America Movil not planning U.S. investment; Amazon.com acquires Touchco

> America Movil, the parent of TracFone Wireless, said it is not planning on purchasing infrastructure in the United States. Article

> According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 80 percent of people ages 18 to 29 are accessing the Internet via some form of wireless. Article

> Are Comcast and Time Warner scaring their wireless competition yet? Commentary

> Amazon.com acquired touchscreen startup Touchco, fueling speculation that it is going to make its Kindle ereader more touch-friendly. Article (sub. req.)

> Doubts have been cast on plans to merge the United Kingdom mobile operations of Orange UK and T-Mobile UK following the decision by the country's Office of Fair Trading to ask the European Commission to refer the decision back to the U.K. Article

> India's WiMAX license auction has been delayed again. Article

> DB Systel, a subsidiary of German rail network operator Deutsche Bahn, has acquired an IP-core based GSM-Railway (GSM-R) system from Chinese vendor Huawei. Article

And finally... Have you seen it all? A phone that doubles as a cigarette lighter. Article

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