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Viva Movil launching a line of mobile device stores targeted at Latinos and has tapped Verizon Wireless to be its exclusive partner. Are you ready for Google to take over the desktop? You'd better be if you use Chrome. With it, Google is making a play to rule the computing world as a back door to a new app economy. Sprint has big plans for its digital wallet. It wants to become a "virtual bank" for customers who don't have checking accounts and a supplemental financial service for those that do. Personalized social reader Zite is updating its iOS app with more Google Reader-inspired features, and also added seven new publishers to its publisher program. Apple started the race for smartphone screen clarity and others are following. Samsung, LG and HTC all beat out Apple's Retina Display with higher pixel counts, but even they can't compete against Qualcomm's new Mirasol display. After months of slowing smartphone sales and reduced profits, some HTC employees aren't waiting for the company's turnaround. Chrome was up front and center at Google I/O, but most of the developments were in services and APIs. The reverse-lookup service is now available to developers who can find a use for it, although users should rest assured that telemarketing operations won't gain access to this treasure trove of numbers. The London-based backend-as-a-service outfit thinks not enough mobile developers are considering the opportunities afforded by opening up their apps' data to other apps, and it wants to help. The Sprint prepaid brand is testing out a financial services app that allows you to pay bills, transfer funds and cash checks within a mobile app.