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News Scan: Making it rain; Virgin Mobile to offer Galaxy S5; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 12, including the a mobile game that "makes it rain," the Samsung S5's expected Virgin Mobile release date, the expected rise in IoT health-related devices, the explosion in Bluetooth chipset shipments and the future of in-vehicle apps.

Spotlight: Virgin Mobile raises $100 million for global expansion

Virgin Mobile is raising up to $100 million from investors and private equity groups to expand the mobile service into emerging markets.

Virgin Mobile USA announces prepaid iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S

Apple has made another entry into the CDMA prepaid phone world in a deal announced on June 7 by Virgin Mobile USA. Virgin joins Cricket from Leap Wireless, which announced a subsidized iPhone on May 31. This is the first time that Apple has worked with prepaid carriers in the United States to sell the iPhone.

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

Virgin Mobile USA names Bob Stohrer CMO

Virgin Mobile USA announced the resignation of longtime CMO Howard Handler, with the MVNO naming VP of brand and integrated marketing Bob Stohrer his replacement. Both Handler and Stohrer joined

ALSO NOTED: ITV debuts made-for-mobile sitcom The Gym; Virgin Mobile UK names Player X mobile games and video content aggregato

> ITV debuts made-for-mobile sitcom The Gym. Article > Virgin Mobile UK names Player X

Ticketmaster goes mobile

Ticketing behemoth Ticketmaster announced the launch of MobileTicket, a new wireless delivery service that will debut in conjunction with the V Festival Australia in 2008. According to Ticketmaster,

EarthLink not selling off Helio stake

In a conference call Thursday, EarthLink president and CEO Rolla Huff reiterated the Internet service provider's commitment to Helio, its struggling joint venture with Korean operator SK Telecom,

Western European mobile TV to $2.4B by 2012

A report issued by market analysis firm Juniper Research forecasts the number of mobile TV subscribers in Western Europe will pass 20 million by 2011, but added that following the imminent shutdown

Virgin Mobile USA files for IPO

Virgin Mobile USA has filed for an initial public offering, valued at as much as $467.5 million. The IPO will float 42.8 percent of the youth-focused MVNO, making available 27.5 million Class A