Motorola Droid to get Android update; Ericsson makes exec changes

> Motorola confirmed that it will begin rolling out an Android 2.1 update to the Motorola Droid later this week. Article

> Ericsson named its regional heads for China and North America to its executive leadership team. Article

> Application developers and smartphone operating systems will be front and center next week at Mobile World Congress. Commentary

>  Andrew Seybold says content for the iPad will have to be different than apps for the iPhone, and developers will need to recognize that. Commentary

> Mass-market smartphone adoption will be strongest for the devices that are simplest to operate. Commentary

> Texas Instruments unveiled a new chipset platform that combines WLAN, GPS, Bluetooth and FM transmit and receive technologies on a single chip. Release

> AT&T Mobility announced it is now accepting submissions for its Open Call--Apps for All developer contest. Article

> Initial sell-through of Palm's webOS devices at Verizon Wireless left Piper Jaffray analyst T. Michael Walkley "slightly disappointed." Article

> Huawei will pre-install the Opera Mobile 10 browser on a range of mobile handsets. Article

> announced open enrollment for its Kindle developer beta program. Article

And finally... A power utility in India is allowing customers to complain about outages and their service via text message. Article


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