Sprint, Best Buy Offering Students a Year of Free Cellphone Service

Students who take part in the deal get a year of free service, including unlimited talk and text as well as 1GB of data per month.
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T-Mobile’s $20 Prism Sacrifices Speed, but Not Call Quality

T-Mobile aims its $20 Prism at first-time smartphone buyers. But is it worth it to scrimp?
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Most Smartphone Owners Are Between 25 and 34 Years Old (And Here’s How Much Money They Make)

This just in! Young people own smartphones — though their wealthy elders are catching up.
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For Yahoo (And Me, Too), Time Is Brain

Yahoo has about 30 working days to make what has to be a complex and multiparty deal, in an effort that is akin to herding cats.
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Video: Ning's Andreessen and Rosenthal Talk About New Social Chat Service Mogwee

Yes, it’s actually called Mogwee, which was the codename for the new mobile social communications service being launched tonight by Ning, the high-profile social networking platform. Part Twitter, part SMS, part Path and any number of such social start-ups, Mogwee actually stands for “more great weekends.” Here is a video with Ning CEO Jason Rosenthal and Chairman Marc Andreessen talking Mogwee.

Let’s Get Mobilized

Welcome to Mobilized, the new home for everything mobile here at All Things Digital. This blog will cover the wireless world from cell phones to tablets, as well as the networks they run on (or drop calls on). In other words, all the the issues raised by having the tiny little machines with us at all times.

Exclusive: Boku to Be Added as Option to Facebook Credits, Setting Up Face-Off With Rival Zong

For the past 18 months, mobile payments start-up Zong has had the enviable prime spot on Facebook Credits as its sole option for users wanting to use their cell phone number to buy virtual goods for social gaming and other services. But, according to multiple sources, that’s about to change later this week, when the social networking giant starts A/B testing its rival, Boku, as an alternate payment method to Zong. The face-off on Facebook is part of a larger battle for dominance in the fast-growing arena.

ATD Adds Tricia Duryee (Who Will Add It All Up for Our Readers)

And the hit reporters/bloggers keep on coming at All Things Digital. Today, we are honored to add Tricia Duryee to the staff of our site, where she will be covering commerce, online payments, gaming and more. In other words: She’ll show us the money. Or not, in some cases.

ATD Adds Tricia Duryee (Who Will Add It All Up for Our Readers)

And the hit reporters/bloggers keep on coming at All Things Digital. Today, we are honored to add Tricia Duryee to the staff of our site, where she will be covering commerce, online payments, gaming and more. In other words: She’ll show us the money. Or not, in some cases.

Apparently Yahoo's Bartz Didn't Get the Memo About Avoiding Land Wars in Asia

How can BoomTown put this as delicately as Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz would? How about this: Her actions in regard to the Internet giant’s Asian relationships are about as bad as it gets these days. After losing Yahoo Japan’s search and online advertising business to Google last month, followed by the loss of a major South Korean site’s search business, Yahoo is poised for a third strike with its partner in China, the Alibaba Group. Sources close to the company said it is likely Alibaba will either partner with another search technology for sites that are now powered by Yahoo or build it internally.

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