Virgin Mobile gets m-commerce app; Mobile ad cuts seen in poor economy

> Virgin Mobile USA announced it has picked up a mobile commerce application from the company Slifter, which employs LBS technology. Article

> The global economic downturn is forcing advertising companies to make cuts in mobile ad spending. Article

> Qualcomm said it has entered into a patent-licensing agreement with Chinese mobile terminals company Wingtech on a subscriber unit and module/modem card. Release

> Nokia announced that more media companies have joined its mobile advertising network, including Fox News and A&E television. Article

And finally... RIM has been promoting the various celebrities who use its BlackBerry devices. Article