Verizon to launch the LG Revere feature phone; FCC to support texting-to-911 services

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> Gizmodo has not been charged in the case of the stolen iPhone 4. Article. However, the man who found the phone and sold it to Gizmodo will be charged. Article

> A small number of Verizon Wireless workers have joined a strike against the company. Article (sub. req.)

> Japanese wireless users will be the first to get a taste of Microsoft's "Mango" update to its Windows Phone platform. Article

> Verizon Wireless and LG announced the LG Revere, a new feature phone that will sell for $49.99 with a new contract. Article

> Sprint will reportedly launch cloud services for businesses in the fourth quarter. Article

> Wall Street ended yesterday with Apple as the world's most valuable company. Article

> Verizon Wireless denied it has changed its policy toward unauthorized tethering. Article

> Towerstream said it would waive fees for Verizon customers switching to its service due to the Verizon union strike. Release

> The FCC laid out a plan to improve the nation's 911 system, which will allow Americans to send pictures and videos to police. The agency also said it will look at ways of supporting texting-to-911 services. Release

> Gartner found that Android widened its market share lead over Symbian from 8.6 percent in the first quarter to 21.3 percent in the second quarter. Release

> The Hewlett-Packard TouchPad Go, a 7-inch tablet, has reportedly arrived at the FCC. Article

> Hewlett-Packard appears to have permanently reduced the cost of its TouchPad by $100. Article

Mobile Content News

> Cablevision Systems and Viacom have reached an agreement that ensures the cable provider's streaming TV applications for Apple's iOS platform will continue to include programming originally broadcast across Viacom-owned networks. Article

> AT&T inked a mobile security partnership with Juniper Mobile. Article

> Amazon.com unveiled Kindle Cloud Reader, an HTML5-based e-reader application. Article

> Verizon Wireless is readying a new version of its V Cast Apps store. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Go Long Wireless is entering the wireless broadband market with 500 MHz of licensed spectrum in the 12.2 GHz to 12.7 GHz band, otherwise known as the MVDDS band. Commentary

> CradlePoint, a provider of 3G/4G network router solutions, announced a partnership with Verizon Wireless. Article

> FCC officials made it clear that they can't guarantee the completion of a review of LightSquared's proposed plans. Article

European Wireless News

> Mobile operators are being demoted to dumb pipes in the United Kingdom's new mobile payments platform. Article

> Elephant Talk, a Dutch-based Mobile Virtual Network Enabler, formed a joint venture with Meco Holdings to launch MVNE platforms in Europe and Canada. Article

> The auction for Orange Switzerland is expected to be dominated by bids from private equity firms. Article

And finally... The British government is considering disrupting social networks including BlackBerry Messenger in order to get a handle on riots there. Article

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