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SPOTLIGHT: USPTO grants generic smartphone patent

A company has won a patent for "a mobile entertainment and communication device" then, at 12:01 a.m. the next day sues Apple, Nokia, Sprint, RIM, AT&T, HP, Helio, Motorola, HTC, Sony Ericsson,

ALSO NOTED: ComVu offers live video stream over WiMAX; NexTone, Reef Point complete merger; and much more...

> Monaco Telecom, a Cable & Wireless affiliate, announced it is working with Alvarion, Cisco and Nokia to establish a Center of Excellence on mobile WiMAX.

Emerging markets boost Nokia

Nokia's strong fourth quarter was partly thanks to its market dominance in key emerging markets like China, India, the Middle East and Africa. Nokia sold a record 133.5 million phones during the

ALSO NOTED: Broadcom's impressive Q4; China Mobile IDs prepaid subs; and much more...

> Broadcom's Q4 earnings beat expectations. Release > China Mobile may start

Germans turn against Nokia over factory closure

The level of discontent continues to rise following the announcement from Nokia to halt production of cell phones at its Germany factory. While politicians and workers' unions have made known their

Nokia: We have achieved 40% market share

Nokia reported a strong fourth quarter as it reached 40 percent market share and increased net profits by 44 percent to $2.6 billion. The handset maker's net sales grew 34 percent during the fourth

ALSO NOTED: FCC commish: no open network mandate; iPhone for enterprise plans; and much more...

> FCC commissioner: No need to mandate open networks, yet. Article > Stanford

QUICKLINKS: Philips, Motorola and Microsoft submit white space devices to FCC; consumers satisfied by mobile options;

> Philips, Motorola and Microsoft submit white space devices to FCC. FierceWireless >

SPOTLIGHT: Nokia debuts two phones for emerging markets

Nokia has unveiled two new handsets for emerging markets: the Nokia 2600 classic and the Nokia 1209. The

Update: Nokia closure plan sparks protests

Nokia's decision to close its German handset plant has sparked a political storm with a number of government ministers and senior politicians announcing their intention to personally boycott Nokia