Opera applies for App Store approval; Former Sprint, RadioShack chiefs team on recycling

> Opera Software said it applied to have its browser in Apple's App Store. Article

> Ron LeMay, the former CEO of Sprint Nextel, and David Edmonson, the former RadioShack CEO, have founded a new company encouraging mobile phone recycling programs. Article

> Despite growing excitement around location-specific mobile advertising efforts, experts said that for now traction remains negligible, with the emphasis still on experimentation, not implementation. Article

> Proclaiming "Location adds new relevancy to mobile search," Diana Pouliot, Google's director of mobile advertising, said one of every three mobile search queries received by the digital services giant now includes some element of local-specific intent. Article

> Research In Motion announced its BlackBerry Push Service is now available to all developer and content provider partners. Article

> Metrico Wireless, which has made a name for itself as an objective, pre-launch device tester for carriers and handset makers, is jumping into the business of evaluating gadgets after they've actually been released. Article

> Exalt Communications today unveiled a new microwave backhaul system aimed at carriers, wireless ISPs and enterprises looking to cut backhaul costs for next-generation wireless networks. Article

And finally... Spicy! India has now officially weaponized chili. Article

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