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Mobile Lowdown 9-1-11: Missing iPhone; MobiTV; Microsoft; Samsung; Nokia

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

» Another Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) iPhone protoype has been left behind in a bar, and Apple’s not too happy. (via Cnet)

» MobiTV, one of the pioneers in mobile TV services, files for a $75 million IPO. (via MobiTV)

» Microsoft is getting sued for tracking users without their consent via the Windows Phone 7 OS. Meanwhile it unveils new camera features for the Mango edition of the platform. (via Reuters, Windows Phone Blog)

» The CEO of photo-snapping, filtering and sharing app Instagram Kevin Systrom interviewed. (via Guardian)

» White spaces broadband moves one step closer to reality in the UK. (story here)

» Nokia’s “Sea Ray” phone, being called the 703 (catchy name, that), gets leaked online, reportedly. It bears a strong resemblence to the MeeGo-based N9 that will be getting limited release. (via WMPowerUser)

Samsung‘s phones are getting bigger and tablets are getting smaller. Today, a new 5-inch screen device, the Galaxy Note; and a 7.7-inch addition to the Galaxy Tab line. (via Samsung Mobile)

» *Sony* Ericsson has released its first 1.4GHz version of the Experia Arc smartphone range. (via Sony Ericsson)

» HTC looks to up its game with a very large smartphone — featuring a 4.7-inch screen — codenamed “Runnymede.” (via PocketNow)

» Everything Everywhere, the JV between Orange and T-Mobile in the UK, sees its new CEO take charge and announces other management changes. (via Everything Everywhere)