Verizon will sell HTC One Aug. 22; AT&T ranked No. 1 in J.D. Power customer experience poll

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> Verizon said it will start selling the HTC One Aug. 22 for $199.99 on a two-year contract. Article

> AT&T Mobility will start selling the Moto X on Aug. 23 for $199.99 for the 16 version and $249.99 for the 32 GB variant, with a two-year contract. Article

> Canonical's crowdsourcing attempt to raise funding has netted the company $10.3 million, which helped it launch its Ubuntu-powered smartphone but is still a long way from its $32 million goal.  Article

> AT&T was ranked No. 1 in J.D. Power's ranking of customer purchase experience poll. Article

> Annual sales of mobile cellular broadband modems and embedded cellular PCs are expected to rebound and grow to 250 million units by 2018. Article

> Chipmaker Applied Materials named Gary Dickerson president and CEO.  Article

> Sony's rumored flagship smartphone, code-named "Honami," may be able to shoot 4K video, according to a recently leaked presentation slide. Article

> China Mobile has 15 handsets that can be used on its TD-LTE network. The company continues to talk to Apple about the iPhone.  Article

> LG's G2 will be available in Canada this fall through Bell, Rogers, SaskTel, Telus, Videotron and Wind Mobile. Article

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> Two days after Microsoft issued an overhauled YouTube video application for its Windows Phone operating system, Google has demanded the app's removal, triggering a scathing public response from Microsoft. Article

> Nokia is rolling out a Windows Phone 8 operating system update that extends camera features introduced this spring in its Lumia 925 smartphone to other devices within the Lumia portfolio. Article

> A U.S. District Judge has dismissed an antitrust complaint against Apple alleging that its App Store maintains a monopoly over iOS application distribution, although plaintiffs plan to re-file their case. Article

And finally… For the Moto X, Apple is a four-letter word. The company's profanity filter blocks it from being engraved on the phone's back. Article

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