ZTE supports Android; WiMAX behind smart grid startup

> ZTE formally declared its membership in the Google-led Open Handset Alliance, and said it will begin shipping Android devices later in the first quarter. Article

> Startup Full Spectrum is leveraging the technology underpinning WiMAX as part of an effort to build smart grids. Article

> Usage-based mobile broadband pricing is an extremely touchy subject right now. Article

> RealNetworks founder and CEO Rob Glaser has resigned. Article

> A new report from ABI Research predicts 87 percent of WiFi-enabled smartphones will include the latest 802.11n standard by 2014. Article

> The 2.6 GHz band should be licensed to mobile operators to encourage global economies of scale, according to a new study sponsored by the GSMA. Article

> Reports carried by French newspaper Le Figaro say Vodafone is "psychologically" preparing to sell its 44 percent stake in French operator SFR to Vivendi. Article

And finally... Punxsutawney Phil, perhaps world's most famous weatherman, will be telling people via text message on Groundhog Day this year whether they should expect going six more weeks of winter. Article

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