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ALSO NOTED: Qualcomm claims victory in patent dispute with Nokia; Motorola deploys WiMAX pilot in Paris; and much more...

> Qualcomm claimed an initial victory in a patent dispute with Nokia after a judge recommended ending a US International Trade Commission investigation of a complaint filed by Nokia.

Google: We're happy with auction rules

During its recent Q3 conference call, Google co-founder Larry Page commented on the upcoming 700 MHz auction, which the company lobbied the FCC about for open access rules: "I think we've been actually quite happy with the openness provisions that have been put into the 700-megahertz auction, so I disagree with your assertion there," Page said. "I think we have many,

Social networking and UGC-will it live up to projections?

A cursory glance at the CTIA I.T. Wireless & Entertainment 2007 keynote schedule tells you everything you need to know about the impact of mobile social networking and user-generated content services: When Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz enjoys the same headliner status awarded to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and music legend Quincy Jones, it's safe to say social networking has arrived. The projections are lofty: According to a new study released by market analysis firm Juniper Research, the number of users frequenting mobile chat and dating services is expected to grow from about 40

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