Free phones at U.S. Cellular; Verizon's HTC LTE phone may offer concurrent voice, data

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> U.S. Cellular made all its messaging phones free through Feb. 17. Release

> Two hackers have been charged with stealing the email addresses of iPad users. Article

> Verve Wireless named a new CEO. Article

> Verizon Wireless' forthcoming HTC ThunderBolt LTE phone will reportedly support simultaneous voice and data sessions. Article

> T-Mobile USA launched a G-Slate teaser page. Article

> Samsung said it is not charging operators for Android updates. Article

> LG is updating its Ally Android phone to version 2.2 of the platform. Article

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> Starbucks rolled out a mobile payment service nationwide. Article

> Mobile advertising network Millennial Media released its Windows Phone 7 software development kit. Article

> App review of the week: SketchBook O vs. The Golden Voice Soundboard HD. Article

> Social reading and publishing startup Scribd has closed a $13 million Series C financing. Article

> Microsoft introduced OneNote Mobile for iPhone, a version of its digital notebook solution optimized for rival Apple's smartphone. Article

And finally... Girl falls into water fountain while texting. Article

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