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Google's wireless chief Sacca steps down

Google's head of special initiatives Chris Sacca announced his intent to leave the company to become an angel investor in start-ups. Sacca led the (as yet unfruitful) charge for free WiFi in San

New group formed to push white-space services

A coalition of technology companies, public-interest advocates, think tanks and higher education organizations launched an alliance designed to work with the Federal Communications Commission and

Huawei launches submarine network unit

With global optimism about bandwidth demand hitting highs not seen since the last decade, the submarine fiber cable business has been heating up accordingly. There have been reports of new players

Apple counts down most popular iPhone apps

Apple's iPhone website posted a list of the 10 applications that have proven the most popular with the device's users. Two Google applications made the countdown, which is otherwise notable for the

VZW: We will use Google's Android

During an interview with BusinessWeek, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam said the carrier will support Google's recently announced open platform, Android. "We're planning on using Android," he said.

Google steps up white space efforts

It's certainly not new news that Google is investigating the notion of using "white spaces," or unlicensed spectrum that sit between airwaves currently licensed to TV broadcasters. But

Asian carriers interested in U.S. 700 MHz auction?

While AT&T looks to APAC for growth, it seems some Asian carriers are looking at the U.S. BusinessWeek is running

SPOTLIGHT: LiPS finalizes Linux spec

The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum has finalized its specification, which it hopes will "enable mobile industry players to achieve basic interoperability for applications and services deployed

Google goes it alone on white space spectrum

While most of the wireless industry is gearing up for the January 700 MHz spectrum auction, Google, which

Verizon Wireless president explains open access

Speaking at yesterday's 35th annual UBS Global Media & Communications conference Verizon President and COO Denny Strigl touted his company's recently announced plans to open its wireless network