Dell hints at U.S. mobile plans; Equipment vendors face mixed results

> Dell founder Michael Dell hinted that the company will be expanding into the wireless space in 2010, telling Bloomberg News that, "You could see us in the next year in the U.S. with some of the major carriers as well." Article

> The major networking equipment vendors are likely to report middling results in the third quarter. Analysts expected Nokia Siemens Networks to have a weak quarter; Ericsson is expected to see a slight sequential improvement and Alcatel-Lucent is not expected to show much improvement. Article (sub. req.)

> Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse said the company was looking at machine-to-machine revenue as a key growth engine. Article

> Acer said it expects to release its Android-powered netbook in the fourth quarter. Article

> Mobile search and display advertising revenues in the U.S. will increase to $4.2 billion in 2015, up from $1 billion in 2010, according to Coda Research Consultancy. Article

And finally... Who would have thought? Boost Mobile is now selling its products on the Home Shopping Network. Release