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Research in Motion Acquires BlackBerry App Maker Viigo

Toronto, Canada - BlackBerry smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) (NASD: RIMM) has acquired Viigo, the provider of a platform for developing BlackBerry applications, according to a note on...

Nokia Acquires Mobile Browser Developer Novarra

Espoo, Finland - Nokia (NYSE: NOK) announced on Friday that it will acquire Novarra, the developer of a mobile Web browser and service platform. Financial terms of...

Blockbuster Debuts Mobile Streaming to T-Mobile HTC HD2

Los Angeles - Video rental chain Blockbuster (NYSE:  BBI) has released an application that lets rent or purchase some 10,000 film titles and watch them on...

Report: Smartphone Web Traffic Up 193%; iPhone Leads Pack

San Mateo, Calif. - Smartphone Web traffic in February increased about 193% from the same period a year ago, according to a report from mobile ad network...

AT&T to Offer $149 Device to Boost Home 3G Signal

Dallas - AT&T (NYSE: T) plans to introduce a new femtocell device next month that will allow mobile phone customers "who live in homes that have coverage impediments"...

AT&T Launches New Mobile Music Service

Dallas - AT&T (NYSE: T) on Wednesday a new music application that lets users purchase downloads, stream radio, ID songs and access song lyrics on their mobile phones....

Knocking Live Video Enables Sharing Between iPhone, Android

Danbury, Conn. - Pointy Heads Software on Wednesday introduced Knocking Live Video, a new platform that lets iPhone and Android-based smartphone users transmit live video to one...

Sprint to Release First 4G HTC Phone This Summer

Las Vegas - Sprint (NYSE: S) announced on Wednesday that it will release its first "4G" handset this summer, the EVO 4G from Taiwan's HTC. Sprint's 4G network...

Report: Smartphone Motion Control Patent Could Roil Industry

New York - A relatively unknown firm called Durham Holdings has won a broad U.S. patent for technology that describes the use of motion to control...

Fox Introduces Bitbop Mobile Video Subscription Service

Las Vegas - News Corp.'s (NYSE: NWS) Fox Mobile Group on Wednesday introduced Bitbop, a forthcoming mobile video subscription service that will offer full-length TV shows and...