Sprint to sell Samsung's WiMAX Conquer phone; Google drags on Apple stock

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@FierceWireless: RT @SAI: CHART OF THE DAY: Android Growth Stalls, Apple Gaining Steam With New Smartphone Buyers by @jyarow. Article | [email protected]

> Sprint Nextel will sell the mid-range Samsung Conquer 4G WiMAX phone. Article

> T-Mobile USA announced new pooling plans for businesses. Release

> T-Mobile appointed Terry Hayes as the first vice president general manager for New York. Release

> Regulators plan to stay out of an argument about whether content providers like Google should help pay for the networks they rely on. Article

> Nokia closed the last of its online stores. Article

> Apple's stock appears to be declining due to worries over competition from Google. Article

Mobile Content News

> AT&T Mobility inked an agreement with gaming company Zynga for exclusive content. Article

> Research In Motion is courting European developers. Article

> Boku introduced 1-Tap Mobile Billing for Android. Article

> Oracle is claiming $2.6 billion in patent and copyright infringement damages related to its ongoing intellectual property skirmish with Google. Article

> Nielsen reported Android smartphone sales to U.S. subscribers have flattened over the last three months. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Ericsson said its demonstration of LTE Advanced technology showed speeds more than 10 times faster than the existing LTE network in Sweden. Article

> InterDigital and Picochip announced a converged gateway architecture that melds a carrier Wi-Fi access point and a 3G femtocell in the same unit. Article

European Wireless News

> BPCE, the country's second largest banking group, is joining with Visa to test m-payments using a microSD-based NFC solution that is independent from the operator. Article

> Having successfully launched LTE late last year to provide rural coverage, Vodafone Germany is now preparing to deploy its first LTE service to cover city centers. Article

> A consortium of leading IT, media and  vendors plan to launch a trial of mobile broadband services in the U.K. white space frequency bands. Article

And finally... The Hewlett-Packard TouchPad is apparently no match for the iPad. Article

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