At the Under the Radar confab, a panel of U.S. wireless carrier representatives justify closed systems.
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Eye-Fi makes photo uploads twice as fast; launches customized service upgrades.
We review the Virgin Mobile Shuttle.
A partnership with Where.com means that owners of select Garmin navigators can use the devices to tell their Facebook friends where they are.
One bit of news that didn't leak last week: Microsoft and Wayport signed a deal to give the Zune access to Wi-Fi hot spots in more than 9,800 McDonald's restaurants.
Yet another "geo" social network, the mobile-centric Whrrl focuses on sharing reviews and recommendations rather than stalking your friends.
With a slick interface, extensive privacy controls, and iPhone and Android apps on the way, Brightkite is the most promising location-based social network yet. That doesn't mean it's perfect by any means.
AOL's got some new services they're showing off at CTIA today.