ALSO NOTED: Amazon partners with InPhonic to sell more handsets, wireless plans; FCC proposes $750K fine of Dobson for not depl

> Amazon will partner with InPhonic a deal that will bolster the e-commerce giant's ability to sell handsets and service plans. Article (Wall Street Journal sub. req.)

> FCC proposes fining Dobson $750,000 for failing to deploy enhanced 911. Article

> Mobile operators in Japan and South Korea have already reached 40 percent penetration of 3G services, and they provide valuable lessons for mobile operators in other regions, according to a new report from Analysys. Article

> Cingular Wireless said it expects the majority of its cost savings to be realized during the second half of 2006 and early 2007. Article

> U.S. scientists say they've created a wireless device chip that uses 1/10th as much battery power as current designs. Article

> The global mobile-phone market grew 26 percent in the first quarter of 2006 compared to the first quarter of 2005, according to a report from IDC. Article

And Finally... Did Hedy Lamarr, a beautiful Hollywood film star of the 1930s and 1940s, really invent spread spectrum? Article