Nancy GohringWriter, IDG News Service

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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

Open access provision wouldn't prevent LTE iPhone

The possibility of an iPhone on Verizon's LTE network raises questions about the network's open access provisions.

CES: Google previews Honeycomb features

At CES, Google showed off the first preview of features in Honeycomb, its upcoming version of Android designed for tablets.

Ballmer plugs Windows 7 as an OS for all devices

During a CES keynote, Microsoft's CEO positioned Windows 7 as an operating system that can drive new and innovative products, as the company tries to fend off competition from Google and Apple.

RIM's PlayBook tablet unlikely to ship before March

Research In Motion may have high hopes for its PlayBook tablet but it looks like the device will not go on sale until the end of the first quarter of 2011.

Verizon LTE network to go live Dec. 5

Verizon Wireless on Wednesday said its wireless high speed LTE (Long Term Evolution) network will become available in 38 cities on December 5.

Creator of Web criticizes social networks

Tim Berners-Lee, credited with creating the Web, warns that social-networking sites, efforts to prioritize Web traffic and closed systems such as iTunes threaten the Web's capability to promote free speech and open doors to new scientific discoveries, in an essay published in Scientific American.

Android traffic catches iOS, Millennial says

Android tied with iOS in October as the smartphone operating systems most often hitting Millennial Media's mobile advertising network.

Google Instant comes to Android, iPhone

Google on Thursday started offering Google Instant on some Android devices and iPhones.

ITC takes up Motorola complaint against Apple

The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate Motorola's allegations that Apple infringes 18 of its patents.

Ray Ozzie to leave Microsoft

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's chief software architect, plans to step down.

Motorola tries to invalidate Apple patents

Motorola is seeking to invalidate Apple patents in an attempt to head off a potential lawsuit.

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 7 launch partners

Microsoft announced the Windows Phone 7 OS for handheld devices on Monday, taking a step forward in the company's efforts to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.

Tablets take center stage at mobile show

Some enterprises are turning to wireless companies for advice on deploying tablets.

iPhone 4 users to get more video chat friends with MyTouch

Users of the T-Mobile MyTouch will be able to video chat with iPhone 4 users.

Verizon exec: iPhone news will come from Apple

Verizon said to look to Apple for any announcement about a Verizon iPhone.