OnStar to link to Facebook; Verizon Wireless hires new CFO

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> Verizon Wireless said Andrew Davies will be its new CFO. Release.

> TNS announced it will pay around $112.5 million for Cequint. Article

> Hackers appear to have discovered a way to jailbreak Apple's iOS 4.1. Article

> T-Mobile USA hired Torrie Dorrell as vice president of the carrier's Connected Family Products and Services effort. Release

> Nokia unveiled a new mobile TV receiver add-on. Article

> OnStar is poised to offer some free services, as well as texting and a link to Facebook. Article

Mobile Content News

> Mobile software developer Bolt Creative will extend its bestselling iPhone game Pocket God to select Verizon Wireless phones. Article

> Google's Instant Search for Mobile will be launched sometime this fall. Article

> According to Nielsen, mobile app usage is increasing. Article

> Research In Motion announced its BlackBerry App World storefront now tops 10,000 mobile applications. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> An LTE blitz is coming this fall. Commentary

> ADC announced that its InterReach Fusion distributed antenna system was deployed in a number of locations. Article

> Cisco announced plans to acquire privately held Arch Rock. Article

> The debate over LTE for public safety is spawning strange bedfellows. Commentary

> ABI Research predicts that the number of mobile broadband users worldwide will total 1.5 billion by 2015. Article

European Wireless News

> Analysts have high hopes for Nokia's N8. Article

> PicoChip claims to have developed a femtocell reference design with a bill of materials of less than $50. Article

> Telenor denied analyst speculation that the company is planning to exit its loss-making venture in India. Article

> Two Polish operators are teaming for wholesale LTE. Article

> New numbers show more mobile operators are moving into the fixed-line broadband business. Article

> Two of Britain's largest supermarket MVNOs have opened a price war by offering increasingly lower SIM-only deals. Article

And finally... AT&T's Seth the Blogger Guy pops up in New York. Video


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