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PowerKiss, a wireless charging company based in Helsinki, Finland, has been acquired by Powermat, also a creator of wireless charging systems for mobile devices. Sales of prepaid smartphones in the US consumer market have risen dramatically, doubling in the last year and "continuing a string of more than 12 quarters of triple-digit sales increases" according to a new report from market analysts NPD. In the aftermath of the devastating tornado that cut a path of destruction through Oklahoma City on Monday, wireless carrier AT&T announced that overage charges would be suspended for the area until June 30 as part of an effort to assist victims, many of whom lost everything. Although many were expecting Google to announce a new version of Android at Google I/O, it did not materialize. An image allegedly of the LG Optimus F3 has appeared online. The smartphone, following on from the Optimus F5 and Optimus F7 revealed at Mobile World Congress in February, is said to be heading to Sprint later this quarter, alongside the Optimus G Pro, and is expected to be a mid-range offering from the manufacturer and carrier. Opera for Android has now exited beta, three months after it was first made available to users through the Google Play Store. Almost one in ten notebook computers shipped in the first quarter of 2013 have touchscreens, according to a market research firm's report. Romanian hardware producer Evolio has unveiled a new Android tablet for the local market. The Quadra offers a large 10. The ëGoogle Edition' of the Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android will be a US-only model it has been revealed. Today, Google made it known to its array of merchants that it is discontinuing the Google Checkout functionality, and migrating some existing users to Google Wallet.