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SPOTLIGHT: Rumor: Verizon Wireless joined the OHA?

According to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, Verizon Wireless has joined Google's Open Handset

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> Will Google bid to win or just bid to save face?

It's official: Google will bid in the 700 MHz auction

Google has officially announced that it will bid in the 700 MHz spectrum auction, which is scheduled to take place in late January. The announcement ends months of debate over whether Google would

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> One columnist speculates that AT&T disclosed its planned 3G iPhone to get back at Apple for supposedly teaming up with Google for the 700 MHz auction. Hmm.

Will Verizon's foray into open access change Google's plans?

Verizon Wireless, one of the biggest foes to the open access regulations for the 700 MHz auction, did an about-face this week. It announced plans to open its network to allow subscribers to connect

Google launches Maps with location info

Google has released a new beta version of its Google Maps for Mobile that includes location-based information pulled from data collected by cell towers. Depending on how many cell towers a user is

eBay looks to make Skype work

There have been rumors in recent weeks that eBay is looking to off-load Skype, the VoIP juggernaut it acquired in 2005 for $2.6 billion, but which recently cost the Web giant an earnings charge of

Google seeks clarification on 700 MHz rules

As the deadline for bidders in the upcoming 700 MHz spectrum auction approaches on Monday, Google asked the FCC for a few clarifications on the bidding process, the special rules for the spectrum and

AT&T: 3G iPhone will come next year

During an interview with Forbes, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson discussed a myriad of topics about the future of AT&T's wireless business and also let it slip that the 3G iPhone will come out

Is open the new closed?

     Is open the new closed? I'm trying to be optimistic about the Verizon Wireless "Any Apps, Any Device" initiative, but try as I might, I can't shake the feeling that it sounds too