This week Nokia changed direction, switched CEOs as Android overtook Windows Phone.
Beleaguered Nokia tapped a non-Finn, Stephen Elop, for the CEO post as it sought to stop the smartphone market slide.
Android is tearing up the smartphone charts, taking share from all of its rivals in Q2 and overtaking Windows Phone as third-biggest US platform. HTC unveiled its newest phones, the Desire HD and Desire Z, and beefed up its mapping service.
The European Commission began a probe into Chinese government support for wireless modem manufacturers.
US law-makers considered an overhaul of the $8 billion Universal Service Fund.
Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann confirmed his home had been raided by police investigating a kickbacks case, but denied his involvement.