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mocoNews quick hits 08.13.09

»  A new (lengthy) video from TD Newscrest analyst Chris Umiastowski reveals that *RIM* believes it can get the BlackBerry browser on par with the iPhone’s by next summer. [RIMarkable]

»  The Apple/AT&*T* vs. *Google* Voice battle is just the first skirmish in a bigger war between carriers, handset makers and other companies that are trying to make money off of consumers’ mobile data usage. [Cellular-News]

»  The five biggest myths about SMS advertising (including … SMS ads are only good for reaching teens). [Mediapost]

»  Mobile payments firm Boku raised $13 million to acquire smaller rivals Paymo and Mobillcash; now the Paymo deal has officially closed. [SEC filing]