Wall Street Journal opens the walled garden just a titch with BB application

For those of you who read the WSJ for the articles, the new BlackBerry-compatable WSJ.com Mobile Reader will open up that nasty walled garden that is WSJ.com. The application will be free and most of the content will be open, although there are plans to lock it down in the near future. The application will draw in stories from WSJ.com, AllThingsD.com, and MarketWatch.com.

You can track specific companies and get 30-minute old stock quotes on the fly. Why no iPhone implementation? Until HSBC pulls the trigger on Apple, the iPhone isn’t quite WSJ’s audience.

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