Sprint launches Nexus S 4G for $199; Verizon debuts Droid Incredible 2

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> Sprint Nextel said it will sell the Google Nexus S 4G, built by Samsung, for $199 with a two-year contract starting May 8. Release

> Verizon Wireless said it will sell the Casio G'zOne Commando Android phone for $199 with a two-year agreement starting April 28. Release

> Verizon Wireless said it will sell the HTC Droid Incredible 2 Android 2.2 phone for $199 with a two-year contract starting April 28. Release

> A Global Equities analyst said Motorola has sold between 25,000 and 120,000 Xoom tablets. Article

> Google reportedly bid $2 million for the patents of failed handset maker Modu. Article

> ZTE expects to sell 80 million handsets this year. Article

> T-Mobile USA suspended its Bobsled VoIP calling service for Facebook users. Article

> Apple and Google are facing increasing heat from lawmakers over questions about how they store mobile users' location information. Article

> Apple is facing a lawsuit over how the company collects information about the location of iPhone and iPad users. Article

Mobile Content News

> Android--not iOS--is now the apple of U.S. consumers' eye, with 31 percent of consumers targeting the Google mobile operating system for their next smartphone purchase, according to The Nielsen Company. Article

> Evernote's CEO said Apple users are more valuable than non-Apple users. Article

> Research In Motion is reportedly in talks with video content company Hulu to get the firm's streaming service onto RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Apple is squashing incentivized iOS downloads. Commentary

> Technology-focused venture capital firm DCM launched the A-Fund, a $100 million strategic investment initiative targeting applications developed for Google's Android mobile operating system. Article

And finally... The white iPhone draws ever closer. Article


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