Nokia to ship N97; GreatCall releases new Jitterbug phone

> Nokia said that its N97 smartphone would begin shipping this month in 75 countries. There was no word on a U.S. carrier deal. Release

> GreatCall, the company behind Jitterbug phones for seniors, announced a new phone and expanded rate plans. Release

> Days ahead of Apple's WWDC event, the leaks about a new iPhone keep on coming. Commentary

> Seybold's take: Users need a way to test applications so that they can better choose from among many similar mobile offerings. Commentary

> The Symbian Foundation named Larry Berkin, previously the vice president of mobile ecosystem and corporate business development at Access, as the head of its alliance management efforts. Article

> Sprint Nextel announced the launch of its Sprint Developer Sandbox initiative. Article

> Nokia Siemens Networks secured the majority of base station contract awards during the first quarter of 2009, according to EJL Wireless Research. Release

> Wirefly.com announced it will be the first online retailer to sell wireless netbooks from AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Release

> The WiMAX Forum announced that 14 WiMAX companies will participate in its first commercial WiMAX interoperability and roaming trials. Release

> INQ Mobile will release a Twitter phone for the holiday season. Article

And finally... With more than three days to go before launch, some Palm Pre fans are apparently already lining up. Article

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