Nokia officials report that India has surpassed the U.S. as the company's second-largest market. Nokia recently announced plans to invest more than $100 million in India over the next three years through its Nokia Siemens Networks joint venture.
Moblogs and photoblogs, which combine blogging with mobile technology, offer financial opportunities for "mobile-device networks, social-networking site operators, and software developers," says research firm In-Stat.
Verizon Wireless on Wednesday began online sales of the new Motorola Q9m smartphone, which boasts an improved battery life and better keyboard. The new Q will be available in Verizon Wireless retail stores next week.
Apple is the latest company to sell refurbished mobile phones at a discounted rate. A growing number of firms have begun repackaging and guaranteeing used mobile devices, as consumer demand for cheaper products continues to expand.
Amazon.com took its Mobipocket site offline for maintenance last Thursday, but the company is unsure when it will be back up and running again. The site enables users to download books for their mobile phones.