Nokia starts selling N97 in U.S.; Ericsson cutting jobs in North Carolina

> Nokia said that its N97 smartphone is now available for $699 in its flagship U.S. stores, sans carrier subsidy. Release

> Ericsson is cutting 167 jobs from its site at Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. Article

> ST-Ericsson is looking to North American and Chinese markets for growth. Article

> Motorola plans to sell an 84,000-square-foot building near its handset division's headquarters in Libertyville, Ill. Article

> Google's Android platform faces a growing risk of fragmentation, according to market data and consultancy firm IMS Research. Article

> Microsoft released its Windows Mobile 6.5 Developer Toolkit. Article

And finally... A Florida commercial fisherman caught a live missile in the Gulf of Mexico and kept it on his boat for 10 days, police said.  Article