Alca-Lu to cut up to 1,800 jobs; Google Wallet's security flaws exposed

> Alcatel-Lucent may slash 1,800 positions in Europe through job cuts and relocations. The vendor said this is "a repositioning of jobs" in Europe.  Article

> Google is at work on a patch for a security flaw identified in its Wallet mobile payment service, urging consumers to set up a screen lock to secure their Android smartphone against hackers. Article

> More than a third of German smartphone owners have made purchases via mobile phones, according to a survey sponsored by eBay. Article

> A Nokia executive said there is no Plan B beyond its Windows Phone strategy succeeding. Article

> Russian mobile subscriptions reached nearly 230 million in December, a penetration rate of 156.8 per cent of the population. Article

And finally...The FBI's file on Steve Jobs painted him as a reality-distorting visionary. Article

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