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CTIA handset round-up: Helio, Sony Ericsson, LG

Here's a run down of the big handset launches at CTIA, so far: Helio's Ocean: This handset was first introduced as the "Oz Smartphone" a few months ago. The phone can slide up in

VZW inks $6B deal with Alcatel-Lucent

Verizon Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent inked a three-year deal worth about $6 billion. As part of the deal, Alcatel-Lucent will supply a wide variety of network equipment, software and services to

VZW, Sprint: Please don't ban EVDO phones

Verizon Wireless and Sprint Nextel appeared before the International Trade Commission yesterday to ask the panel not to ban EVDO handsets as a remedy to the ongoing patent dispute between Qualcomm

ITC may ban all EVDO handset importation into the U.S.

The Qualcomm-Broadcom patent infringement case has reached a fever pitch, as a government panel mulls whether to ban all EVDO handsets into the U.S., which would effectively prevent new

Commerce and other hot applications

We expect mobile payments to be a hot topic of discussion next week. Visa CEO and President John Philip Coglan is a keynote speaker and is expected to announce a partnership with one of the smaller

Verizon lets customers test drive

Building on its long-standing campaign to tout its network coverage and reliability, Verizon Wireless today announced that it was going to let customers be their own Test Man or Test Woman by

Qualcomm argues against ban at ITC hearing

Today is the start of a two-day International Trade Commission hearing in which Qualcomm is expected to argue against a ban on importing mobile phones using its chipsets. Broadcom has asked the

Trend: Asian carriers send data usage warnings

Rather than simply cutting off data services to users who overstep their bandwidth limits, Asian carriers are sending warning letters to heavy mobile data users who approach their monthly data

ALSO NOTED: Nokia ad for mobile payments; Daily Trivia; and much more...

> Israel court rules that police need a warrant to search a mobile phone, just like prior rulings for computers.

ALSO NOTED: L.A. deploys Motomesh; Remaking the dialtone; and much more...

> Microsoft looks to give the dialtone a remake: When you pick up your phone, Redmond thinks it should ask you, "What do you want to do? Who do you want to call?" Sounds much more annoying than