Nokia begins shipping N900; AT&T introduces new Canada-focused plan

> Nokia said that it had begun shipping its Maemo-based N900 smartphone. The device will initially be available in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and North America. Article 

> AT&T Mobility introduced a new plan aimed at those who call Canada frequently, and it includes no international long distance charges on calls between the United States and Canada. Release

> A new browser and other platform advancements have breathed new life in Research In Motion's BlackBerry platform. Commentary

> Palm plans to improve the mobile application development process by introducing a new platform that will lower the barrier to entry for developers by allowing them to make mobile applications more quickly. Article

> Google said it is working with Boingo Wireless, Advanced Wireless Group, Airport Marketing Income and others to provide free WiFi at 47 airports through Jan. 15. Release

> Nortel Networks plans to delay filing its third quarter results until Nov. 16 because of changes to the way it reports data for some of its international subsidiaries. Article

And finally... An Irishman won $69,000 in damages after his house was turned into a parking lot while he was abroad. Article