HTC posts sales jump; Palm dumps ad agency

> HTC reported a 19 percent rise in first-quarter sales, and its net profit rose 3.1 percent. Article (sub. req.)

> Palm dropped Modernista, the advertising agency responsible for its initial commercials for the Palm Pre, according to a report in Advertising Age. Article

> Operators can drive revenue through personalized mobile sports content. Commentary

> MetroPCS launched a new feature that automatically converts a voicemail message to text and sends the content as an SMS or email. Release

> BCE sold its stake in SkyTerra Communications for around $11 million. Release

> Atlantic Tele-Network subsidiary Commnet Wireless will launch an LTE network covering areas and residents of the Navajo Nation using a $32.1 million broadband stimulus grant. Release

> Research In Motion announced the release of updated Java and Web-based tools for its BlackBerry platform. Article

> Nokia and Intel released to developers the distribution infrastructure and operating system base, including the Linux kernel and OS infrastructure, for their MeeGo platform. Article

And finally... A New York City pizza delivery man overcame an attempted armed robbery to deliver his pies. Article