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At CTIA Wireless® 2013, this week in Las Vegas, Nokia Siemens said their Fuel Cell solution and Liquid Applications have won Emerging Technologies awards under the “Green Telecom” and “Wide Area Network” categories. The FCC will allocate $300 million in a second round of Connect America Phase I incremental funding to further leverage private investment in rural America. Musical instrument app company Smule has launched a new app called Guitar, which lets you strum along to pre-recorded songs recorded through its Sing application, which is a socially connected vocal recording app. Wireless power standards, are consolidating, reports All Things D. Powermat, the company that last year allied with Duracell and Starbucks, is the main technology behind the PowerMatters Alliance. At CTIA 2013 today Verizon is live streaming a press announcement, one of the few from large carriers at the show. Big phone companies have begun to sell the vast troves of data they gather about their subscribers’ locations, travels and Web-browsing habits, reports the Wall Street Journal. Verizon Wireless has promised single-mode LTE devices in 2014, and 4G LTE-only smartphones may be included in the line-up by the end of the year. Redline Communications, a leading provider of wireless backhaul, today unveiled a White Space system for the 470-698 Mhz band. Microsoft has a live stream today at 10AM Pacific Time for The next Xbox. Engadget has a liveblog. A new Kinect motion-sensing camera that goes alongside the new Xbox One game console is expected to ship with every new console at launch. Charlie Ergen, chairman of Dish Network, has made a $2 billion bid for radio frequencies from LightSquared , reports Bloomberg.