Vodafone's revenues from actual data exceed messaging revenues; Majority of iPad models now being built with 3G

> Vodafone reported a significant rise in data revenues during the final quarter of 2010, with data actually exceeding messaging revenues for the first time ever. Article

> The majority of Apple's second-generation iPad models now being built will include either GSM/UMTS or CDMA 3G support, according to checks of overseas manufacturers, suggesting the company plans on forging stronger relationships with wireless carriers alongside the device's introduction. Article

> Leaked EU documents indicate that Chinese equipment vendors Huawei and ZTE are receiving significant support from the country's government, including massive credit lines from state-owned banks, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Article

And Finally... Charles Manson is busted a second time for possessing a cell phone in prison. Article

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