InterDigital inks patent deal with Pantech; GSMA releases new RCS spec

 > InterDigital has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Pantech. In addition, InterDigital will acquire a minority equity interest in the firm. Release

> Cinterion Wireless Modules will collaborate with GTT, a M2M hardware designer and RF mechanical integrator on the development of  wireless module printed circuit board integration and M2M solutions. Release

> The GSM Association released the next set of Rich Communication Suite service specifications, RCS Release 2. Release

> The high cost of deploying LTE networks has prompted two mobile operators in Switzerland to consider sharing their networks. Article

> A Symbian executive said the operating system will be able to retain 50 percent of the mobile OS market. Article

> Can the smartphone save Europe? Commentary

And finally... Cellphones, iPods, and other small yet powerful mobile computing devices could usher in a new era of environmental monitoring in remote places. Article