Alltel launches mobile e-mail; AT&T certifies Palm Treo Pro

> Alltel launched a mobile email application that lets customers get their web-based personal and work email on their Windows Mobile-based phones or on other select Alltel handsets. Release

> AT&T Mobility "certified" the Palm Treo Pro for its network, making it available through its Business Alliance Channels; AT&T is not subsidizing the phone. Article

> Nortel Networks received a 30-day waiver from lender Export Development Canada that will let it continue to tap a support agreement in the wake of a ratings downgrade on Monday from Moody's. Article

> Best Buy saw a 77 percent drop in quarterly profit amid weak sales, but the company's gross margin was up on strong European sales of higher-margin mobile phones. Article (sub. req.)

And finally... released their list of the most embarrassing mobile phone moments of 2008. The winner: a bride whose cell phone went off in her garter belt to the tune of "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" while her father was walking her down the aisle. Release


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