LG unveils new Chocolate model; AT&T launches Samsung touchscreen phone

> LG released the latest model of its iconic Chocolate handset line, which features a 4-inch wide screen high-definition LCD display. Release, Slideshow.

> AT&T Mobility launched a new touchscreen and messaging Samsung phone, the Solstice, for $99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. Release

> Sony reiterated that its troubled handset joint venture with Ericsson, Sony Ericsson, will need additional financial support. Article

> Apple warned in comments to the U.S. Copyright Office that jailbreaking iPhones could have devastating consequences. But will the world really end because of it? Commentary

> Reports suggest Nokia may be preparing to unveil a mobile money service. Article

> The EU Council of Ministers approved an amended GSM Directive that will open up the 900 MHz GSM band for advanced data services. Article

> Orange and Universal Music launched a music streaming service aimed at the youth market that they hope will attract subscribers and reduce piracy. Article

> Mobile payment company Bango announced WiFi-enabled operator billing for smartphones. Article

> Much of Nortel Networks' LTE patents and intellectual property remain in the company's control. But for how long? Article

And finally...  Apple has released a new version of the iPhone visible only to its most dedicated fans, according to a breaking news report from The Onion. Article