Boost launching Motorola i1; Leap wins case against GSM Cellular

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> Boost Mobile is launching the Android-powered Motorola i1 June 20 for between $349.99 and $399.99, according to a Boost spokeswoman. Release

> Leap Wireless' Cricket Communications brand won a permanent injunction against GSM Cellular for infringing on its trademark. Article

> T-Mobile USA is launching a new Nokia phone, the Qwerty E73 Mode. Article

> Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd said the company bought Palm for webOS, not to get into the smartphone business. Article

> Nokia unveiled a bicycle mobile phone charger. Article

> ZTE appointed Lixin Cheng as the new CEO of ZTE USA. Release

Mobile Content News

> Nearly 5 million users have downloaded Skype's 3G iPhone app. Article

> The founders of Skype and Kazaa teamed for social music service Rdio. Article

> Rival digital payment service providers Zong and Boku separately announced new solutions promising developers the tools to add in-app payment options to their Android smartphone applications. Article

> Google's Search for mobile added app results. Article

> Target will sell the Kindle ereader nationwide. Article

Broadband News

> Atheros unveiled an 802.11n router solution designed to handle bandwidth-intensive applications. Article

> ZTE and China's MII announced TD-LTE conformity tests. Article

> picoChip announced a platform enhancement that the company said addresses the smartphone signaling problem. Article

> WiFi is more pertinent for AT&T now that unlimited smartphone data plans are gone. Commentary

European News

> Location-based service revenues in Europe are forecast to reach €420M by 2015. Article

> Spain will end mobile TV, while a UK survey shows significant potential for the technology. Article

> French operators are supporting NFC deployments, and nationwide coverage is planned. Article

And finally... Sprint Nextel unveiled its new out-of-the-box ad campaign for the HTC Evo 4G. Will it help sales? Video


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