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Mobile Lowdown 7-28-2011: iPhone Rumors, ‘Impossible’ Data Speeds, BBM 6

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Here’s a look at some of the top stories today in mobile:

BlackBerry Messenger 6: RIM (NSDQ: RIMM) has updated one of its most popular services to let users chat within apps. (Engadget)

Motorola (NYSE: MMI) earnings later: All eyes will be on smartphone and tablet shipments when Motorola reports earnings later today. (WSJ)

Alibaba Mobile OS: While it’s debatable whether or not the world needs another mobile OS, Alibaba’s AliCloud division has announced a Web-based take on the concept. (CNET)

Nintendo earnings: Mobile games on smartphones and tablets continue to ding traditional gaming companies, as Nintendo posted a huge loss and said it would cut the price of its 3DS handheld game system. (New York Times)

DIDO It: Steve Pearlman swears his DIDO wireless technology will work at what some have called “impossible” speeds, and released a white paper in hopes of proving just that. (Venturebeat)

iPhone rumor du jour: It wouldn’t be a Mobile Lowdown without an iPhone 5 rumor, and here’s today’s: they’re already building the cases for the iPhone 5. (