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Congress to Take Close Look AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

PC Magazine: AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile drops the big four wireless operators down to three.

Sen. Warner Introduces Spectrum Auction Bill

Virginia Democrat offers legislation to authorize the Federal Communications Commission to conduct so-called incentive auctions to reallocate spectrum from TV broadcasters to wireless broadband providers.

House Subcommittee to Probe Wireless Industry

Latest splash of unwelcome news for the wireless sector comes from the Hill, where House Oversight Committee subcommittee Chairman Dennis Kucinich announces a probe into debt-collection practices.

It's Official: Windows Mobile 7 to Come in 2010

Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones may not be available until the fourth quarter of this year, but now many users may skip it.

Yahoo Mobile Leader Jumps Ship

Corporate reshuffle could quick if more execs take leave before plans are announced.

Lawmaker Planning Mobile Content Restrictions

Renewed push to impose content restrictions to protect kids from indecent material online comes from surge in mobile devices, promises to revisit old issues.

Microsoft Secures Stolen Smartphone

Redmond remotely eliminates latest mobile-device platform from missing smartphone

Universal Charger Charges Forward

The GSMA and 17 world mobile operators will strive to achieve a "widely available" universal charging solution by January 1, 2012. MicroUSB will be the standard, according to an agreement announced last week at the Mobile World Congress in Spain.

Yahoo Launches Mobile Portal for iPhone

App to provide access to tools such as voice search, social networks, maps, news, and instant messaging.

Nokia Challenges Apple's App Store

Looking to tap the growing market for mobile content, the world's top cell phone maker unveiled today Ovi Store, a new online software and media store.

Microsoft Sees Opportunity in Mobile Phone Data Storage

With users relying more and more on smartphones, PDAs and other mobile devices, protecting the information on them could become a growth market.