ALSO NOTED: NTP receives extension from USPTO; BlackBerry users face security threat; and much more...

> NTP received a 30-day extension from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office so it has time to file a defense of some of its patents that the office rejected. The patents are at the center of a long-standing battle with Research in Motion. Article (Wall Street Journal sub. req.)

> Meanwhile, RIM said BlackBerry users could disable their capability to view attachments if they open a malicious image sent by email A software flaw in the enterprise server allows an attacker to craft a special TIFF. Article

> Lenovo and Cingular Wireless announced plans to integrate Cingular's WCDMA/HSDPA service in ThinkPad laptops. Release

> MobiTV said Sprint Nextel and Cingular Wireless will launch the next version of its service, MobiTV2. Article

> Nokia sees rapid growth in Bluetooth handsets. Article

And Finally... Swedish police caught a robber after he answered a phone he had just stolen and overheard him giving a taxi driver get-away directions. Article

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