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  1. Internet Buzz, the gPhone, and the Open Source Software of â¿¿The Open Handset Allianceâ¿¿

    By last week, the anticipatory crescendo of speculation and rumors about a mythical gPhone had taken on such a fevered pitch that hardly anything Google announced today could be expected to live up to the hype (Gizmodo even posted a play-by-play of the conference call). Rather than introducing a new handset capable of bringing the (legally questionable) iPhone to its knees, Google announced the formation of The Open Handset Alliance, a group of companies that includes headset manufacturers like Motorola and LG, mobile operators like Sprint and T-Mobile, …

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  2. WaPo misses wireless broadband revolution - again

    If you use a Blackberry, Treo, or iPhone, you know the addictive satisfaction of having access to e-mail and the Web anywhere. Instead of scouring the countryside for Wi-Fi hotspots, you just fire up your device wherever there's a phone signal, which is pretty much everywhere these days. For me, using an iPhone on AT&T's outdated EDGE network has whetted my appetite for faster data rates. So it was particularly disappointing to read a recent story in the Washington Post dissing the rapid development of one a true broadband cellular network. Here at Spectrum we're used to the breezy way the …

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