Certicom now considering RIM bid; MetroPCS expands coverage

> In a major reversal, Certicom said it was considering a new "superior" offer from Research In Motion for its encryption technology business, edging out VeriSign for the time being. Article

> MetroPCS announced it was expanding its coverage to New York and Boston, as it looks to build out its network on the East Coast. Article (sub. req.)

> Google's growing clout with the Obama administration and the FCC can be seen in its position on open access. Commentary

> Samsung announced that it would launch an application store for Symbian-based phones. Article

> T-Mobile USA officially launched the 8-megapixel Samsung Memoir, which features. Release, Picture

> Intel said it was time to focus more on embedded wireless enhancements and less on increasing processing power. Article

> Vodafone's third quarter earnings benefited from the sharp drop in the British pound. Article

> Time Warner said it would roll out a WiMAX offering in conjunction with Clearwire in at least one city in 2009. Article

And finally... Police in Cleveland said a many called 911 because he felt threatened, but then asked the dispatcher to hold while he made a drug deal. Article