ZTE expects a profit this year; U.S. court to hear net neutrality arguments

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@FierceWireless: RT@verge: Mobile giant Telefónica backs Windows Phone in move to stymie Android and iOS duopoly. Article | [email protected]

> ZTE expects to turn a profit this year. Article (sub. req.)

> A U.S. court will hear arguments on net neutrality Sept. 9. Article

> Sony is working to expand its mobile sales. Article (sub. req.)

> Samsung and T-Mobile US are increasing their spending on marketing in the United States. Article

> Sorenson Capital acquired Wilson Electronics. Release

> AT&T expanded its Digital Life product to five new markets. Release

> Barnes & Noble will no longer build its own nook tablets. Article

> Samsung's shares fell on a weaker outlook for the company's earnings. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent is reorganizing its debt. Article

> Accedian Networks launched its new MetroNODE LT, "a fully programmable 10GbE, Performance Assured Networking node," the company said. Release

Mobile Content News

> Forty-eight percent of iOS apps accessed unique device identifiers [UDIDs] in iPhones between Feb. 2012 and Dec. 2012, despite Apple warning developers to stop logging UDID data, a new study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego suggests. Article

> King.com's Candy Crush Saga outpaced all other mobile games in Apple's App Store during May 2013, generating more downloads and revenues than any other title, according to mobile analytics firm App Annie's latest Index for Games. Article

> More than 1 million U.S. consumers have downloaded adware to Android devices over the past 12 months, according to a new report issued by Lookout Mobile Security. Article

And finally… Want changes at Sprint? Send a Tweet to @masason. Article (sub. req.)