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News Scan: Sprint not resurrecting Nextel; Remote wiping conundrum; more

The latest in mobile IT news for Jan. 23 including Sprint denying rumors about bringing a wireless brand back, the ethical quandary regarding clearing data on smartphones used for business, Icahn furthering his reach into Apple, T-Mobile's foray into banking services for its subscribers and Apple's most recent patent.

Sprint iDEN customers to begin losing cell sites in 2012

Sprint customers using the carrier's iDEN push-to-talk devices will have to find a new way to communicate.

Sprint, AirWalk to bring enterprise femtocell to market

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) is working with AirWalk Communications to bring to market an enterprise femtocell to Sprint's in-building solutions product portfolio. AirWalk said the product, branded Sprint

Sprint ends unlimited WiMAX access plans

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) has indicated that it will no longer offer mobile broadband plans with unlimited access to WiMAX service beginning in November. And it won't grandfather existing unlimited

Apple announces iPhone 4S; Sprint to carry the device

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced the iPhone 4S, an upgrade from the iPhone 4 that runs on a dual-core A5 processor and is capable of operating on both GSM and CDMA networks. In addition, Sprint

Sprint shores up policies as iPhone 5 launch looms

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) is tweaking some of its policies as its reported launch of Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone draws near. The operator is now shortening its handset return time frame from 30 days

AT&T to throttle heaviest smartphone data users

AT&T (NYSE: T) Mobility said it may throttle the data speeds of smartphone users that still have unlimited data plans if they use an inordinate amount of data in a given billing period. The

Sprint's 3D smartphone to come to market June 24

Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) is poised to launch two highly-touted devices on June 24: the HTC Evo 3D smartphone and the Evo View 4G tablet. First announced in March, the devices are the follow-up to

Sprint activates Google Voice

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced that Sprint Nextel activated its integration of Google Voice, which now enables Sprint customers to use their existing Sprint number as their Google Voice number.

RIM confirms PlayBook will run Android apps

Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM) announced that its upcoming PlayBook tablet will be able to run Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android apps. The rumor first broke in February with a report from Bloomberg.