Sprint's Galaxy Nexus goes to FCC; MetroPCS to offer $49 ZTE Android phone

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> MetroPCS announced it will sell its first ZTE Android smartphone, the ZTE Score M, for $49. Release

> The iPhone received top marks in J.D. Power's new survey. Article

> Assurance Wireless is offering service in Wisconsin. Release

> Google's Android 4.0 software, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich, is headed to Samsung's Nexus S. Article

> Kodak is reportedly preparing for a sale of its patents. Article

> Owners of the original iPad with unlimited data service from AT&T Mobility will be able to keep that unlimited service when switching to the new iPad. Article

> LG and Samsung were fined by the South Korean government for handset price fixing. Article

> A version of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus has passed through the FCC with support for Sprint Nextel. Article

> Comcast's David Cohen and Verizon's Randal Milch will testify at a Senate hearing about the companies' new spectrum and resale agreements. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple rejected an app submission because it was too similar to the company's Siri service. Article

> Apple said it is working to upgrade App Store security in the wake of multiple reports of consumer fraud. Article

> As expected, PayPal announced its mobile payment system for small businesses, dubbed PayPal Here. Article

> Japanese mobile gaming platform GREE is rolling out Zombie Jombie, the first title produced in the company's new San Francisco-area studio. Article

And finally... Some people waiting in line for Apple's new iPad are selling their spots in line on eBay and Craigslist. Article

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