Vodafone BlackBerry customers suffer outage; Lenovo promises Windows Phone 8 devices

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> The buyers of Nokia's debt are reaping rewards. Article

> Research In Motion's BlackBerry service failed in several regions in the world, due to what appears to be a problem on Vodafone's network. Article

> Huawei said it will make phones with eight cores in the second half of this year. Article

> Lenovo said it will make Windows Phone 8 phones. Article

> ZTE said its new flagship Grand S smartphone will come to the United States. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google is adding location-based deals alerts from digital commerce startup Scoutmob to its Field Trip discovery application for Android. Article

> Google is introducing a Chrome Beta channel optimized for Android smartphones and tablets, offering users early access to mobile browser updates and enhancements prior to their official public release. Article

> Parking startup Streetline raised $25 million in venture capital from firms including Qualcomm. Article

And finally… CNET parent CBS forbade CNET from reviewing Dish Network products due to a lawsuit between CBS and Dish, and Dish's Hopper with Sling product was disqualified from CNET's  "Best of CES" awards shortly before the winners were announced. Article


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