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– HP (NYSE: HPQ) updates webOS 2.0: HP has released the Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Pre 2 smartphone, which will run webOS 2.0. The device will be av…

Loopt Checks-in To Facebook Places
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HP (NYSE: HPQ) updates webOS 2.0: HP has released the Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Pre 2 smartphone, which will run webOS 2.0. The device will be available Friday in France from SFR and is scheduled to be available in the coming months in the U.S. from Verizon Wireless. New features listed are “true multi-tasking” and the ability to favorite contacts. [Release]

Verizon Wireless to offer tiered data plans: Verizon is expected to offer a $15 monthly data plan that will consumers 150 megabytes of data in a move similar to AT&T’s earlier this year. However, Verizon expects to continue offering unlimited data for $30 a month unlike AT&T (NYSE: T), which has capped plans at 2GB a month for $25. [WSJ]

Loopt integrates Facebook Places: Now, Loopt users can view both Facebook and Loopt check-ins on a single map. It also allows Loopt users, who check in to share their locations on Facebook as a check-in. Users can also view their friend’s history to get suggestions on where to visit in an unfamiliar city. [Blog]

AT&T brings U-verse to Android: AT&T will now allow subscribers of its U-verse TV service to browse the guide, manage their DVR and watch TV shows from their Android device. The U-verse app is available in the Android Market. Shows can be viewed over Wi-Fi, and is free to customers of certain subscription levels. [Release]

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