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QUICKLINKS: Motricity acquires InfoSpace's mobile unit for $135 million; Google lands microblogging app developer Jaiku;

> Motricity acquires InfoSpace's mobile unit for $135 million.

ALSO NOTED: blinkx challenges Google video ads;BBC iPlayer to use Adobe Flash; and much more...

> Online video search service blinkx is taking on Google with the launch last week of a video advertising platform to challenge Googles video units, also launched the day before.

M&A high on Zayo’s list

Zayo Bandwidth, a carrier based in Louisville, Colo., has been busy buying up fiber properties lately, including the networks of PPL Telcom, Memphis Networx and most recently Indiana Fiber Works. It

Smartphones--an open and shut case

  A New York Times

Best Buy targeting telecom?

The telecom rumor mill churned out a nifty one late last week: BroadbandReports stated that retail giant Best Buy was rumored to be exploring the possible acquisition of Covad Communications,

Meraki users revolt as company jacks up price

Meraki, whose mission is to bring affordable WiFi to the masses,

Report: Google makes software, not handsets

A New York Times report about the rumored Google Phone is making a lot of waves in the blogosphere today, but it only serves to confirm what we already know: Google makes software, not phones. Most

BT invests in FON

BT has invested in Spanish wireless startup FON, which aims to blanket the world in free WiFi hotspots. Now, BT's more than 3 million Total Broadband customers will be able to join the FON WiFi

Who's got next at Sprint Nextel?

Sprint Nextel reportedly is looking to replace current CEO Gary Forsee. The Wall Street Journal and other media have reported on speculations about who's got game, with industry stalwarts like Dan

Google: Verizon thinks open access won't apply

In a recent blog post about telecom regulation, Google has lambasted Verizon Wireless' latest