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> Alltel Wireless will use technology from Scorecard Systems for subscriber and revenue usage, and reporting and commission calculations. Release

> Just5, which builds phones for the elderly, said it reduced the price of its phone to $89.99. Release

> Hewlett-Packard named former SAP chief Leo Apotheker as its new CEO. Article

> Park Jong Suk, the head of LG's handset research center, was promoted to lead the company's mobile phone business. Article

> According to testers, Verizon Wireless' forthcoming LTE network can offer speeds up to 28 Mbps. Article

> Engadget listed what it said are Verizon's planned fall handset launches. Article

> Indian regulators aren't pleased with Research In Motion's BlackBerry security efforts. Article

> Flat-rate vendor Pocket Wireless is reportedly shutting down its operations in several Connecticut and western Massachusetts cities. Article

> The FCC updated its warnings to consumers on possible radiation from cell phones. Article 

Mobile Content News

> Real-time content discovery solutions provider Evri introduced a series of new vertical applications optimized for devices running iOS and Android. Article

> Downloads from Nokia's Ovi Store now exceed 2.3 million a day, the handset maker reports. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Google expanded Android Market paid app sales to 20 new international markets. Article

> AT&T is poised to open mobile software development facilities in Palo Alto, Calif., Plano, Texas and Tel Aviv, Israel. Article

And finally... Microsoft's Steve Ballmer will only get 50 percent of his bonus due in part to the failure of the company's Kin social networking phones. Article

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