Mobile Morning Coffee (11/29/11)

Mobile Morning Coffee

The most relevant mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.

eBay Sold Four iPad 2s Per Minute This Cyber Monday Morning (via TechCrunch)
An eBay rep states that the iPad 2 was on sale for a mere two hours before it was sold out.

With BlackBerry Mobile Fusion, RIM Wants To Help Enterprises Manage Android, iOS Devices (via TechCrunch)
RIM expects to kick off a closed beta program in January 2012, with general availability scheduled for late March 2012 (pricing unknown).

AT&T may divest 40% of T-Mobile USA assets in last bid to win merger approval (via BGR)
AT&T is planning to divest a lower percentage of spectrum and a higher share of T-Mobile USA’s customers, Bloomberg said Monday.

Who wins and who loses if AT&T-Mo fails? (via GigaOM)
Is it possible for everyone to lose?

Siri’s first real competition hits Android phones today (via BGR)
Cluzee, billed as your intelligent personal assistant, offers Android users a Siri-like service that includes capabilities even more impressive than Siri in some cases.

Apple approves iTether for iPhone, enables tethering on standard data plans (via BGR)
Want to share your iPhone’s 3G connection with your laptop for a one-time $15 fee?

ARM launches Android development kit with focus on power efficiency (via Engadget)
With the release of Development Studio 5 Community Edition, the company has expanded its dev kit’s repertoire to include not just Linux, but Google’s Linux-based mobile OS.

It’s Still A Feature Phone World: Global Smartphone Penetration At 27% (via TechCrunch)
A recently released report from mobile strategy firm VisionMobile indicates that smartphone adoption varies wildly by region.

Do we need a Facebook phone? The GigaOM Debate. (via GigaOM)
The two Kevins at GigaOM – Fitchard and Tofel – debate.

Review: The Galaxy Nexus from an iPhone owner’s perspective (via GigaOM)
Just guess what he thinks is the superior device.

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