T-Mobile USA moves to 7-Eleven; HP updates webOS TouchPad software

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> The FCC announced a spectrum-sharing agreement with Mexico and Canada for 700 MHz transmissions. Release

> Texas Instruments is reportedly trying to sell its OMAP chip division. Article

> Personal Communications Devices announced the Sharp FX Plus for the AT&T Mobility network that will be sold at Wal-Mart for $28.88. Release

> A U.S. court of appeals ruled that NTP's patents are valid. Article

> iOS developers are planning to band together to fight off patent lawsuits. Article

> After losing an agreement with RadioShack, T-Mobile USA inked a distribution deal with 7-Eleven. Release

> American Tower Corp. said its revenues in its most recent quarter increased 27.1 percent to $597.2 million. Release

> Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel beat AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA in customer service, according to the latest study on phone-based customer service quality conducted by Vocal Laboratories Inc. Release

> Hewlett-Packard issued a software update for its webOS TouchPad tablet. Post

> NextWave said it scored an agreement with its creditors to give the company until Sept. 30 to complete a refinancing transaction. Release

Mobile Content News

> Zynga said it would bring its popular mobile game, Words with Friends, to Facebook. Article

> Apple opened its iCloud service to developers. Article

> A new survey found that most mobile video viewers are watching video on their phones while at home. Article

> Hours after launching its much-anticipated video chat application optimized for Apple's iPad tablet, Internet telephony services provider Skype removed the client from the App Store. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Can developers defeat patent trolls? Commentary

> Amazon.com has halted Appstore for Android software submissions from German developers as the online retail giant continues its fight with Apple. Article

> A month after issuing its Windows Phone SDK 7.1 Beta 2, Microsoft is refreshing the toolkit. Article

And finally... The new Windows Phone logo shows it's hip to be square. Article


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