HTC acquires Abaxia; Pixi lands at AT&T

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> Smartphone vendor HTC announced it acquired Paris-based Abaxia, which makes software for mobile operators and handset manufacturers around the world. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Release

> Qualcomm made a strategic investment in Anteryon, which makes wafer-based, miniature optical modules for mobile phone cameras and laser projection. The amount was not disclosed. Release

> Palm's Pixi Plus landed at AT&T Mobility for $50 with a contract. Article

> Cellular South will soon offer the Android-powered Motorola Milestone. Web page

> HP plans to expand its printing prowess to the smartphone industry. Article

Mobile Content News

> MTV Networks announced the launch of Mobile Tribes, the first mobile extension of its Tribes ad network initiative. Article

> Twenty-one percent of users worldwide indicate plans to get at least some World Cup information via the mobile Web. Article

> Verizon Wireless announced its V Cast Video service is now available across the operator's portfolio of Android smartphones. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Google denied a link between a 2008 patent application and its highly publicized privacy debacle over the search giant's practice of gathering information from unsecured WiFi networks. Article

> The bid amount in India's wireless broadband services auction increased more than fivefold. Article

European Wireless News

> As part of its Travolution research project the German car maker, Audi, is using wireless technology to help drivers reduce fuel consumption in urban areas. Article

> Vodafone management will now be linked to taking market share from rivals. Article

> Qualcomm is reported to be in talks to launch its MediaFlo mobile TV service in France. Article

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