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> Leap Wireless' Cricket Muve Music hit the 100,000 subscriber mark. Release

> Hewlett-Packard's webOS TouchPad tablet costs $318 to build. Release

> Police indicted a man accused of hacking into AT&T servers for details on users of Apple's iPad. Article

> Cavalier Wireless and others are among the approved bidders for the FCC's upcoming Auction 92 of 700 MHz spectrum. Release

> Sony Ericsson's launch of the Xperia Pro appears to have been delayed. Article

> Virgin Mobile USA is rumored to be planning some changes to its pricing plans. Article

> AT&T objected to Dish Networks' bid for TerreStar Networks. Article

> Nokia promised to support its N9, powered by MeeGo, for the next several years. Article

> Apple will reportedly launch an iPad 2 Plus device with a better screen this year. Article

> Motorola reduced the price of its Android-powered Xoom tablet. Article

> Apple took its battle against Samsung to the ITC. Article

> AT&T launched a new HSPA+ USB modem from Huawei for $89.99. Release 

> Apple could be preparing a new method of charging its iPhone. Article

> TracFone redesigned its website. Site

> Verizon Wireless will offer data usage alerts to smartphone users on its new, metered plans. Article

> Apple said it will fix security holes in its iPhones and iPads. Article

> Verizon Wireless' Motorola Droid 3 will sell for $199 with a two-year service contract. Article

Mobile Content News

> A judge rejected Apple's request to stop Amazon.com from using the term "App Store." Article

> Amazon's Cloud Drive service will work on Apple's iPad, the company announced. Article

> Jailbreakme.com said it has jailbroken more than 1 million iOS devices. Article

> Total global mobile data revenues are on track to eclipse $300 billion for the first time in 2011. Article

> Spotify said it will expand its digital music platform to U.S. shores in the imminent future. Article

> Apple said it has recorded 15 billion app downloads to date.  Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Consumer testing magazine Consumer Reports said that Verizon Wireless' new tiered data pricing plans for smartphone users will not have a profound effect on the bills of subscribers. Article

> Sprint Nextel could get a boost from Verizon's move to metered smartphone data. Commentary

> Microwave backhaul company DragonWave continues to struggle thanks to its heavy reliance on Clearwire. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone is targeting its Android smartphone users with the launch of its own content channel. Article

> Apple iPhone and iPad are proving so popular that users of these devices are generating over 80 percent of all mobile data traffic in Germany. Article

> Neelie Kroes, the European Union digital agenda commissioner, is preparing to do battle with European operators over their data tariff structures by opening the market to other providers. Article

And finally... Hewlett-Packard is enlisting young celebrities to hawk its webOS TouchPad. Article

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