HP completes purchase of Palm; Intel shutters WiMAX center

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> Clearwire launched service in seven markets: Eugene, Ore.; Merced and Visalia, Calif.; Yakima and Tri-Cities, Wash.; and Rochester and Syracuse, N.Y. Release

> Intel closed its WiMAX center in Taiwan, but reiterated its support of the technology. Article

> Canadian carrier Rogers said it will launch a low-cost unlimited talk and text brand. Article

> Motorola delayed its Android 2.1 upgrade for its Cliq and Cliq XT phones. Article

> AT&T will release 10 new quick messaging phones over the next year. Article

> Customers of the AT&T Mobility Microcell femtocell suffered service issues during the weekend. Article

> Hewlett-Packard said it completed its acquisition of webOS vendor Palm. Release

> Starbucks' WiFi is now free. Article

> AT&T stands to lose as many as 1 million customers if Verizon Wireless begins selling the iPhone next year. Article

> Motorola's Droid X ads take aim at the iPhone's purported antenna problems. Post

Mobile Content News

> Palm appears to be refunding its $50-per-app submission charges. Article

> LG Electronics opened its refurbished LG Application Store in 23 international markets. Article

> Mozilla submitted Firefox Home to the Apple App Store. Post

> Yahoo is boosting its mobile efforts with Android and HTML5 products. Post

Broadband Wireless News

> NTT DoCoMo has indicated it will embrace LTE wholesale partners when it launches its LTE network in December. Article

> Openet has designed a new radio access network congestion solution designed to forecast network congestion. Article

> In-Stat predicts revenues from in-flight broadband will reach $95 million in 2010, up from just under $7 million in 2009. Article

European Wireless News

> Orange bolstered its music service by launching a trial to provide tickets to live concerts and comedy shows. Article

> French WiMAX operator Wibox has agreed to a deal with the satellite broadcaster SES Astra. Article

> Vodafone co-developed a service that aims to improve the ability of its MVNOs to attract new customers and boost ARPUs. Article

> TeliaSonera launched its new LTE/3G/2G dongle with the commitment to offer subscribers their money back if they're not happy with the service. Article

And finally... Steve Jobs: "Relax ... It is just a phone." Article


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