TracFone's Simple Mobile cuts unlimited 4G to $50; Google delays Nexus Q

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@FierceWireless: New TI power chips save energy, move towards universal charging. Article | [email protected]

> InterDigital announced that it entered into a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-bearing patent license agreement with Wistron Corporation. Release

> Sprint Nextel reiterated a number of conditions it is asking the FCC to impose on the Verizon-cable transaction, including that neither side can profit from areas where they both operate a wired network. FCC filing

> U.S. Cellular is promoting videos as part of its "Call Someoen Who Cares" advertising campaign. Video

> Nokia's stock surged on renewed investor confidence. Article

> Samsung is planning a tablet with high-resolution display. Article

> TracFone's Simple Mobile lowered its unlimited 4G plan to $50. Article

> The founder of The Astonishing Tribe, which was acquired by Research In Motion, is leaving the BlackBerry maker for a startup. Article

> A Lenovo executive dismissed talk of an acquisition of Nokia. Article

> Cricket provider Leap Wireless inked a deal with cloud and network services vendor Aepona. Release

> Google delayed the launch of its Nexus Q media streaming device. Article

> Google acquired social ad company Wildfire. Article

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> Google is overhauling its Play storefront developer program, introducing stringent new mobile advertising restrictions as well as clarifying its payment, subscription billing and spam policies. Article

> Amazon is revamping its Cloud Player streaming music service to mimic Apple's iTunes Match, introducing similar scan-and-match features but offering ten times the storage space for the same price. Article

> Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is embracing mobile to announce his vice presidential pick. Romney's campaign released the "Mitt's VP" smartphone app for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, which promises to be the first place Romney will publicly announce his selection. Article

And finally… Microsoft neglected to reserve the [email protected] email address. Article

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