Xperia PlayStation phone headed to AT&T for $49; Sprint intros two Kyocera phones

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@FierceMobiCo: Mobile marketers @BlueBite , @Proxama and @Tapitnfc unite for #NFC World Alliance. Article | [email protected]

> Sprint Nextel said it will sell the Kyocera Milano and Kyocera Brio, for $49 and free, respectively (with a service contract). Release

> Now it's MeeGo that Samsung is reportedly interested in. Article

> Marvel introduced a single-chip LTE world modem. Article

> Apple is hoping to ban the sale of some Samsung products in Japan. Article

> The search for a missing iPhone 5 has sprouted an internal police investigation. Article

> Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play 4G PlayStation phone will be sold by AT&T Mobility for $49 with a contract starting Sept. 18. Release

> Mosaid's CEO said Wi-LAN's takeover bid didn't properly value Mosaid's new patents. Article

> Gartner cut its PC sales forecast due to strong sales of tablets. Article

> TruePosition said it acquired all of Rosum Corporation's intellectual property portfolio. Release

Mobile Content News

> Cross-platform app store GetJar unveiled Gold, a new program promising full-featured editions of premium Android applications available as free downloads. Article

> Leap Wireless announced its first Muve Music-enabled Android phone. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Will LTE patent pools ever happen? Editor's Corner

> Satellite company Iridium said it will integrate Wi-Fi into its offerings. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone and Telefónica are set to launch pre-commercial LTE service this month. Article

> O2 UK's opt-in advertising platform, O2 More, has tripled its user base to 6 million users in six months, claimed the company. Article

> Europe's largest telecoms provider, Telefónica, will radically overhaul its business structure. Article

And finally... High-tech ghost town planned for New Mexico. Article


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