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CTIA preview: Despite downturn, the show goes on for mobile entertainment

Mobile Entertainment Live! must really like Matchbox Twenty (or vice versa). Eighteen months after the pop band's guitarist Paul Doucette joined AT&T VP of consumer data Mark Collins on the

Looking forward a week and a month

March should be relatively calm, but the clock has started ticking toward a tumultuous April. Fierce will be closely monitoring the news coming out of CompTel and eComm this week. I expect at least

Microsoft leaks My Phone cloud service

After inadvertently launching its so-called SkyBox phone-to-cloud synchronization solution on Friday, Microsoft formally confirmed the service's pending release by opening up a placeholder webpage

Research In Motion makes friends with MySpace

With its share of the U.S. smartphone market now at 54 percent, Research In Motion announced a series of new initiatives poised to increase its dominance in the segment, highlighted by an agreement

Sprint introduces One Click

Sprint announced the launch of One Click, a new user interface design promising subscribers a customizable, carousel-style menu enabling one-step access to mobile data and entertainment services.

Exit Games enters into IMS integration

Multiplayer gaming platform service provider Exit Games announced integration of IMS connectivity into its Neutron multiplayer platform, enabling mobile application and game developers to offer

MapQuest finds its way to BlackBerry

AOL-owned mapping solutions provider MapQuest announced the beta launch of MapQuest 4 Mobile, a free downloadable application optimized for Research In Motion's BlackBerry smartphones. MapQuest 4

MTV debuts premium mobile VOD ad effort

MTV Networks announced the launch of its first-ever mobile video advertising effort, introducing pre-roll ads to content available via carrier-operated premium video-on-demand services. MTV will

Verizon Wireless adds V Cast Video channels

Verizon Wireless announced a series of additions to its V Cast Video service programming lineup, targeting multiple niche demographics with HGTV and Food Network from Scripps Networks; TLC, Animal

AdMob: iPhone browsing doubles in August

Smartphones accounted for 25.8 percent of worldwide mobile web traffic in August, up 3.4 percent since May 2008, according to mobile advertising marketplace AdMob's latest AdMob Mobile Metrics