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Al Gore: Wireless a bright spot in global economy

Crediting the emergence of the web and mobile platforms as the catalyst behind a new communications revolution, former U.S. vice president and environmental activist Al Gore celebrated the nation's

dotMobi: Mobile websites grew sevenfold in last year

The number of mobile websites increased sevenfold over the past year according to mobile web domain registry dotMobi. There are now roughly 1.1 million mobile site addresses worldwide based on a scan

Verizon debuts Mobile Web Games and Apps Store

Verizon Wireless announced the launch of the Mobile Web Games and Apps Store, promising subscribers more efficient access to games and apps. According to Verizon, the free, click-through service

Microsoft's Bach touts convergence, personalization

While touting Microsoft's vision of a converged future connecting PCs, televisions and mobile devices, the software giant's Entertainment and Devices Division president Robbie Bach also focused his

AT&T Apps Beta program launches

AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Apps Beta, a new initiative enabling mobile developers to trial their applications with the operator's subscribers prior to retail availability. AT&T

Zed inks mobile media deal with Universal Pictures

Mobile content provider Zed announced a new exclusive partnership with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to develop voicetones, ringbacks and wallpapers based on memorable moments and quotes

BMI: Ringback revenues to top $235 million in 2009

Ringback sales in the U.S. will surpass the $235 million mark in 2009 according to music performing rights organization BMI. With an estimated 10 million U.S. subscribers now signed up for ringback

Verizon joins Joint Innovation Lab widget effort

Verizon Wireless announced its commitment to join fellow operators Vodafone, China Mobile and Softbank in the Joint Innovation Lab, an initiative that promises to create a single global development

RIM's Lazaridis stakes out BlackBerry App World at CTIA

Research In Motion officially unveiled its BlackBerry App World virtual storefront in conjunction with president and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis' keynote appearance today at CTIA Wireless 2009 in Las

U.S. wireless subscribers top 270 million

The U.S. wireless industry expanded to 270 million total subscribers at the end of 2008, a 15 million year-over-year increase, according to CTIA president and CEO Steve Largent. Speaking today at the