All eyes on RIM ahead of results; Microsoft cuts off iPhone users

> Analysts are paying close attention to Research In Motion, which reports its quarterly results Thursday, to see if the BlackBerry-maker will signal a shift in strategy in response to new entrants in the smartphone market. Article (sub. req.)

> As part of cost-cutting measures, Microsoft now will only reimburse employees for their smartphone's data plans if they use a Windows Mobile device. Article

> Sprint Nextel said the HTC Snap will be available June 21 for $149 with a two year-contract after mail-in rebates. Article

> Net neutrality backers launched a campaign urging the FCC to make sure any national broadband strategy includes open access provisions. Article

> FierceBroadbandWireless has a countdown of the top five vendors for CDMA equipment and WCDMA equipment according to market share in the first quarter of this year, according to research from the Dell'Oro Group. Article

> Italian WiMAX operator Aria has joined with Telecom Italia to deploy a WiMAX network. Article

> Reports indicate that Iceland may sell its 57.2 percent stake in local mobile operator Vodafone Iceland. Article

> British Telecom is looking to expand its mobile activities by creating new partnerships. Article

And finally... According to research firm iGR, 7 percent of U.S. consumers have sent a text intended to end a relationship with a partner or cancel a date. Release

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