MobiTV offers real time tracking; Verizon debuts the Trance

> Verizon Wireless introduced the Samsung Trance, a new slider phone geared to music lovers. The phone retails for $49.99 with a two-year contract. Article and slideshow

> MobiTV debuted a new form of mobile television audience measurement that employs its interactive technology to track viewership size and demographics in real time. Article

> Alltel is launching a CDMA version of the BlackBerry PearlFlip 8230 smartphone. The phone will be available in retail stores and online at beginning in early May. Release 

> Broadcasters are bullish on the Open Mobile Video Coalition but not everyone believes it's smooth sailing ahead. Commentary

> Google Product Search goes mobile. Article and video demo

> RadioShack's first-quarter profit increased 11 percent. The electronics retailer sold more digital converter boxes and increased its wireless service activations. Article

And finally... Listen to FierceMarkets Wireless Group Managing Editor Mike Dano talk about wireless companies using federal stimulus funding for mobile broadband on the MyTechnologyLawyer Radio Show. Link to the MP3 file