Apple adds in-app purchases to free iPhone apps; Cellular South acquires Corr

> Apple said it will extend in-app micro-transactions to free iPhone and iPod touch applications. Article

> A federal judge ruled that ringtones played aloud in public do not constitute a true performance, meaning wireless carriers do not need public-performance licenses for the ringtones they sell. Article

> Cellular South said it would acquire regional wireless player Corr Wireless, which operates largely in northeastern Alabama, as well as Georgia. Release

> The Palm Pre made Popular Mechanics' list of "The 10 Most Brilliant Products of 2009." Article

And finally... Is this an epic fail? An advertisement for "Free Hi-Fi Internet." Article

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