Sequans chip powering HTC EVO Shift 4G; Research: WiFi Direct may eliminate need for Bluetooth 3.0

> Chipmaker Sequans announced its chips are being used in Sprint's new HTC EVO Shift 4G. Release

> Clearwire released a short video showing early results from the company's trial of LTE and WiMAX technology in 10x10 MHz and 20x20 MHz spectrum configurations. Video

> In-Stat concludes that if WiFi Direct succeeds, it may eliminate the need for Bluetooth 3.0. Article

> Are operators misleading consumers by claiming HSPA+ is 4G? Commentary

> Chinese handset maker Huawei introduced the IDEOS X5, an HSPA+ smartphone running on Google's Android platform that operates on AWS spectrum. The smartphone is expected to be available by mid-year or slightly earlier. Article

> Verizon Wireless will open an application innovation center so that developers can build apps specifically designed for its newly launched LTE network. Article

And Finally... An orange alligator photographed in South Florida is raising questions about its bizarre pigment with experts saying the color is a dye job. Article