The Mobile Phone Market Just Officially Became the Smartphone Market

The number of high-speed mobile connections is expected to hit two billion this year, and quadruple that by 2019.
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Judge to Samsung: Tell Me Again Why I Shouldn’t Sanction You

It appears Samsung’s lawyers did improperly share their rival’s business information that was supposed to be kept from their clients.
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Facebook Acquires Israeli Mobile Analytics Startup Onavo

The move into the mobile data management space looks to be another step toward Mark Zuckerberg’s goal of bringing the whole world online.
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Microsoft Quietly Shuts Down MSN TV, Once Known as WebTV

Goodbye to all that.
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A View to a Cell: San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate (Video)

Like anyone looking for a home, cell providers are seeking out prime locations with great views and an understanding landlord.
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Intel Makes Its First Acquisition Since Brian Krzanich Became CEO

The chip giant buys the navigation chip business from ST-Ericsson.
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You Lookin’ at Me? Reflections on Google Glass.

The challenge for Glass is that the costs of ownership fall on people in proximity of the wearer, and that its benefits have yet to be proven out.
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Ericsson Buys Microsoft’s Mediaroom Business

Swedish network equipment vendor Ericsson said Monday it has agreed to buy Microsoft Corp.’s Mediaroom business for an undisclosed sum in order to increase its share of the market for Internet-based television technology.

Sony’s High-End Xperia ZL Comes to U.S. at a Hefty $719

The Japanese phone maker is bringing the five-inch phone to the U.S., but without the carrier subsidy needed to bring the device to the mainstream market.
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Sony Stakes Recovery on New Smartphone

TOKYO — When the head of NTT DoCoMo Inc., Japan’s biggest mobile carrier, took the stage in January to introduce its latest models, he declared Sony Corp.’s new Xperia Z smartphone his company’s top pick, the equivalent of a mother announcing her favorite child.

Ericsson Slaps Samsung With Patent Suit