Qualcomm makes WCDMA, TD-SCDMA licensing deal with China's CK Telecom; AlcaLu's Verwaayen optimistic about turnaround

> Stephen Friend, a former executive at the GSM trade association 3G Americas, embezzled more than $700,000 by skimming money off of the group's own accounts, according to federal prosecutors. Article

> Qualcomm and China's CK Telecom inked a deal to allow CK to develop, make and sell WCDMA and TD-SCDMA modem cards and modules. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Ben Verwaayen voiced his confidence that wireless and wireline operators will begin spending again to meet enterprise customer and bandwidth demands. Article

> Pacific Northwest residents Vicki Van Valin and Neil Mertz filed a class action lawsuit against Google alleging their privacy was violated when Google's Street View vehicles drove by their homes, detecting and storing data from their open Wi-Fi Internet connections used in their homes. Article

And Finally... Salt Lake City police say a carjacking suspect was nabbed after he left his wallet and identification in his victim's car. Article