> AT&T Mobility announced a new licensing agreement and strategic alliance with speech recognition solutions provider Vlingo. Article
> T-Mobile USA launched a new Nokia phone, the 5130 XPressMusic, for $29.99 with a two-year contract and after $20 mail-in rebate. Article, article.
> The Wall Street Journal will begin charging a weekly fee for users to access its content via a mobile device. Article
> The Yankee Group's Phil Marshall said that operators will probably not have the same control over the distribution of smartphones that they have had with feature phones. Article
> Opera Software released a beta version of its new Mini 5 mobile browser. Article
And finally... A group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students took a picture of the Earth from space and used a Boost Mobile i290 handset to send GPS coordinates back to the ground via SMS. Article