Rogers and Fido Offer Customers Several Premium SMS Choices, Including a $40 Monthly Subscription Cap
On their company blog Rogers and Fido noted they now “provide a $40 monthly subscription cap for premium SMS programs, so when your subscription to a premium SMS program reaches $40 you won’t receive any more texts or charges.”

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The AT&T T-Mobile Deal Is Officially Dead
AT&T said today it was abandoning its plan to acquire T-Mobile. AT&T’s decision forces the company to pay T-Mobile $4 billion in a “break up” fee that was agreed upon when the deal was first struck.

Samsung Promises Android 4.0 Update for Galaxy Range
Samsung today announced that it will provide a select number of its Galaxy-branded smartphones and tablets with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Samsung said the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note will receive Android 4.0 during the first quarter of 2012.

Apple Acquires Israeli Flash Memory Firm Anobit for $500 Million
Apple has reportedly completed its acquisition of Israel-based flash memory firm Anobit in a deal worth up to $500 million. Hebrew-language financial newspaper Calcalist on Tuesday claimed that a deal had been reached after reporting earlier this month that Apple was in late-stage talks to buy the fabless chip maker.