FCC determines downlink speed for rural areas; Xperia X10 headed to AT&T?

> The FCC has decided on a minimum broadband speed of 2 to 4 Mbps downlink for rural areas as part of its national broadband plan. Article (sub. req.)

> A new variant of Sony Ericsson's Xperia X10 Android phone has passed through the FCC with support for AT&T Mobility's 3G network. Article

> With so many new Android devices in all shapes and sizes expected in 2010, the question isn't whether the platform will grow too big for developers to ignore--it's whether it will grow too big for them to manage. Commentary

> Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein confirmed the device maker is poised to release version 1.3.5 of its webOS mobile operating system during the Consumer Electronics Show next month. Article

> Former FCC economist Thomas Hazlett argued that TV broadcast spectrum should be reallocated for wireless broadband use. Article

> While 94.4 percent of iPhone users have upgraded their smartphones to run iPhone OS 3.0, only 52.24 percent of iPod touch users have made the switch, according to a new study released by online advertising network Chitika. Article

And finally... Would Verizon Wireless be happy to take disgruntled iPhone users off AT&T's hands? Video


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