News Factor: Sierra Wireless Debuts Windows Mobile Smartphone

Sierra Wireless (Nasdaq: SWIR) , a company known primarily for its AirCard technology, is moving into the smartphone market with the introduction of a Windows Mobile-based device aimed at professionals.
The voice/data handheld, dubbed “Voq” represents another significant partnership for Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) as the software giant exerts its influence in the wireless-communications realm. (full story)