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Google buys GrandCentral

Google announced today that it was acquiring voice communications company GrandCentral Communications for an undisclosed sum. GrandCentral offers a service that lets users integrate all of their

Battle over 700 MHz waged in the Senate

The battle over what rules the FCC should put in place to govern the highly coveted 700-MHz band auction was waged at a Senate Commerce Committee meeting last week. Google and its allies from the

QUICKLINKS: Rumor: Google working on U.K. MVNO; Security update for Palm Treos; Getting started with Java ME

Rumor Mill: Google working on U.K. MVNO. Blog Enrique Ortiz has updated his

QUICKLINKS: Unit testing isn't enough; New EclipseME released;

Unit testing alone is not enough. Blog EclipseME 1.6.7 released.

Expect major mobile innovations: Google

Google's mobile plans " Mobile, mobile, mobile," Google CEO Eric Schmidt told

Rumor Mill: Google looking for mobile experts

According to a report on Unstrung, Google's rumored mobile phone could see a launch in the foreseeable future, since the company is on the prowl for workers to help it with "a new

SPOTLIGHT: AT&T launches global smartphone and PDA plans

AT&T announced new global rate plans for smartphone and PDA users who travel abroad. The plans range from $44.99 to $69.99 a month, depending on device class and email platform. They include

Corrected: Nothing travels swifter...

Nothing travels swifter... The tech industry, and wireless industry in particular, loves rumors. Today's issue boasts three of them: our number four story about Dell maybe

QUICKLINKS: Steve Jobs iPhone blunder; J2ME Twitter app;

Nokia Video Manager: copies and transcodes videos for mobile. Website Twitlet: a J2ME Mobile Twitter application.

TellMe/Microsoft offers free mobile 411

Last week Google launched a free, voice-enabled 411 service that aimed to compete with legacy services and the budding mobile local search sector. Now, TellMe, which Microsoft is in the process of