RIM buys QNX Software; Apple-Nokia spat gets court date

> Research In Motion acquired QNX Software Systems, gaining access to the company's technology for connecting mobile devices to cars. Article

> The federal judge overseeing the patent dispute between Apple and Nokia has decided to split the main case into three trials--the first beginning in 2012. Article

> France Telecom is now targeting Africa and the Middle East under a five-year drive to double revenues from emerging markets. Article

> Vodafone announced its 360 apps store is now accepting paid apps via the Joint Innovation Lab initiative. Article

> Shareholders of Airvana voted Friday to approve the sale of the company to buyout firms in a deal valued at $540 million. Article

>  Boingo Wireless reported that the iPad, after four days in the market, became the second most popular non-laptop device to connect to certain WiFi networks. Article

And finally... A new law in Denmark reportedly allows teachers to confiscate students' mobile phones indefinitely. Article