertisements running across Android smartphones on the Millennial Media network surpassed iPhone-only revenues for the first time in September 2010. Article

> Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced the computing giant's App Store now boasts 300,000 applications for its iOS platform. Article

> AT&T expanded its new U-verse Mobile video service to a series of Android smartphones. Article

And finally...
Someone claiming to be Andy Rubin, Google's senior vice president of engineering and Android guru, took to Twitter to respond to Steve Jobs's criticism that Android is not "open." Article

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