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Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Nielsen: Android, iPhone still top U.S. smartphones

Android again was the dominant mobile operating system among U.S. mobile subscribers in the third quarter, while Apple was still the largest smartphone maker, according to a report from Nielsen.

AT&T may sell T-Mobile assets to gain approval for merger

AT&T could be negotiating to sell off as much as 40% of T-Mobile USA assets in an effort to to garner Department of Justice approval of its imperiled $39 billion acquisition of the Deutsche Telekom unit.

Is the AT&T merger with T-Mobile USA dead?

Given the FCC staff opposition to the proposed AT&T merger with T-Mobile USA, it's fair to ask: Is the $39 billion deal dead?

AT&T says hack attempt affected up to 1 million customers

AT&T on Monday acknowledged an organized attempt to hack information on as many as 1 million AT&T wireless customer accounts, but the company said no accounts were breached.

Report: With iPad, Apple to overtake HP as top PC vendor by mid-2012

Apple will overtake Hewlett-Packard as the world's biggest PC vendor by mid-2012 thanks largely to iPad sales, analyst firm Canalys said.

Study: iPhone 4S browsing, data fastest on AT&T

A study measuring the performance of the iPhone 4S on all three U.S. wireless carriers found AT&T to be superior in Web browsing and data downloads and uploads.

B&N's Nook Tablet also ships early

Barnes & Noble began selling its new 7-inch Nook Tablet for $249 on Wednesday, earlier than executives said it would appear.

Adobe explains ditching Flash for mobile

Adobe says its decision to stop developing a mobile version of Flash will allow the company to increase its investment in HTLML 5 and to innovate with Flash in areas where it can "have the most impact."

Study: Most tablet users won't pay for news content

A large majority of tablet computer users still want to read news content for free, according to the results of a Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence...

Motorola compares new Droid Razr to iPhone 4S

The new Motorola Droid Razr will be the world's thinnest 4G LTE smartphone when it ships in November for Verizon Wireless.

Sprint says it's ready for iPhone traffic

Sprint officials said the carrier is ready to handle the increased data demand from its sales of the iPhone.

iPhone 4S: no NFC? no problem

When the Apple iPhone 4S was unveiled this week, it didn't have the NFC mobile payment technology that some had predicted. Here's why that's not a big deal.

Sprint could get 2M upgrades to iPhone 4S

Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon as U.S. iPhone carriers, and analysts predict the newcomer could fare well.

What Sprint gains if it becomes an iPhone carrier

If Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon Wireless in selling the iPhones on Tuesday, which company will have the greatest advantage? Answer: Apple -- at least according to an analysis by online tracking and analytics firm comScore.

Nokia and RIM, pioneers in wireless, seem to be on the ropes

Nokia and RIM, two of the pioneers in wireless communications, are now scrambling to adjust to newcomers such as Apple and Google