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Wed Mar 3, 2010 - 10:55 AM EST - By Annie Latham

This week there have been a number of stories of note:

Trend: 26% of adult Americans get news via mobile

According to survey results released by Pew Research, the mobile web is the source of news for a quarter of the adult population in America. The topics of interest include: weather reports (72%), headlines and current events (68%) sports (44%) traffic (35%) and financial information (32%). Pew Research also noted that 49% of the mobile news consumers used an app to access the information while 31% received new alerts via text or email.

Source: FierceMobileContent


The New York Times had two interesting stories. One was about mobile shopping and the other was the use of ghost police cars to catch folks who are texting while driving.

Cellphones Let Shoppers Point, Click and Purchase
By Stephanie Rosenbloom

On Patrol and Almost Undercover by Michael Wilson


Mobile Olympics Follow-up

Olympic snowboard halfpipe champion, Torah Bright designed these skins for Zagg. There are skins available for the Treo Pro, Palm Pre and Palm Pixi.


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