Another prototype iPhone found; Verizon launches barcode scanning app

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> Another set of videos and photos of the purported next-generation iPhone have surfaced on the Web. Article

> Microsoft and Verizon Wireless are defending the pricing plans for Microsoft's new Kin phones, arguing that even though they are not technically smartphones, charging customers for a full data plan is justified. Article

> Verizon Wireless is now offering a barcode-scanning application called ScanLife on more than 30 of its devices. Release

> Meru Networks reported its first quarterly results as a publicly traded company, posting a rise in revenue but a net loss of $35.8 million. Article

> FCC officials visited Microsoft's campus to see the company test a white space wireless network. Article (sub. req.)

> Spectrum Bridge said Neeraj Srivastava has joined the company as vice president of business development. Release

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> In a smartphone world, content licensing remains murky. Commentary

> The FTC extended its Google/AdMob probe to look into iAd. Article

> T-Mobile USA's first quarter data revenues were up 18 percent year-over-year. Article

And finally... A lawmaker in Australia was hit with a $8,900 bill on his taxpayer-funded mobile phone after his son downloaded some soccer games to the phone. Article

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