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This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, we get some great analysis of the wireless and mobile industries from Mary Jesse, an engineer and startup entrepreneur who has been involved in the industry since its early days.

Jesse, a McCaw Cellular veteran who is now the founder and CEO of group messaging startup Ivy Corp., joins us in the KIRO-FM studios in Seattle and sticks around for a bonus segment on this podcast version of the show, sharing more behind-the-scenes stories and analysis of industry trends.

That follows our news segment, in which we discuss topics including Google’s plans to make its own glasses, a new feature from startup Glympse, Office for the iPad, and Bing’s newly expanded Facebook integration.

Also listen for our App of the Week, and a new Name that Tech Tune challenge.

Listen to the show above or directly via this MP3 file.  Continue reading for links related to the topics we discussed.

NYT: Google to Sell Heads-Up Display Glasses by Year’s End

Google as hardware company: Phones, tablets … and glasses?

Glympse allows Android users to keep tabs on friends and family with Tap-n-Track

Microsoft Bing deepens Facebook integration with ‘Linked Pages’ feature … Bing Linked Pages 

Office on the iPad? Microsoft claims ‘bad info,’ Daily stands by story, says pics are legit

Microsoft Office on iPad: The Daily has a picture, says release possible in coming weeks

Mary Jesse:, @ivytalk … Women’s Venture Capital Fund backs messaging startup Ivy Corp.Former AT&T Wireless, McCaw Cellular veteran lands cash for group messaging startup Ivy.

Name that Tech Tune: Last week’s answer, and this week’s challenge.

App of the Week: ESPN ScoreCenter: iOS, Android, Windows Phone.

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