T-Mobile tweaks iPhone 5 pricing; Moto X customization to include colors, engravings

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> T-Mobile US tweaked its iPhone 5 pricing by reducing its required down payment and increasing its monthly charges. Article

> Standard & Poor's downgraded Nokia after the company's purchase of Siemens' stake in Nokia Siemens Networks. Article

> Japan's DoCoMo continues to believe it should not sell Apple's iPhone. Article

> T-Mobile US' MetroPCS appears to be gearing to launch Samsung's Galaxy S4. Article

> China Mobile widened its lead against Vodafone as the world's largest wireless carrier. Post

> Sprint said it will soon select its vendor for 911 text message bouncebacks. FCC filing

> Users will reportedly be able to choose their own engravings and colors on the Moto X. Article

> An Apple patent points to real-time mapping and traffic data. Article

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> Sony launched its myXperia smartphone recovery service. Article

> Yahoo has acquired Xobni, which offers the Smartr Contacts address book apps for Apple's iOS and Google's Android. Article

> More than half of all new Home Shopping Network customers come to the cable channel through their mobile phones, CEO Mindy Grossman told The Wall Street Journal. Article

And finally… Samsung's latest takes a big bite out of Apple. Literally. Article

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