ALSO NOTED: Motorola sells automotive electronics unit to Continental; TI incorporates Kineto's UMA software; and much more...

> Motorola is selling its automotive electronics business for about $1 billion in cash to German tire company Continental. Article (Wall Street Journal sub. req.)

> iPass announced a partnership with T-Mobile to incorporate T-Mobile's and T-Com's European WiFi hotspot networks into the iPass Global Broadband Roaming network. Release

> Inukshuk Wireless completed the initial phase of its new pre-WiMAX wireless broadband network, with service available in 20 centers across Canada. Article

> Kineto Wireless announced that Texas Instruments is enabling Kineto's UMA client software for handsets based on TI's cellular and mobile WiFi platforms. Release

>Nokia and RadioFrame Networks have entered into a reseller and distribution agreement that calls for Nokia to distribute and support RadioFrame Networks' picocell solutions to mobile network operators. Release

> Boingo increased its WiFi coverage to 125 North American airports and 225 airports worldwide. Article

> Digital TV broadcasts for mobile phones equipped with special receivers began in Japan's major urban areas, following several months of test broadcasts. Article

> Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios formed a new division that will focus on the digital media space, namely wireless and broadband. Article

And Finally... A recent poll reveals what we already know: Mobile phones are both annoying and invaluable. Article