Verizon offers Galaxy Tab 2 for $350; Nokia CEO pledges new Windows phones 'soon'

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@FierceWireless: RT @phonescoop: Nokia CEO Sticks to Windows Phone Guns, New Phones 'Soon':  Article[email protected]

> Sprint Nextel will sell the Android 4.0 Kyocera Rise for $19.99 starting Aug. 19. Post

> MVNO Karma said it will use Simplexity MVNO Services to get access to Clearwire's network. Release

> Verizon Wireless said it will sell the LTE-capable, 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 for $349.99. Release

> In their patent trial, Samsung is now arguing that it's Apple that copied Samsung products. Article

> LG said it sold 5 million LTE smartphones. Release

> Greenlight Capital reduced its stake in Research In Motion. Article

> Sprint Nextel cut off another $100 from the cost of the iPhone 4S. Article

> Samsung should market its phones to its TV customers, according to Strategy Analytics. Release

> Neonode said it racked up 23 design wins in the second quarter for its touch technology. Release

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> Bank of America announced national availability of its online and mobile cash back deals program. Release

> Adobe Systems will disable new installs of its Flash Player plugin for Android beginning today, concurrently removing the app from the Google Play storefront. Article

> Microsoft has temporarily halted publication of new Windows Phone applications while it scrambles to resolve issues preventing some smartphones from completing the app download process. Article

> Walmart, Target and other retailers are joining together for a mobile payments plan. Article (sub. req.)

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