– China Limits SMS To Combat Spam: China is limiting the amount of SMS that a number can send in a bid to combat spam. China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom have signed an agreement saying that one mobile number cannot send more than 200 messages per hour or 1,000 per day on weekdays, and on holidays 500 messages per hour and 2,000 per day. (Reuters)
— Verizon (NYSE: VZ) Wants IPv6 In LTE: Verizon wants its LTE handsets to be IPv6 compatible. IPv6 will have the effect of greatly increasing the number of IP addresses available, which will be increasingly important as the number of gadgets connecting to the internet increases. (TelecomAsia)
— IGoogle (NSDQ: GOOG) Updated: Google has updated iGoogle for iPhones and Android devices, with the new version supporting tabs and more gadgets from 3rd party developers. There is now in-line display of articles for feed-based gadgets so people can read article summaries without leaving the page. Gadgets can also be rearranged, which doesn’t affect the layout of the gadgets on the desktop computer. (Google Mobile Blog)
— Televisa Eying Mobiles: Mexican broadcaster Televisa is eying the mobile market — not mobile content, but launching its own mobile phone service. “Mexico’s government says it will launch tenders for the use of mobile telephone frequencies before the end of 2009 in a bid to boost competition” reports Reuters.
— Palm (NSDQ: PALM) Shipped 100,000 Pre: Palm has shipped 100,000 Pre handsets so far, according to to an estimate by J.P. Morgan analyst Paul Coster. “Coster contends the company sold just over 50,000 units in the first two days. He estimates that the average Sprint (NYSE: S) (S) store received about 40 units, with 2-5 at the average Radio Shack (RSH) store and 2-4 at the typical Best Buy (BBY). Coster says that about 50,000 more units have shipped since the weekend, with Sprint stores getting about 10-15 units every 2 days. He says Radio Shack inventory has been replenished once, but that Best Buy so far appears not to have received additional phones, a conclusion he concedes is