ALSO NOTED: APAC big on replacements; French government reduces stake in FT; and much more...

> APAC is world's biggest market for replacement phones: Nokia says of the 65 billion phones sold worldwide this year, most will be replacements and most will be sold in APAC. Article

> Qwest offers the Moto Q. Article

> French government reduces stake in France Telecom by about 7 percent. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

And Finally... Russians can now SMS their way to safe vodka drinking. Counterfeit vodka accounts for 40,000 deaths per year in the country, now drinkers can text into a designate shortcode to check its authenticity. Article