Nokia touts 5800 Xpress Music smartphone; Verizon launches Samsung Trance

> Nokia hyped its touchscreen success at its annual general meeting, estimating that the 5800 Xpress Music phone alone accounts for around 20 percent of all touchscreen devices sold worldwide." Release

> Verizon Wireless launched the Samsung Trance, a slider phone, for $50 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. Article

> AT&T's gamble to heavily subsidize Apple's iPhone is paying off, but mobile data revenue growth is slowing. Commentary

> Vodafone is claiming that metro femtocells could provide a good answer to supplementing LTE coverage. Article

> The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and 14 of the world's top WiFi companies ended their disputes with a series of secret settlements. Article

> Italian mobile content developer Buongiorno has decided to limit its new mobile social networking platform to groups of just 20 people in an effort to differentiate itself. Article

> British consumers view voice call and text prices as more important than 3G and social networking capabilities, according to new research by the UK-based firm OpenCloud. Article

> The Bluetooth Special Interest Group officially launched Bluetooth 3.0 + HS. Article

And finally... Police in North Carolina are looking for a pregnant woman they said tried to rob a bank, but left mid-heist after answering her cell phone. Article

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