Microsoft ruling out M&A for now; Nokia bullish on services revenue

> Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the company is not looking to merge or acquire another large handset maker, such as BlackBerry maker Research In Motion. Article

> Nokia's services chief, Niklas Savander, said he is confident the company will reach its 2011 services revenue goal thanks in part to increased volume generated by company's free navigation service. Article

> Microsoft has remade its mobile image with Windows Phone 7. Commentary

> T-Mobile USA announced plans to introduce a new mobile entertainment suite in conjunction with its exclusive release of the forthcoming HTC HD2 touchscreen device. Article

> WiMAX chip vendor Beceem Communications announced an integrated LTE/WiMAX chip--the BCS500--the company said will support up to 150 Mbps downlink speeds. Article

> Roughly two weeks after AT&T Mobility announced it will support Sling Media's SlingPlayer Mobile video application across its 3G network, Apple officially approved the updated app for premium download from its App Store. Article

> Weeks after completing the Symbian operating system's migration to an open-source model, the nonprofit Symbian Foundation announced the release of its Symbian^3 platform, promising a series of additions and enhancements emphasizing usability and networking. Article

> LG confirmed that the LG GW990, the first phone based on Intel's Moorestown platform, will "transition" to MeeGo, the new platform combining Nokia and Intel's mobile software efforts. Article

> Huawei unveiled new Android smartphones and an Android tablet at Mobile World Congress. Article

And finally... An unemployed Ohio man built a four-room igloo complete with an entertainment center. Article


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