Mobile carriers like AT&T and Verizon Wireless have long held sway over the tools, games, and other features on handsets. That's sure to change as Apple and Google enter the industry and empower indie software writers to take their shot. See what all this jockeying for position will mean for you in this week's online special report, Wireless World. For that, and slide shows of iPhone wannabes and hot wireless apps, go to

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