GSMA: 45 operators commit to SIM-based NFC; Telenor unveils personalised Android app store

>The GSMA confirmed that 45 leading mobile operators have committed to support and implement SIM-based Near Field Communications technology. Article

>Telenor announced a deal with Google to develop a personalised Android app store. Article

> Bouygues Telecom reported a 3 per cent rise in revenue for the first nine months of this year to €4.28 billion, and added 275,000 new mobile subscribers. Article

> LTE subscribers worldwide exceeded 6 million at the end of the third quarter, according to a study by Maravedis. Article

> Steve Jobs initially hoped to create his own network with the unlicensed spectrum that Wi-Fi uses rather than work with the mobile operators, said wireless industry pioneer John Stanton. Article

And finally...The Barcelona Supercomputer Center has teamed with Nvidia to build a supercomputer that uses cell phone chipsets.  Article