Microsoft launches OneApp for feature phones; AT&T boosts overseas WiFi presence

> Microsoft launched a new, free application called OneApp, which the company said will allow feature phones to access services like Facebook, Twitter and Windows Live Messenger. The offering initially is intended for developing markets. Article

> AT&T said it would increase its worldwide WiFi presence by adding around 25,000 new hotspots across Europe and in China. Release 

> Pulling back the curtain on Apple's app approval process raises a number of additional concerns. Commentary

> Regulators at the U.S. International Trade Commission revealed plans to probe flash-memory chips used in popular smartphones, such as Apple's iPhone and Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm, following a complaint from a company that the chips violate its patents. Article

> VeriSign said it will sell its messaging division to mobile solutions provider Syniverse Holdings for around $175 million. Article

> What are the top games in the Android Market? Slideshows

> Most venture-backed mobile application developers are remaining platform agnostic, according to a new study from startup and investor information resource ChubbyBrain. Article

> Total base station contracts awarded in the second quarter reached 156, up 24 percent both sequentially and over the year-ago quarter, according to the latest report from EJL Wireless Research. Release

And finally... The BONDI Codefest event will take place in Edinburgh in September at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. The location raises the inevitable question: How much work actually will get done? Release