ALSO NOTED: OnStar inks MapQuest deal; HAC accord reached; and much more...

> GM's OnStar inks a deal with MapQuest. OnStar is one of the biggest resellers of Verizon Wireless. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

> Industry and disability groups reached an agreement on an alternative approach to the federal mandate that half of all handsets offered by national wireless carriers be hearing aid compatible (HAC) by next February. Article

> ITC extends deadline for Qualcomm, Broadcom ruling. The ITC has the power to ban all EVDO handsets from entering the U.S. Article

And Finally... Scientist discovers a new mineral with the same chemical makeup of the fictional "Kryptonite" from Superman. Because the rock contains no krypton, they cannot name it after the legendary crystal, so they named it Jadarite. Article