ITC probes RIM; British pension regulator targets Nortel

> The U.S. International Trade Commission will probe a complaint into whether Research In Motion's products infringe on five Motorola patents. Article

> A British pension regulator has filed a $3.4 billion claim against bankrupt Nortel Networks. Article

> Federal agencies issued more grants and loans in the first round of the broadband stimulus awards, but frustration is mounting because not all of the first round awards are likely to be granted before the second round application deadline arrives. Article

> Visa appointed Bill Gadja as head of its mobile efforts; Gadja currently serves as chief commercial officer with the GSM Association. Article

> Vodafone Spain began a six-month trial that will investigate the potential for HSPA to be used as a substitute for fixed-line ADSL services. Article

> Telekom Austria,  Austria's largest mobile operator, is considering using WiFi as an offload route to preserve its HSPA network. Article

And finally... Mobile meets the catwalk: Designer Dolce&Gabbana is streaming the Fall/Winter 2010/11 Women's Fashion Show live on iPhones and Android devices. Release