Verizon to sell BlackBerry Torch 9850 for $199; Samsung appears ready for the Nexus Prime

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@FierceMobiCo: Regulators raid Google's Korean offices over #Android antitrust probe. Article | [email protected]

> Mosaid said it rejected a takeover bid from Wi-LAN. Article

> Qualcomm said it acquired the design team of IDT's Hollywood Quality Video and Frame Rate Conversion Video Processing product lines. Release

> Hewlett-Packard provided an update on its forthcoming batch of TouchPad tablets. Post

> Aviat Networks said it sold its WiMAX business to EION Networks. Release

> Apple's iOS 5 will reportedly offer systemwide text-to-speech functions. Article

> The Samsung Nexus Prime appears all but confirmed. Article

> Apple is reportedly getting closer to offering its 3G iPad 2 in China. Article (sub. req.)

> The HTC Holiday and the HTC Amaze appear set for a holiday release. Article

> The Samsung Transfix with a Qwerty keyboard appears headed for Leap Wireless' Cricket. Article

> Verizon Wireless will sell the BlackBerry Torch 9850 for $199. Article

> Sprint Nextel reportedly installed repeaters for the iPhone 5 launch in Apple stores. Article

> According to new research, 28 percent of Americans use mobile and social location-based services. Post

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> Facebook issued the latest version of its mobile social networking application for Apple's iPhone, highlighted by more efficient sharing tools. Article

> Yahoo has removed Carol Bartz from her role as CEO. Article

> A new lawsuit focuses on Elvis Presley ringtone revenue. Article

> Sprint Nextel sued educational software developer Blackboard over an app exclusivity agreement. Article

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