Verizon to offer Moto Droid X2 for $199; Apple proposes new SIM card standard

Quick news from across the Web

@FierceWireless: RT @engadgetmobile: Pantech cooks up world's first 1.5 GHz dual-core phone, tablet in the works. Article | [email protected]

> According to security researchers, 99 percent of Android smartphones are open to security risks. Article

> Leap Wireless will sell $400 million in notes. Article

> Moody's Investors Service upgraded Motorola Solutions' credit rating. Article

> Virgin Mobile will offer 500 MB of data for $20. Article

> Verizon Wireless will sell the Motorola Droid X2 starting May 19 for $199 with a contract. Article

> T-Mobile USA launched a cell phone trade-in program. Article

> Nokia teased its N9 smartphone in a new video; the device could ship with the company's MeeGo operating system. Video

> T-Mobile USA introduced a new unlimited text, voice and data plan for $69.99 per month aimed at small business owners. Release

> New research forecasts at least 2 billion people worldwide will own a smartphone by 2015. Release

> T-Mobile USA's 2011 handset roadmap reportedly includes new devices from HTC, LG and Research In Motion. Article

> Apple proposed a new SIM card standard. Article

> The FCC will host a forum on smartphone users' location information. Article

Mobile Content News

> A group of magazine publishers are teaming to offer their content on Android devices. Article

> Mobile data application provider Onavo closed a $3 million Series A financing round led by Sequoia Capital and Magma Venture Partners. Article

And finally... Sprint Nextel's latest Nexus Android 4G ad focuses on cats. Video


Like this story? Subscribe to FierceWireless!

The Wireless industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceWireless as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on this increasingly competitive marketplace. Sign up today to get wireless news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.