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Sprint launches business app store

Sprint launched its Biz App Marketplace, which it said “gives customers the ability to browse and purchase a variety of applications targeted specifically to address businesses’ mobile application needs.”

AT&T adds in-app support to local ad network

US telecoms giant AT&T said that its AT&T Interactive arm had launched in-app advertising on its mobile local ad network.

AT&T offering HTC Facebook phone

AT&T has begun sales of HTC’s Status smartphone, a handset which features a dedicated button enabling users to share content via Facebook.

Clearwire boosts New York network

Wholesale WiMAX service provider Clearwire announced a “significant expansion” of its network footprint and capacity upgrades for the New York City metro area.

Zynga to buy Canadian mobile apps developer

US-based social games company Zynga is to acquire Canadian mobile app developer Five Mobile for an undisclosed sum, in a move that is expected to help it expand beyond its Facebook focus.

Motorola unveils Droid 3 with Verizon

Verizon Wireless and Motorola have teamed on the launch of the new Android 2.3-powered DROID 3 by Motorola.

LightSquared addresses GPS issues in rural areas

US LTE wholesale operator LightSquared announced today the creation of the ‘Empower Rural America Initiative,’ which will see it “work with small cities and rural communities to ensure the deployment of this new satellite and broadband service.”

911 patents holder sues HTC, Sony Ericsson

Canada-based patent holding company, Mosaid Technologies, has announced that it is suing the US arms of HTC and Sony Ericsson for allegedly infringing three US patents relating to the emergency 911 (E-911) standard.

Rogers brings LTE to Canada

Canadian operator Rogers Wireless has become the first carrier in the country to commercially deploy LTE networks.

QuickPlay Media buys Flo TV center

QuickPlay Media has announced plans to acquire a variety of network operations center assets of Qualcomm’s FLO TV.