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

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@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