ALSO NOTED: Palm swears it's not abandoning Palm OS; BlackBerry 8700r set to launch in Canada;and much more...

> Palm still not abandoning Palm OS. Article

> BlackBerry 8700r launches in Canada on Rogers Wireless network. Release

> The New York Times takes a look at Mobile ESPN. Article

> NTT DoCoMo to offer credit card payments via its handset-embedded smart card technology. Article

> Verizon Wireless has filed a civil suit and obtained an injunction against a Florida privative investigator group that allegedly fraudulently obtained confidential information about the carrier's subscribers. Release

And Finally... Nvidia CEO predicts that mobile phones will become WiFi-powered VoIP chips that users carry in a shirt pocket. Article