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> Verizon reduced the price of the Samsung GalaxyTab to $299. Article

> Android 2.2 is headed to AT&T Mobility's Dell Streak 5. Article

> ChaCha sued HTC. Article

> The Federal Trade Commission took action against text messaging spammers. Release

Mobile Content News

> PayPal said publishers are outraged over Apple's new subscription pricing options. Article

> One in five U.S. mobile subscribers accesses the mobile Web each day. Article

> Mobile social gaming is going mainstream. Commentary

> Mozilla introduced the latest version of its Firefox 4 Beta mobile web browser for Android and Maemo smartphones. Article

> Media kingpin News Corp. is readying an edition of its digital news journal The Daily optimized for tablet devices running Google's Android. Article

> Microsoft confirmed reports that a new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system update has a glitch that impacts some smartphones manufactured by Samsung. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Will Verizon's deal with Motorola for public-safety LTE keep Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA from getting D-Block spectrum? Commentary

> Most LTE operators have usage restrictions. Article

> Researchers at Stanford University say they have found a way to implement full-duplex wireless data transfers. Article

> The Wi-Fi Alliance and Continua Health Alliance have entered into an agreement that calls for the two to promote the adoption of Wi-Fi networking technology in connected health applications. Article

European Wireless News

> According to Ovum, operators should be afraid of Facebook. Article

> ComScore has linked up with the GSMA to persuade members of the Association of Online Publishers to tag their sites with comScore's mobile analytics tools for free. Article

> The first public offer has been made by TeliaSonera to acquire the Poland's top operator, Polkomtel. Article

> Everything Everywhere stumbled in the fourth quarter. Article

> Huawei's offer to donate equipment to provide cellular coverage in the London Underground system has been given the thumbs-down from residents in a recent survey. Article

And finally... One in five smartphone owners admit to being addicted to their phones. Release

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