Mobile Lowdown 8-10-11: Amazon/Apple; Moto; Walmart; Nuance; AT&T/T-Mo

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

Apple/Amazon: One solution to the change in charging terms that Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) has made for in-app purchases has been to put development into web apps. Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) is hopping on that bandwagon with the Kindle app. (via TechCrunch)

Motorola: CEO Sanjay Jha on the Droid Bionic; global brands; and tablet mis-steps. (via Droid Life)

Walmart: The retail chain is calling its quits on its MP3 service, which competed against iTunes. (via The Atlantic)

LightSquared: The FCC has said that the new LTE network will not go live if it is found to interfere with GPS signals. (via Reuters)

Nuance: The CTO of Nuance on tying the fortunes of speech technology to the future of mobile communications. Meanwhile, one competitor, Vlingo, gets a crucial win against Nuance in the patent courts (via GigaOm, Vlingo)

Android: Developers are claiming that Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is not paying out what they’re owed for sales of apps. (via TechCrunch)

AT&T/T-Mobile: At least 1,000 parties have filed complaints against the merger of the two U.S. mobile operators, claims one law firm. (via AllThingsD)

Apple patents: Apple has gotten approval for big trove of patents that cover touch screens, visual voicemail and other features. (via Patently Apple)

Opera: The mobile browser company has produced the first product of a joint venture stared in March with Telling Telecom in China: a native-language mobile browser called Oupeng. (via Opera)

Feature phones: Feature phones may be in decline to smartphone sales in some markets, but they are also getting more enhanced. Ovum estimates that feature phone apps are poised to generate revenues of $1 billion by 2016. (via Ovum)

AdMob: Google’s mobile ad network is generating three billion ad requests per month in the UK alone. (via NMA)