Sprint launches Motorola iDEN phone; Web guru joins Android team

> Sprint Nextel launched a new iDEN device, the Motorola i890, for $129.99 with a two-year contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. Release

> Tim Bray, the co-inventor of XML and a former employee of Sun Microsystems, joined Google's Android effort, in part because of what he sees as the faults in Apple's iPhone. Article

> Operators in Europe are still struggling with how to deal with mobile VoIP. Commentary

> Sprint signed up four new companies through its MVNO turnkey program. Release

> VeriSign inked a deal with Microsoft to provide code signing services for applications distributed through Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Release

> TeliaSonera announced it upgraded its base stations in central Stockholm to deliver speeds of 100 Mbps. Article

> Germany's new spectrum auction could get sidetracked by legal troubles. Article

> AT&T asked the city of Riverside, Calif., to take back the muni-WiFi network the company, along with MetroWiFi, deployed in May 2007. Article

And finally... Microsoft employees have to hide their iPhones. Article (sub. req.)