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Android's on top – will Nokia and RIM let it in?

Android has overtaken Symbian to become the number one mobile operating system – a feat never achieved by Apple iOS – and now the new Honeycomb release should enable Google's platform to eat into the iPad's tablet market share too. With Nokia reportedly mulling a change in OS strategy ahead of its analyst day next week, and RIM considering allowing Android on its PlayBook device, is it really conceivable that Google will gain the kind of dominance of the mobile platform that Windows had on the PC?
Wireless Watch, 06 Feb 2011
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Oz road safety strategy moots mobile phone ban

An Australian road safety strategy draft released by the Standing Committee on Transport in the federal Department of Infrastructure and Transport has mooted a total ban on mobile phone use by drivers, at some indeterminate point.
Richard Chirgwin, 06 Feb 2011
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TNZ and Voda in Kiwi broadband win

The New Zealand government has begun commercial negotiations with Telecom New Zealand and Vodafone for its $NZ300 million Rural Broadband Initiative (RBI).
Richard Chirgwin, 06 Feb 2011
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CPT Global goes Postale

Melbourne-based CPT Global Limited has announced a contract with La Banque Postale.
Richard Chirgwin, 06 Feb 2011