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Verizon to shut down Airfone

Verizon announced plans to shut down much of its Airfone business by the end of this year. It's an expected move, at least in the long-term, since the company dropped out of the FCC spectrum

Nokia to stop making CDMA phones

Nokia has canceled a CDMA deal with Sanyo and announced that it will no longer produce CDMA phones. The company will continue to sell Nokia-branded phones created

Cablevision eyes link with mobile operators

Cablevision Systems is studying the possibility of linking its Internet phone service with a wireless carrier as it watches competitors Time Warner, Comcast and others work with Sprint Nextel to

Editor's Corner: Flash Lite, platform of the future?

Adobe (formerly Macromedia) has a pretty simple strategy for Flash Lite: aggressively push the Flash platform as a cross-platform alternative to BREW, Java,.NET and other "real" languages. Nokia

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> Samsung to commercially launch Origami in some stores. Article > Analyst

C&L: Martin Higginson ousted at Monstermob

Martin Higginson, the founder and chief executive of the mobile phone content company Monstermob, has been let go after disagreements over strategy and a poor share price

Editor's Corner

Smartphones and the consumer market: The combination has turned into somewhat of a Holy Grail for device makers and operators, but can they find the sweet spot that will get those consumers

Verizon launches kid tracking service

Mobile operators are making their forays into the consumer location-based services market by targeting parents who want to keep tabs on their kids. Verizon Wireless today announced Chaperone, a

ALSO NOTED: Speedus gives VZW 30 days to respond to lawsuit; Trend: The rise of the GPS-enabled parent; and much more...

> Speedus provides Verizon Wireless with extensions to answer its patent lawsuits. Release > Trend: The rise of the mobile

GlobalComm: RIM cautions carriers

During a keynote address at GlobalComm in Chicago, RIM president and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis warned attendees that carriers need to be very careful about unlimited, wireless data plans: "Now matter