Sprint's stock gets a bump; Vendors deal with volcano fallout

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> Sprint Nextel's stock jumped after an analyst at Wells Fargo Securities rated the stock higher and said the carrier was showing some market share improvements. Article

> Nokia, Ericsson and Sony Ericsson may see delays due to the ash cloud that spread over Europe from a volcano in Iceland. Article (sub. req.)

> Apple said the iPad 3G will go on sale April 30 at 5 p.m. Release

> The blog Boy Genius Report posted what it said are screenshots and details of the new BlackBerry OS 6.0. Article

> A new version of Bluetooth is coming out that could work in toys and even wristwatches. Article

> Analysts are expecting solid first-quarter results from Nokia, which reports its earnings Thursday. Article

> In celebration of Earth Day, Sprint launched the eco-friendly Samsung Restore. Release

> Qualcomm will be the lead sponsor of an augmented reality conference in June. Release

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Mobile Content News

> Android, BlackBerry apps drive Ford's Sync AppLink. Article

> Ex-Palm software head Abbott lands at Twitter. Article

> Seybold's Take: A return to the (walled) garden. Commentary

Developer News

BlackBerry App World offers just 6,000 apps after first year. Article

> Qualcomm Developer Network portal goes live. Article

> Adobe "still on track" for planned Flash Player 10.1 release. Article

And finally... Shocking news from Pew: A third of U.S. teenagers with mobile phones send more than 100 texts per day. Article


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