Apple, Google probed for antitrust violations; Verizon goes after more telemarketers

> Apple and Google are being scrutinized by antitrust regulators due to ties between the two companies' boards. Article

> Verizon Wireless is continuing its campaign against telemarketers, this time filing a lawsuit against entities that the carrier alleges sent at least 800,000 spam text messages promoting mortgage products. Release

> Apple's marketing campaign for its App Store is paying off by relying on two well-worn truths: Variety is the spice of life, and there's strength in numbers. Commentary

> Microsoft has made clear the list of restrictions for applications in its Windows Marketplace for Mobile. Article 

And finally... Two people in Alaska will share a prize of $284,000 for correctly guessing when ice on the local Tanana River would break apart. Article