ALSO NOTED: Nokia Siemens $900M deal; Moto phone explodes? and much more...

> Rogers' amalgamation of cable and wireless subsidiaries comes to fruition. Release

> Nokia Siemens inks a $900 million memorandum with Indian carrier Bharti Airtel. Article (WSJ sub. req.) | Release

> According to a report coming out of China, a welder who had a Motorola phone in his shirt pocket died when the phone exploded in his pocket. Motorola has sent a team to investigate the claims, but so far: "Up to now, preliminary evidence suggests that it is highly unlikely that a mobile phone caused this accident. We are working with the Chinese authorities to determine and investigate the root cause," a Moto spokesperson said. Article

And Finally... New rule: if you can subdue a rabid fox, you're old enough to have a mobile phone. So this 61 lb 5-year-old is ready, I'd say, if he wants one, of course. Article