Mobile Privacy: In response to Locationgate, two senator proposed a new mobile privacy bill that would require mobile manufacturers and app developers “to receive express consent” from mobile users before collecting and sharing users’ personal data. CNN
Facebook for iPad: The rumors are true: Facebook will release an iPad app. The app is expected to be released in the next few weeks. Facebook also plans on releasing an improved mobile site. NYT
Samsung Will be King: Samsung is about to be the first mobile phone company since 1996 to sell more devices than Nokia. Nomura analysts estimate that this could happen as early as this quarter. GigaOm
RIM Q1: RIM’s first quarter report doesn’t look good. With Blackberry sales falling short and delays in production of new products, RIM is announcing a “cost optimization program,” which translates to layoffs. RWW
eBay Goes Mobile: eBay is enhancing its mobile offerings with an updated Android app and its first local shopping app. The shopping app, which lets users see if a certain product is in stock in nearby stores, is powered by Milo, the search engine company that eBay acquired this month. Mashable
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