Google fixes G1 bug; Vodafone's profits slide

> Google has reportedly fixed a big bug with the G1, which had taken anything typed into the phone and put in the phone's command shell, so that typing something like "reboot" would have rebooted the phone. Article

> Vodafone's first-half profit was down 35 percent to $3.2 billion from $5.25 billion last year, mostly because of a $2.7 billion loss on its Turkish network. Article

> Google CEO Eric Schmidt has said he would decline an offer to be the United States' CTO in the Obama administration. Article

> Sprint Nextel announced an agreement with ScanLife, which will allow users to scan barcodes in print media and get more info about products on their phones. Article

And finally... A British pilot who was stricken blind while flying a solo flight was talked down into landing by a military pilot nearby. Article