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What free Facebook means for the mobile Internet

Large-scale operator deal could prompt another profound shift in the way we communicate

Why all the fuss about Foursquare?

Facebook, Twitter and Google need not worry just yet...

TRAI spectrum plan: Too late?

Indian 3G auction could also hamper rural cellular growth

India will push 3G networks to the limit

The huge amount of backhaul capacity in developing markets that is going to need upgrading suggests there is room for start-ups

Is it time to take Intel-based smartphones seriously?

It's not clear whether Intel's Atom-based processors will have enough of a performance-edge to win new friends

HP can take Palms webOS global

US$1.2B deal is also the missing piece of the puzzle for PC giant

ZTE’s adventurous spirit to drive 2010 growth

Co-marketing and handset customisation to unlock entry in saturated markets

Mobile money’s reversal of fortune

Mobile phone technology might have spread from the developed world to the developing one, but it's great to see that the 'next big thing' is coming the other way.

Not all LTE networks will be created equal

The choice of spectrum bands will have implications for an operator's LTE strategy

Bharti looks to replicate Indian low-cost model in Africa

Indian operator giant acquires Zain Africa faced with some familiar problems

WiFi, not WiMAX, is the real competition for LTE

Seemingly free WiFi could weaken the business case for widespread deployment of new LTE networks

Can Nokia have Novarra and Opera share the rent?

The two mobile browser vendors may make for uneasy bedfellows

Global players flirt with TD-LTE

But it’s the prospect of a converged next-gen device that could be the real love affair

Top 10 MWC Stories

As a starter dish to a more comprehensive analysis article reviewing the major trends of the show, here’s our picks of the top news stories from last week's event

Verizon moves Skype in mysterious ways

The partnership is intriguing, and involves a big gamble from the number one US operator

Palm webOS is running out of time

Is a precious place in the handset portfolio of the leading US HSPA operator enough to save the platform?

SIM card technology just got sexy

Sagem Orga’s new Wi-Fi-enabled SIM card has ‘killer app’ written all over it  

The challenges of forecasting Indian growth

The trend of multiple SIM ownership is just one difficulty in analysing the world's second-largest mobile market

Mobile Money: The bigger picture

The new Mobile Money Exchange helps everyone see the whole elephant...

AT&T and Verizon catalyse embedded devices market

The latest financials from the two US operator giants point to an exciting new chapter of mobile connections growth