Google Voice iPhone app rejected, current GV apps lose connection with iTunes
A good many fingers are pointing to the cellular carriers -- and given AT&T's previous statements about the SlingPlayer app, it's hard to argue with that.
Creative debuts Android-powered Zii EGG for developers and OEMs
It says the platform is "market-ready" for picking up by OEMs for production -- hopefully they aren't far removed from shoehorning a 3G chipset in there somewhere as well.
Microsoft confirms leaked retail store plans are legit
"As a part of our process in briefing creative agencies, we shared some early prototypes and concepts of our retail store plans."
Other news of import
Verizon to offer Epix movie channel / streaming service on FiOS, VCast
Viacom CEO Phillippe Dauman says it can offer the service a la carte, in bundles with broadband, and even plans a mobile VCast offering.
Sprint acquires Virgin Mobile USA for $483m
Remember Virgin Mobile? Sure you do -- not long ago the last-man-standing MVNO snapped up Helio, and seemed ready to take its place as one of the few boutique prepaid operations still... er, operating.