Verizon plans additional LTE launches June 16; Apple adds iPad displays in retail stores

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> Verizon Wireless plans to launch additional LTE markets June 16. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks will upgrade a Swedish operator's network. Article

> The HTC Holiday appears bound for AT&T Mobility. Article

> Foxconn said a fire at one of its plants will not affect its supplies to customers. Article

> The next iPhone will reportedly sport a curved glass cover. Article

> An analyst raised his opinion on Sprint Nextel's stock. Article

> Apple refreshed its retail stores with new iPad displays. Article

> Verizon said it will offer the TeleNav Asset Tracker. Release

> Japan's DoCoMo introduced a whopping 24 new phones. Article

Mobile Content News

> Square (a Fierce 15 winner) is now processing $3 million a day in mobile payments. Article

> Firefox added a "do not track" feature to its Android app. Article

> Vuclip scored $8 million in venture funding. Article

> Social commerce juggernaut Groupon is reportedly in negotiations with location-based mobile social network foursquare. Article

> Google extended its contextual AdSense for mobile content service to 15 new countries. Article

> Verizon Wireless is teaming with app search solutions provider Chomp to enable subscribers to more efficiently target Android applications. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Novatel Wireless announced it has received technical approval for its LTE embedded module that will run on Verizon Wireless' LTE network. Article

European Wireless News

> Orange launched the U.K.'s first contactless mobile payment service, and O2 UK announced its partners for a complete mobile wallet solution. Article

> Vodafone and Everything Everywhere lodged appeals with the U.K.'s Competition Appeal Tribunal against Ofcom's ruling in March that will cut mobile termination rates. Article

> Samsung has established a dedicated organization aimed at winning LTE contracts in Europe. Article

And finally... The e-ink snowboard. Article