Sprint giving away Palm Pixi; DoCoMo launching its own app platform

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> Sprint Nextel is offering the Palm Pixi for free with a new, two-year contract through its online store. Article

> NTT DoCoMo, in partnership with Renesas, Fujitsu, NEC, Panasonic and Sharp, announced it will develop a new application platform that will be compatible with both the Symbian and Linux operating systems. Release

> According to a new study from ABI Research, about 487 million mobile subscribers will use HD-enabled handsets in 2015. Release

> According to Research and Markets, the North American market for in-building wireless solutions will exceed $500 million by 2014. Release

Mobile Content News

> Rhapsody revamps iPhone music app. Article

> Oprah Mobile application launches via Hands-On. Article

> Universal teams with Mozes to enhance Latin music efforts. Article

> Cartoonists are not laughing over the App Store. Article

Broadband News

> AT&T's WiFi connections reach 53.1 million in the first quarter. Article

> NSN reports surprising first quarter results, while Ericsson slumps. Article

> A Thai fixed-line player wants WiMAX. Article

> RIM introduces enterprise voice-over-WiFi calling. Article

European News

> Nokia builds on its track record--of stumbling. Commentary

> Data caps are necessary to fund extra capacity, according to TeliaSonera's CEO. Article

> T-Mobile plans to trial NFC services using SIM for secure storage. Article

> The Orange/Sunrise merger has been blocked by a Swiss regulator. Article

And finally... Israel lifted its ban on imported iPads. Article