Sierra Wireless, Novatel post losses; Microsoft trumpets WinMo 6.5 capabilities

> Modem maker Sierra Wireless reported a second quarter loss of $5.9 million, compared with a profit of $11 million a year ago, due to restructuring charges related to its acquisition of Wavecom. Article. Rival Modem maker Novatel also posted a loss, but promised improved results in the coming quarters. Article

> Microsoft has started talking up the capabilities of Windows Mobile 6.5, promising better Web browsing than Apple's iPhone. Article

> IPCS reported a boost in second quarter net income, but its net subscriber additions dropped on a year-over-year basis. Release

> Sony Ericsson is reportedly planning to refresh its logo by changing colors. Article

And finally... The New York Times' David Pogue has started a campaign urging subscribers to tell the Tier 1 carriers they are unhappy with overly long--and potentially expensive--voicemail instructions. Article