VZ Navigator goes global; judge orders Motorola, Liska to resolve disputes

> Verizon Wireless launched a global version of its VZ Navigator GPS service. Article

> A judge ordered Motorola and former CFO Paul Liska to negotiate a resolution to Motorola's allegations that Liska destroyed evidence needed for a wrongful firing lawsuit he filed against the company. Article

> FierceMobileContent executive editor Jason Ankeny, during his sojourn to Monaco as a secret agent/international playboy, managed to file a report on his thoughts about the Nokia Developer Summit 2009 event there. Commentary

> Sprint Nextel has suspended employees' travel to Mexico and is preparing to protect workers from the swine flu outbreak. Article

> Vodafone launched a new iPhone portal in the UK, where O2 currently has exclusive distribution rights to the device. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent's vice president of WiMAX said the company still has a strong WiMAX strategy that includes deploying 802.16e infrastructure for voice and data services. Article

> Virgin Mobile has strongly hinted it might apply for a French 3G license. Article

> Cablevision Systems said it will increase  the speed of its WiFi network to 3.0 Mbps. Article

And finally... A 17-year-old California high school marching band student fought two assailants who tried to mug her, beating them up with her marching baton. Article