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> Comcast is launching its Clearwire-powered 4G service in Jacksonville and Orlando, Fla., today. Article

> Engadget points to an Apple survey that hints at streaming content. Article

> Sony Ericsson released its first phone for China Mobile. Article

> According to Boy Genius Report, the Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet is headed to Verizon Wireless. Article

> Comparing the costs of Android vs. Windows Phone 7. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it scored a purchase agreement covering the 17,000 employees of the Environmental Protection Agency. Release

> Cricket provider Leap Wireless announced the launch of the Samsung Messager Touch for $159.99. Release

> Sprint Nextel's Samsung Epic 4G goes on sale today. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google acquired mobile gaming startup SocialDeck. Article

> Location-based social mapping service Loopt named Steve Boom president. Article

> A new study predicts mobile content revenues in the U.S. will increase from less than $1.15 billion in 2009 to over $3.53 billion in 2014. Article

> Microsoft introduced its first official Bing search application optimized for archrival Google's Android mobile operating system. Article

> Apple introduced On the Grid, a new section spotlighting location-capable iPhone and iPod applications. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Paid apps represent 70 percent of Apple's App Store but just a third of Google's Android Market. Commentary

> Google is publicly defending its new Android Market licensing service following the recent publication of a hack enabling some Android applications to bypass the anti-piracy measure. Article

> Samsung issued v1.0.0 of its bada software development kit. Article

> Anecdotal evidence indicates Apple's fledgling iAd for Developers initiative does not yet offer an economically viable model for driving application sales. Article

And finally... The true cost of apps, put into perspective. Article

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