ALSO NOTED: Dell-Google-Android?; Trend: multitouch screens; and much more...

> The rumor mill is abuzz with speculation that Google is partnering with computing firm Dell to launch a mobile phone based on the web services giant's fledgling Android OS. According to MarketingWeek, senior industry sources claim the two companies will reveal their collaboration at February's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, although Google insiders deny such an announcement is imminent. Article

> The multitouch trend takes off. Article

> San Francisco's BART train makes use of mobile payments in trial. Article

> Lenovo sells handset unit for $100 million. Article (WSJ sub. req.)

And Finally... Tiffany to start shipping $94,000 phone. Article

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