Twitter adds LBS features; Verizon intros new world phone

> Twitter announced plans to introduce geolocation awareness to users' tweets, launching a new API enabling developers to add latitude and longitude to any post. Article

> Verizon Wireless introduced a new world phone, the Escapade built by Personal Communications Devices, that will sell for $29.99 after a $50.00 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Release

> Verizon Wireless released updated specifications for wireless devices that will run on its LTE network in the 700 MHz C-Block spectrum. Release

> Nationwide prepaid cell phone provider Page Plus Cellular announced a new unlimited text messaging plan for $19.95 a month. Release

> Verizon Wireless said its VCast video-on-demand service is now available on the BlackBerry Storm. The announcement comes almost a full year after the carrier first introduced the touchscreen device. Release

> Microsoft has a curious lack of ambition in the wireless industry. Commentary

> American Airlines announced that its Gogo-branded inflight WiFi Internet service is now available on 100 of its MD-80 aircraft--or two-thirds of the 150 Gogo installations scheduled for this year. Release

> The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said it filed an age-discrimination lawsuit against AT&T. Article

> What are the most popular free downloads on BlackBerry's App World? Slideshow

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