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News Scan: QR codes dominate mobile ticketing; Keep track of your dates with Datebook; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Feb. 18, including the ongoing dominance of QR codes in mobile ticketing, the inclusion of a scheduler app in eHarmony's repertoire, Ericsson and Kodiak Networks' expansion to Europe, the rise of machine-to-machine connections and Android's lockdown on the smartwatch market.

Sprint planning Direct Connect Android app, promises PTT 'renaissance'

NEW ORLEANS--Sprint Nextel's (NYSE:S) Fared Adib said the carrier will soon release an Android app that will bring its Direct Connect push-to-talk service to all of Sprint's Android phones, instead

Sprint rolls out Kyocera DuraMax, first push-to-talk handset with high-speed data

Sprint (NYSE: S) will introduce a new rugged wireless smartphone that comes with its long-promised next-generation push-to-talk service called Sprint Direct Connect. The first PTT handset is the

Sprint Nextel aims to phase out push-to-talk iDEN network by 2013

Sprint (NYSE: S) Nextel said it will phase out its push-to-talk (PTT) network based on iDEN technology starting 2013 as part of a network modernization project. Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson and Samsung

Sprint Nextel dropping CDMA-based push-to-talk service

Sprint Nextel said it will no longer offer new CDMA EV-DO Rev. A devices that feature push-to-talk capability, known as Qchat, but will instead refocus its efforts on PTT phones using the company's