RIM gets another Chinese partner; Apple planning WWDC for 2010?

> Research In Motion is currently working out a deal with China Telecom for the operator to sell RIM's BlackBerry devices in China. Article (sub. req.)

> Apple reportedly booked the Moscone Center in San Francisco for an event in June for what could be its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference. Apple has previously used the event to introduce new iPhone models. Article

> Motorola injects some reality into the LTE infrastructure hype. Commentary

> Analyst Robert Syputa of research firm Maravedis looks back at the major broadband trends from 2009. Commentary

> Nokia and GetJar are at odds over which firm is the No. 2 app store player. Article

> AdMob's latest report points to consumers' embrace of WiFi as one of this year's major trends. Article

> New French operator Free said it plans halve the average monthly mobile phone bill once it starts operations at the end of 2011 or early 2012. Article

> The agreed merger between Orange UK and T-Mobile UK could be significantly delayed if the deal is referred from the European Commission to the British telecom regulator Ofcom. Article

And finally... They do exist! FCC commissioners grace M&Ms. Article

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