Clearwire launches development lab; AT&T denies allowing early MMS

> Clearwire launched its WiMAX Innovation Network for developers in Silicon Valley. Release

> Despite numerous reports to the contrary, AT&T Mobility said it had not rolled out MMS support for Apple's iPhone ahead of its Sept. 25 launch date for the service. Article

> Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam is going to take over to take over as COO of Verizon Communications when outgoing COO Denny Strigl retires, according to A Verizon spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Article

> Apple may be beginning to understand that app quality is at least as important as app quantity when it comes to the App Store. Commentary 

> LG Electronics plans to sell 120 million handsets in 2009, 20 percent more than it sold in 2008. Article

> U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), said he would continue to probe whether there is a link between cell phone use and cancer. Article

> Microsoft introduced the Zune HD, a touchscreen media player that will allow users to  purchase or rent high-definition (and standard-definition) feature films from the Zune Marketplace online store. Article

> DeviceAnywhere said Microsoft is now using its Test Center SaaS platform to help manage the software giant's Windows Live for Mobile solution. Article

> Microsoft said said it will offer OEMs more detailed reference designs, introducing a chassis-like concept similar to how it collaborates with its PC hardware partners for Windows Mobile 7. Article

And finally... A pigeon in South Africa transferred data at a faster rate than the country's leading ISP, Telkom. Article

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