T-Mobile to offer 7-inch Samsung tablet; AT&T intros VoIP calling app

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> AT&T Mobility said it will offer cheaper international calling through a new VoIP-based smartphone app. Article

> T-Mobile USA accidentally tested an emergency alerts service. Article

> Sprint Nextel is being forced to provide AT&T Mobility with additional data in their battle over AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. Article

> LightSquared inked a deal with Red Pocket Mobile. Article

> A Samsung executive has left the handset company to work with Microsoft's Windows Phone unit. Article

> Huawei said it is in talks with Microsoft about Android patent licensing. Article

> Tekelec could see other suitors. Article

> T-Mobile USA will sell the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Article

Mobile Content News

> Facebook has acquired three-year-old mobile startup Digital Staircase. Article

> Marketers will spend $15 billion globally on mobile retail campaigns in 2012--a 50 percent increase over 2011. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Can developers make it in China? Editor's Corner

> A developer said he found a security hole in Apple's iOS. Article

> Research In Motion updated the developer beta for PlayBook 2.0. Article

> Bookseller Barnes & Noble unveiled its Android-powered Nook Tablet and announced a new partnership with MobiHand that extends the Nook Apps storefront to the MobiHand developer community. Article

And finally... Google and Facebook bicker on the future of the Internet. Article


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