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Google ends handset rumors

Google has ended rumors that the company is building its own handset. While the company clearly has big plans for mobile software and the mobile

SPOTLIGHT: The end of the wireless party?

Forbes.com columnist Clayton Christensen argues that the seemingly trivial entrants like Blyk and Fon as well as more established players like Google and Skype, threaten wireless carriers

Samsung: We will improve SMS

It's no secret that SMS is still the data cash cow for carriers in the U.S., but Samsung thinks it could use some improving. Samsung recently filed a patent for an SMS interface that would push

Google phone in the works

Rumors have been circulating for some time, but now Google has confirmed that it is indeed working on at least one mobile phone. Isabel Aguilera, Google CEO in Spain and Portugal, said the company

QUICKLINKS: Carriers want fewer operating systems; Mobile phones could out-Wii the Wii; Much more...

Carriers want fewer operating systems. FierceWireless The latest U.S.

FON raises $13.1M for global hotspot network

Two weeks ago we wrote about Spanish startup Fon Technology ambitious goal of creating a global network of

ALSO NOTED: Zander's golden parachute; Daily Trivia; and much more...

> Zander's golden parachute of $56 million is still in place, RCR reports. Article > Can cable

Rumor Mill: BT to invest in FON?

FON, the Spanish company that enables consumers to share their WiFi services with each other, is all set to announce yet another round of VC funding--about $13 million, according to a report on

ALSO NOTED: Ed Zander made $13M; Daily Trivia; and much more...

> Moto CEO earns $13 million. Article > Canadian SMS usage triples.

ALSO NOTED: Study: People who use WiFi tend to read email more often; Ruckus Wireless announces the latest version of MetroFlex

> See this useful Unstrung discussion of hot spot aggregator WeRoam. > Brian Tanner, 21, of Palmer,