T-Mobile to offer LG DoublePlay; Motorola Droid Razr rumored to take on iPhone

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> Verizon Wireless reportedly had a nationwide LTE outage over the weekend. Article

> T-Mobile USA introduced the LG DoublePlay. Release

> Samsung said it has shipped a combined 30 million of its Galaxy S and Galaxy S II smartphones. Article

> Motorola will sell a cheaper, $379 version of its Xoom Android tablet. Article (sub. req.)

> The rumored Motorola Droid Razr will reportedly be faster than the iPhone. Article

> Samsung is looking to block sales of the iPhone 4S in Japan. Article

> Allot Communications' shares surged on an expected increase in demand for smartphones. Article

> Steve Jobs' last big project is reportedly the next iPhone. Article

Mobile Content News

> Rockstar Games is commemorating the tenth anniversary of its landmark Grand Theft Auto III by issuing a new mobile edition. Article

> Sprint Nextel's Google Voice service will now support MMS. Article

> Mozilla will build future versions of its Firefox browser optimized for Google's Android mobile operating system with a native user interface replacing the current UI. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Mobile data traffic doubled from the second quarter of 2010 to the second quarter of 2011, according to measurements released from Ericsson. Article

> A new report from Pyramid Research says the U.S. now accounts for the largest number of LTE subscriptions in the world for this year, thanks to Verizon Wireless. Article

> Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Clearwire's credit ratings deep into junk territory. Article

European Wireless News

> The purge within Everything Everywhere management continues with the announcement that another 22 directors and vice presidents will be made redundant. Article

> E-Plus and Nokia Siemens Networks are working with the Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany, to understand how consumers actually use LTE in their daily lives. Article

> The City of London has extended its Wi-Fi service contract for another five years. Article

And finally... One in six mobile phones in Britain reportedly contains E. coli. Article

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