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• Smartphone sales to top 1 billion by 2016, report says. VentureBeat has the story. Read more details here.

• Is Juniper going the Cisco way? Forbes ponders the question. Read more details here.

• Linux wars: Ubuntu takes on Red Hat for business users. The Inquirer has the details. Read more details here.

• 11 states say AT&T, T-Mobile merger should be approved, Bloomberg reports. Read more details here.

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