AT&T reportedly will offer a subsidized iPad; Microsoft CEO says Surface sales are 'modest'

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>  A report says AT&T will offer the Apple iPad at a discount with a two-year tiered data contract. Article

> Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hinted that sales of the Surface are "modest." Article

> A photo of Samsung's new Ativ Odyssey Windows Phone 9 has been leaked. Article

> Qualcomm Life launched its first wireless health solution in Europe. Release

> Samsung hiked the price of its mobile processors supplied to Apple by 20 percent. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Nepal Telecom activated its first commercial WiMAX network in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Article

> MTPCS, which operates the Cellular One brand in Montana, Louisiana, Texas and elsewhere, has become the latest rural wireless carrier to join the Verizon Wireless Rural America program. Article

Mobile Content News

> Verizon Wireless is updating Motorola Mobility's Droid Razr M smartphone to run Google's Android 4.1, a.k.a. Jelly Bean. Article

> Data storing company Evernote said its desktop computer apps generate more revenues per monthly user than its mobile apps. The company also said its freemium business model has been successful. Article

> An FT executive said that reports of the death of HTML5 are greatly exaggerated. Article

European Wireless News

> Spanish cell phone subscribers are cancelling their handset subscriptions as the economic crisis gripping the country worsens. Article.

> Vodafone will publish its second-quarter results Tuesday with the aim of calming investor' fears over the lingering Eurozone crisis. Article

> Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann brushed aside the third-quarter €7.4 billion writedown on its T-Mobile USA business, and instead told investors that the company plans to spend €2.5 billion boosting its German network to support the growth in data traffic. Article

> France Telecom CEO Stephane Richard predicted that the company will achieve €44 billion in revenue this year. Article

And finally... Some shoppers are complaining that Apple's new Palo Alto store is too loud. Article