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Bumpy start for Portland's muni-WiFi

A few months ago the city of Portland, OR unveiled its plan for metro-WiFi with much fanfare. It has been a bumpy road, though, as several problems combined to make the launch of the ambitious

Editor's Corner: Is advergaming the future?

German game developer HandyGames will offer 28 titles as free

Review: Mobile mail services

Wap Review has posted a speed comparison of various WAP-based mobile mail services. Gmail wins out for speed, but Yahoo has had many years to work on their WAP mail

Carriers snub search giants for mobile search

Large phone companies like Verizon and AT&T never cashed in on the proliferation of search and advertising on the Internet, because big online players like Google and Yahoo had the market

Motorola to embed Yahoo in phones

Motorola made a deal with Yahoo to embed Yahoo mobile services into millions of its phones. Motorola has agreed to host Yahoo's Go for Mobile applications on its mid- and high-range handsets.

QUICKLINKS: Intel sells mobile processor division; MapQuest, Weather Channel top mobile app list; Much more...

Intel sells off XScale/Mobile processor unit to Marvell for $600M. Article Report: MapQuest, Weather

Trend: Cities look for free muni-WiFi

The muni-wireless market is just a few years old, but it looks like municipalities are starting to shake it up by pursuing free wireless service supported solely by advertising. According to a

Google counters privacy concerns about its WiFi

Google believes in the one-two approach. First, it will begin a phased roll out of a free wireless Internet access service in its home town of Mountain View, California, this summer. Second, while

ALSO NOTED: Eminem settles lawsuit over ringtones; KTF selects Aicent for MMS; and much more...

> Eminem settles his ringtone lawsuit with Cellus USA. Article > KTF selects Aicent for MMS.

Accton to manufacture gear for FON

Maybe FON is not today's version of the 1960s, but still, there is something about its concept of sharing that brings the good old days of the 1960s communes to mind. Not that purely capitalist