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Mobile Lowdown 7-11-11: GetJar; Foxconn; Zynga; Apple App Store; HTC

Our look at some of the big stories in mobile today:

GetJar: Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is antsy about GetJar’s use of “app store,” and GetJar looks like it is trying to fight back. (via GetJar blog)

Foxconn: The Apple manufacturer is reportedly investing $1.6 billion to open new Apple retail stores in the region to push sales of products. (via Bloomberg)

Zynga: Any doubts about Zynga’s ambitions in mobile? It’s now acquired Five Mobile, a mobile gaming studio in Toronto, Canada.

Apple Apps: Piper Jaffray’s take on last week’s news that Apple has passed 15 billion app downloads; includes projections. (via Fortune)

HTC: Looks like HTC will be supporting unlocked bootloaders for the HTC Sensation, the HTC Sensation 4G and the HTC EVO 3D. (via Facebook, This is my next)