Stephen LawsonSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage, and networking technologies for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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HP to offer unlocked Palm Pre 2 to small business

Hewlett-Packard plans to sell the unlocked version of its Palm Pre 2 to small businesses as well as to mobile application developers.

AT&T brings U-verse Mobile to Android phones

AT&T extended its U-Verse Mobile application to Android on Monday.

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Sprint unveils $49.99 Android LG Optimus

Sprint Nextel pushed falling Android smartphone prices even lower on Wednesday, introducing the LG Optimus S for $49.99.

Motorola launches Droid Pro in Android flurry

Motorola introduced the Droid Pro, an Android smartphone aimed at the BlackBerry market, on Tuesday in San Francisco.

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Cricket launching no-contract $149 Android phone

U.S. pay-in-advance carrier Cricket will sell the Ascend smartphone from Huawei, based on Android 2.1, for $149.

Qualcomm suspends sale of FLO TV devices

Qualcomm has suspended sales of devices for its mobile TV service, FLO TV, as it considers options for its national network.