Verizon launches new service for the blind; T-Mobile calls Android update a 'rumor'

> Verizon Wireless has launched a new service for the blind and visually impaired called TALKS that is essentially a voice-to-text service that gives users audio feedback for messaging, dialing and other activities. Article

> A T-Mobile USA spokeswoman called the anticipated April Android "Cupcake" software update, which is supposed to add a virtual Qwerty keyboard and video recording to the G1, "just a rumor." Article

> Verizon Wireless announced a new collaboration with hip-hop producer Timbaland, who will team with alt-rocker Chris Cornell to record a song for BlackBerry Storm users. Article

> Mobile gaming will have a nearly 25 percent compound annual growth rate forecast for 2007 through 2012, according to new research by communications strategy firm CSMG. Article

And finally... A woman in Washington State found a very much alive, and very hungry calico cat living in the used sofa she purchased for $27. Article