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> Hiwire preps for Vegas launch. Article

> Flycell debuts WAP content portal. Article

> Intel shuns Microsoft and reveals Linux-based UMPCs. Article

> I-play inked a deal with developer Polarbit. Article

> Qantas tests in-flight mobile phone use--but for SMS, not voice. Article

> Prada phone selling well since its Easter launch. Article

> Alltel expands calling zones into Canada and Mexico. Article

And Finally... Check out this write-up of a mobile advertising panel conducted at Google's offices in Kirkland. Chetan Sharma moderated and it looks like it was a lively debate. Article