Apple to up iPad production; FCC considers adding texting to 911 service

Quick news from across the Web

@FierceWireless: RT @alleyinsider: HP Earnings Slightly Ahead Of Estimates $HPQ by @MattRosoff. Article | Follow @FierceWireless

> The FCC is considering updating the 911 system to support text messaging. Article

> Sony Ericsson's marketing chief has left the company. Article

> Apple is reportedly adding additional iPad production lines for the holidays. Article

> Canada will delay a spectrum auction until 2012. Article

> Nokia is testing an SMS service for small businesses in India. Article

Mobile Content News

> Location-based mobile media firm JiWire acquired NearbyNow. Article

> Sony Corporation will extend its Reader Store ebook effort to iOS and Android smartphones beginning next month. Article

> Amazon.com introduced Price Check, a free comparison shopping application. Article

Wireless Developer News

> Palm previewed its forthcoming Enyo application development framework. Article

> Multiplied Media's local search solution Poynt was named the North American winner in the third annual BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge. Article

> Developer Workshop profiled Taptu. Article

> Android fragmentation grounded Angry Birds. Commentary

> Apple unveiled its hotly anticipated iOS 4.2 update for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Article

European Wireless News

> Wise Harbor analyst Keith Mallinson posits on broadband stimulus and spectrum auctions. Commentary

And finally... Microsoft heads to the bathroom with its latest Windows Phone 7 ad. Video

Suggested Articles

AT&T is surprisingly spending less on capex in 2020 than it did in 2019. And the other big carriers haven't predicted big capex boosts for 5G.

CWA over the weekend struck a new tentative contract agreement with AT&T covering more than 8,000 workers.

McKinsey estimates by 2030 high-band 5G roll outs will cover 25% of the global population, costing $700 billion to $900 billion.