Leap launches Moto Evoke; Sisvel creates CDMA patent pool

> Leap Wireless launched the Motorola Evoke QA4 for $299.99. Release

> Sisvel, the intellectual property organization, created a CDMA2000 patent pool, drawing on patents from France Telecom, NTT DoCoMo and others. Release

> What kind of niche will pay-as-you-go mobile broadband fill? Commentary

> Vodafone and Orange are rumored to be the first two European carriers that will carry smartbooks. Article

> Stoke and Net One Systems said NTT DoCoMo chose the Stoke Session Exchange 3000 gateway to manage the increasing mobile broadband traffic on the operator's RAN and backhaul infrastructure. Article

> INQ said it plans to release three new phones in 2009 and is in talks with several additional operators to distribute its social mobile handsets by 2010. Article

>  Cisco Systems and Alcatel-Lucent said they want "buy American" provisions eliminated as a condition to receive funds from the $7.2 billion in broadband stimulus money. Article

> O2 UK plans to nearly double the price of the just-announced iPhone 3G S. Article

And finally... A Missouri family's Christmas photo ended up in a storefront advertisement for a grocery store in the Czech Republic. Article