Nokia's MeeGo chief leaves; AT&T to sell three Motorola smartphones

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> Mercedes-Benz Financial announced it will distribute the 3G version of the Apple iPad to all of its 355 Mercedes-Benz U.S. dealers. Release

> Samsung's GalaxyTab is poised to go global. Article

> Apple said it will fight a court ruling that it pay $625 million for patent infringement. Article

> AT&T announced it will sell the Android-powered Motorola Bravo, Flipout and Flipside smartphones. Release

> Possible new Palm hardware has popped up on the Internet. Article

> Harbinger Capital Partners cut its stake in satellite firm Inmarsat. Article

> Nokia's MeeGo chief ditched the company ahead of the launch of the smartphone platform. Article

> Mobile data firm Acision raised $100 million in funding. Article

Mobile Content News

> Twitter promoted COO Dick Costolo to lead the company after co-founder and CEO Evan Williams resigned. Article

> Cross-platform applications storefront GetJar unveiled GetJar+, a new pilot program offering consumers premium content for free. Article

> Nonprofit industry trade group the Mobile Marketing Association named Greg Stuart its new president and CEO. Article

> Mobile web publisher Cellfish Media acquired mobile applications publisher Airborne Mobile. Article

> Yahoo's David Ko landed with social gaming juggernaut Zynga. Article

> Skype is now on Android. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Smartphones command the lead in mobile app downloads. Commentary

> Microsoft is urging developers to submit Windows Phone 7 applications in advance of the launch of its Windows Phone Marketplace app storefront. Article

> Google expanded Android Market paid app sales to 20 new international markets. Article

And finally... Apple purchased the land for its data center from a farming couple for $1.7 million. Article