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SPOTLIGHT: Carriers target Hispanics

No surprise here, the Associated Press is running an article on the trend of wireless carriers courting the growing Hispanic population in the U.S., which now totals nearly 43 million and

Verizon offers daily subscriptions to V Cast

Verizon came up with a new way to spark interest in their V Cast mobile content services: Offer a daily subscription to it for $3. While the price may seem high given that a monthly subscription

SPOTLIGHT: Helio's new hybrid plan includes restrictions

When it comes to Helio's new hybrid data plan that combines EV-DO and Boingo's WiFi service on one data card for $85 per month, the MVNO isn't too innovative about the terms of service. Users only

Sprint chairman to retire; SMS pricetag goes up

The executive chairman of Sprint Nextel, Tim Donahue, the former CEO of Nextel, has announced he will retire at the end of the year. Donahue was instrumental in engineering the $35 billion merger

Editor's Corner

You gotta like T-Mobile USA's style. Comments coming from the operator last week made it sound like the company knew what it was doing all along when it comes to its 3G strategy. After emerging as

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QUICKLINKS: The real difference between J2ME and Flash Lite; Mobile workers: How indispensable should you really be?; Much more

What's the real difference between J2ME and Flash Lite? Blog SlingPlayer Mobile coming to Symbian.

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Verizon files suit against pretexters in HP leak

Verizon Wireless filed a lawsuit against people who got a hold of its customers' mobile-phone records in a pretexting scheme as part of the Hewlett-Packard leak investigation. "Defendants used

LG unveils VX-8600 EVDO flip phone

The LG VX-8600 EVDO clamshell phone is destined for Verizon. The phone manages to squeeze a microSD slot, 1-megapixel camera and multimedia controls into a slim package. Release