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ALSO NOTED: Verizon's Petri retires; BigBand cuts 25 jobs; and much more...

> Daniel Petri, group president-International, at Verizon will retire Aug. 1 after 37 years with the telco. Report > Video

ALSO NOTED: Instinct promo site; Alcatel Playboy phone; and much more...

> Samsung launches a promotional website for the Instinct, which is set to debut on Sprint's network in the coming months.

Car Batteries to Cell Phones

Back in 1997, I was out in Las Vegas providing an assist for streaming events around the launch U2’s PopMart tour. The lads from Dublin had rented out the new (then new) Sam Boyd stadium to

White-space broadband gets more and more complicated

Google, Microsoft and other companies advocating the use of unlicensed white-space spectrum for wireless broadband had to have believed earlier this year that the FCC was going to rubber-stamp the

SPOTLIGHT: Sony Launching PS3 Online Video Service

Sony Corp. is lining up movie and TV studios to supply shows for its PlayStation 3 online video service to be launched this summer. This would be the third time for Sony to try an online video

QUICKLINKS: Android Watch; Neonode N2 unboxing;

Android Watch: Tracking Google's mobile progress Since formally announcing its

AT&T to launch Surface in-store experience soon

AT&T is launching Microsoft's Surface-enabled touch screen tables at four AT&T stores today, according to comments AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega made at CTIA earlier this month.

QUICKLINKS: Nokia previews iPhone-killer named Tube; News Corp. may join Microsoft in Yahoo bid;

> Nokia previews iPhone-killer named Tube. FierceWireless > News Corp. may join Microsoft in

Microsoft completes Danger acquisition, restructures

Microsoft announced today that it had completed its acquisition of SideKick-maker Danger and that the Danger team will be folded into Microsoft's Premium Mobile Experiences (PMX) unit. PMX is a group

Mediaroom pal Sigma offers new chip

Semiconductor company Sigma Designs has introduced a second-generation chip for IPTV set-top boxes that the company claims offers a 50% performance improvement. Sigma has been the only set-top chip