Sprint and Google team up, WiMax style

In an ever-present attempt to monopolize synergize with, well, everyone, Google is developing a web search portal for Sprint’s new WiMax technology. Sprint said it would combine GPS technologies with more common Google apps including e-mail and chat. While a Google partnership may not sound that exciting, the attempt seems to have ground-breaking intent. "This seems to be a bigger deal than what (Google’s) done in the past, more comprehensive," said Pacific Crest analyst Steve Weinstein. Of course, if Google buys the 700MHz band, it might make it a little awkward at the Sprint-Google dinner table.

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