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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

BlackBerry App World opens doors at CTIA Wireless 2009

Research In Motion officially unveiled BlackBerry App World, a new on-device application storefront promising a broad cross-section of personal and business applications for BlackBerry smartphones

Microsoft shares more about its Marketplace

Microsoft has come forward at CTIA to clarify some of the details concerning its Windows Mobile Marketplace application store. No doubt due to the sheer unpopularity, Microsoft has backed off of an

Windows Marketplace app update policy reversed

With Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division president Robbie Bach poised to keynote CTIA Wireless 2009 on Wednesday, the software giant on Tuesday responded to controversy over developer fees

Matchbox Twenty's Thomas sings the praises of mobile

Calling himself "a Twittering fool," Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas sung the praises of new digital platforms during his keynote appearance at Tuesday's Mobile Entertainment Live! event in Las

MTV: 100 million mobile videos downloaded in '08

Although new devices and operating systems are yielding new opportunities for mobile entertainment, an old problem--fragmentation--continues to pose significant challenges for content providers,

Local mobile advertising still off in the distance

While conventional wisdom holds that location represents the next evolution of mobile advertising, the industry is still some distance away from a truly localized mobile ad model, according to a