HTC Thunderbolt could retail for $300; Sprint teases new handset

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@FierceWireless: RT @electronistaweb: Motorola Atrix 4G goes on sale, down to $150 at Amazon. Article | Follow @FierceWireless

> Sprint Nextel will unveil a new device Thursday. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks is in talks with "a few" private equity firms, the company's CEO said. Article

> The HTC Thunderbolt for Verizon Wireless could sell for $300. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks and Juniper Networks announced their Carrier Ethernet Transport 2.0 offering. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Steve Jobs reportedly clarified that Apple's new subscription billing service is for publishing apps, not SaaS apps. Article

> Apple and rival digital music retailers are in negotiations with the recording industry to improve the audio quality of digital music downloads. Article

> Graphicly introduced its Digital Comics application for devices running Google's Android mobile operating system. Article

> Digital streaming music service Spotify raised $100 million in new financing at a valuation of over $1 billion. Article

> Verizon Wireless updated its V Cast Music application for Android smartphones. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Apple's App Store reportedly generated 83 percent of app revenues in 2010. Article

> Has Apple finally gone too far? Commentary

> Mobile location-as-a-service infrastructure and applications provider Location Labs introduced its geofencing platform. Article

> Nokia is promising members of its Launchpad developer program a free Nokia E7 device as well as a WP7-based Nokia smartphone. Article

And finally... Steve Jobs gave Russian President Dmitry Medvedev an iPhone locked to AT&T. Article