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Labels Search for Next Mobile Music Money Maker

With the kaching of ringtone sales still ringing in their ears, music companies are preparing the next wave of mobile music services, with customized snippets of songs providing alerts for a range of phone functions. Ringtone revenues are expected to begin leveling off this year, and labels are prep...

Noise Reduction Demands Latest Driver of Handset Design

Demand for noise reduction is the latest trend shaping the design of new mobile phones, this time leading not only to simplified phones, but to new layout and assembly methods. According to findings in the recent Strategy Analytics report, "Filter Market: BAWs Enable Modules for Multi-band Handsets,...

Wireless Content Rating System Under Development

The Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association (CTIA) is heading up an effort to develop a rating and filtering system for mobile content. The wireless industry trade group is launching the initiative amid the growing interest that the adult entertainment industry, including Playboy, Hus...

Adult Entertainment on a Cell Phone Near You

One reason the Internet gained as much interest as it did in its early days was the convenience that it offered individuals interested in pornography. No longer did they have to visit adult bookstores in person; with a few keystrokes the materials were delivered directly to their personal computers....

Verizon, Nextel Settle Airwaves Dispute

Verizon Wireless and Nextel Communications announced yesterday that they have agreed to dismiss their pending lawsuits against each other. As part of the settlement, Verizon will drop its opposition to a July ruling by the Federal Communications Commission that awarded a valuable radio-wave spectrum...

Wireless Users Get the 411 — Maybe

You're sitting at a restaurant waiting for a friend who is 10 minutes late. The maitre de tells you that if your friend does not arrive in the next 5 minutes, your table will be given to another group. You try to remember your friend's mobile phone number but can't, so your only option is to sit and...

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