Sprint plans Evo advertising blitz; Apple considered 'iPad' name for iPhone

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> Marvell introduced an 802.11ac chip with MIMO and NFC. Release

> Sprint Nextel detailed a major advertising push for its HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone. Release

> Ericsson boasted of its successes in the OSS and BSS markets. Release

> Apple reportedly considered calling the iPhone the "iPad." Article

> Vodafone's CEO is set to earn close to $21.6 million. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> AppMobi is launching HTML5-based game Boom Town simultaneously across the Apple iOS, Google Android and Facebook platforms. Article

> The Walt Disney Co. is collaborating with Imangi Studios, the developer behind the hit Temple Run, to launch a new mobile game based on Brave, the forthcoming animated fantasy produced by Disney's Pixar unit. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Sprint launched the Sierra Wireless Tri-Fi, a mobile broadband hotspot that allows users to access 3G, WiMAX or even its fledgling LTE coverage. Article

> The next iPhone may include dual-band Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct capability. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica is looking to cut its huge debt mountain with an initial public offering of its O2 Germany unit and some of its Latin America operations. Article

> Iliad's Free Mobile recorded one of the best new-entrant operator results that Europe has seen, according to a report from research firm Strategy Analytics. Article

And finally… Steve Jobs' quotes can be used in a patent trial, a judge ordered. Article


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