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> The disaster in Japan could color handset makers' first quarter reports. Article

> Lawmakers in New York are looking into an interoperable public-safety wireless network. Article (sub. req.)

> Sprint Nextel's Boost Mobile launched new international calling and messaging options (article) as well as a new ad campaign. Release

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> Layar's augmented reality offering now can connect to Facebook. Article

> Amazon.com introduced Kindle with Special Offers, a new version of its popular e-reader device incorporating homescreen deals and sponsored screensavers. Article

> Sprint Nextel unveiled Sprint Music Plus, a new application promising subscribers a single destination to purchase and discover full-track downloads, ringtones and ringbacks. Article

> Nokia introduced its latest Symbian operating system update in conjunction with the new Nokia E6 and Nokia X7 smartphones. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Adobe Systems launched its Photoshop Touch SDK. Article

> Google's Android openness remains in question. Commentary

> Mobile services platform provider Urban Airship introduced its In-App Purchase for Android solution. Article

> Google updated the terms of its Maps API in an effort to encourage greater usage within mobile applications. Article

And finally... Cisco will close its Flip video-camera business. Article

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