LG's Android-powered Axis headed for Alltel; BlackBerry heads to the cloud

Quick news from across the Web

@FierceWireless: RT @IntoMobile: Study shows Verizon and HTC fastest at updating Android phones. Article | Follow @FierceWireless

> Handset maker Modu is reportedly planning to discontinue operations. Article

> Alltel Wireless said it will sell the Android-powered LG Axis for $89.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and two-year service agreement. Release

> AT&T Mobility and Audience announced the rollout of earSmart voice processing technology in a number of Samsung handsets for the carrier. Release

> Research In Motion is eyeing cloud services and possibly the management of non-BlackBerry devices. Article

> Samsung said it is taking a cautious approach to issuing Android updates. Article

> Sony Ericsson said its planned Xperia arc won't support NFC technology. Article

> Fred Upton (R-Mich.) said he will probably support the FCC's push for voluntary spectrum auctions for broadcasters. Article

Mobile Content News

> Social commerce juggernaut Groupon is forging ahead with plans for an initial public that could value the startup at $15 billion or more. Article

> News Corp. appears to have delayed the launch of its iPad newspaper. Article

> Google acquired eBook Technologies, a firm specializing in both ereader hardware and content publication/distribution solutions. Article

And finally... Chocolate factory controlled by iPhone. Article

Suggested Articles

The CBRS Alliance announced the completion of specifications that support specific OnGo configurations for 5G New Radio (5G NR).

Evenstar will focus on building general-purpose RAN reference designs for 4G and 5G networks.

Nokia is supporting over 160 virtual network functions across Rakuten Mobile’s two main data centers as part of a managed services deal.