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> Microsoft showed off a tablet-friendly version of its forthcoming Windows 8 platform, software that bears a striking resemblance to the company's Windows Phone user interface. Article

> Huawei reportedly is working on a high-end Android phone. Article

> The HTC Flyer reportedly will go on sale from Sprint Nextel starting on June 24. Article

> Kore Wireless said it completed its acquisition of Mach Communications. Release

> ABI Research purchased device tear-down firm Market Eye 1. Release

> The global LTE market is expected to grow from $2.28 billion in 2010 to $262.05 billion in 2015. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent will pay $137 million to settle charges of bribery. Article

> Huawei will unveil a MediaPad tablet. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it will begin sell the Samsung Exhibit 4G and the Samsung Gravity Smart Android phones for less than $100 with a contract. Release

Mobile Content News

> Gameloft's latest iOS game reportedly generated $1 million in revenues in just 20 days. Article

> UberMedia completed a new round of financing totaling $5.6 million. Article

> Verizon Wireless and video solutions provider VideoSurf introduced a new application enabling the operator's smartphone users to more efficiently discover, search and identify video content. Article

> Will day-and-date digital publishing save comics? Commentary

> Unlike Qualcomm's BREW conferences of the past, Uplinq 2011 has a decidedly different feel. Article

> At the 2011 Uplinq conference, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs provided a few more details on the company's partnership with the Creative Artists Agency to form Creative Mobile Labs. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Picochip announced it has been chosen to supply the technology for the second wave of femtocell access points from South Korean femtocell vendor Contela. Article

> Ericsson scored a 10-year, $1.1-billion deal to build a rural TD-LTE network for Australia's National Broadband Network. Article

> Cisco's latest Visual Networking Index predicts that data traffic from wireless devices will surpass traffic from wired devices by 2015. Article

European Wireless News

> One of Europe's most overcrowded mobile markets, the Netherlands, is set to become more competitive if plans by Ziggo, the country's largest cable operator, come to fruition. Article

> Rural broadband services in Germany will be boosted next month when O2 launches its 800MHz LTE network. Article

And finally... Lance Ulanoff: I asked HP's CEO the lessons he learned from RIM's PlayBook launch. He said, "We will not release a product that isn't perfect." #AllthingsD. Tweet

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