Mobile investments drag at Lenovo's results; MeeGo ready to go

Quick news from around the Web:

@FierceWireless: Verizon CEO: Component shortages hampering supply of HTC Incredible. Article | Follow @FierceWireless

> MeeGo, the device platform from Nokia and Intel, is now "open for business." Article

> Lenovo's investments in mobile cut into the company's fourth-quarter profits. Article

> How does Google's Chrome OS effort fit with its Android momentum? Wired takes a look. Article

> Texas New Mexico Power Co. plans to use AT&T Mobility's network for its smart meter effort. Article (sub. req.)

> Linux proponent LiMo foundation promises three major operators will roll out phones running its software. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple continues to struggle with its application approval process. Article

> LiveWire Mobile is promising to launch a new DRM-free mobile music service with two North American carriers. Release

> Fox Mobile's Bitbop is now available for download for select BlackBerry devices. Article

> Apple's iTunes multimedia storefront now accounts for 70 percent of all premium music downloads in the United States, according to new data issued by market research firm NPD Group. Article

> Google announced the addition of a new beta dashboard allowing mobile users who've enabled its Latitude friend finder service and Location History tracking tool to highlight trends from past travels and activities. Article

> Open-source software development initiative Mozilla announced it is poised to introduce Firefox Home, a free iPhone application enabling users to remotely access their desktop browsing history and bookmarks. Article

European Wireless News

> With M2M increasingly being recognized as an important growth area, Vodafone UK claims it has captured around 40 percent of the market since it launched a division focused on this sector last year. Article

> Having seen huge growth in its mobile data traffic, Orange is looking to further boost this by increasing its line-up of smartphones to 50 percent of its handset portfolio--up from just 15 percent today. Article

> A network planning firm is recommending carriers invest in HSPA+, not LTE. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Australian science agency CSIRO, best known as the entity that sues over WiFi patents and which has settled with big companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Intel and Microsoft, has filed suit against Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile USA. Article

> AT&T announced it set up a giant WiFi hotzone in New York City's Times Square that will provide its mobile broadband customers free access. Article

And finally... Headline of the week: "Verizon Wireless Bill Collector Allegedly Threatens to Blow Up Man's House." Article

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