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– Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Latitude: Google’s mapping/presence app has finally made its way to Apple’s App Store, after initially getting barred…

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Latitude: Google’s mapping/presence app has finally made its way to Apple’s App Store, after initially getting barred when the service was first launched early in 2009. The app had already been available on Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows Mobile smartphones, and has around 9 million users who share their location with friends who are also using the service. (via Google’s mobile blog)

Flo TV: Wind-down of Qualcomm’s mobile TV service continues apace. Current subscribers are being offered a rebate on all special Flo TV receiving devices that were purchased for the service. The rebate covers the Flo TV Personal Television, the Audiovox Portable DVD Player, and the Flo TV Auto Entertainment device. But the devices themselves do not need to be returned. The Flo TV service will officially stop working on March 27, 2011. (rebate site)

AMV/Cherry: American Mobile Ventures has signed a deal with adult content provider Cherry Media to produce and distribute over two million “assets” to mobiles, tablets and other portable devices. AMV says that the content will be promoted via “mass media advertisements” and distributed and sold through third-party, age-verified, independent billing providers. This is the second content expansion deal for AMV this month: it bought WAP content company K2 Media for an undisclosed price at the beginning of December. Terms of the deal with Cherry also were not disclosed. (via emailed release)

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