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> HTC appears to be preparing a new Droid Incredible for Verizon Wireless. Article

> A Research In Motion executive pushed back on India's BlackBerry monitoring demands. Article (sub. req.)

> Hewlett-Packard's CEO is planning to discuss the company's strategy. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Streaming video service Hulu will extend its ad-supported Hulu Plus subscription initiative to select Android 2.2 smartphones. Article

> Apple will not integrate Near Field Communications-based mobile payment services into the next iteration of its iPhone, according to reports. Article

> Amazon's Appstore for Android will launch with Angry Birds. Article

> According to a new survey published by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 47 percent of U.S. adults report accessing local news and information via mobile phones or tablet devices.  Article

Broadband Wireless News

> China's Minister of Industry and Information Technology Miao Wei said China won't introduce 4G services nationwide until 2014, according to the China Daily newspaper. Article

> Smaller wireless operators have been waiting on the FCC for 18 months to rule on whether data roaming should be included in the current mandatory wireless roaming regulations that only include voice services at this point. Article

European Wireless News

> Mobile virtual network operators in Eastern Europe are still struggling to gain market share. Article

> The GSMA and the International Air Transport Association are investigating the potential benefits of NFC to make it easier for airline passengers to check-in and board airliners. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks and Cambridge Wireless have joined together to trial 800MHz LTE for six months. Article

> While European operators are successfully using smartphones and tablets to boost their average revenue per user for data, this growth is failing to compensate for the ongoing decline in mobile voice revenues. Article

And finally... The white iPhone? "This spring." Article