ALSO NOTED: SK Telecom expects wireless data to post 20% revenue growth in 2006; Siemens to cut 1,000 more jobs; and much more.

> Korea's SK Telecom said it expects its wireless Internet data service business to post 20-percent revenue growth in 2006. Article

> Siemens said it will cut 1,000 more jobs at its struggling telecommunications equipment unit Com, as it works to meet its profit target for the business in 2007. Article

> SOMA Networks said it has signed an agreement with Qualcomm to license the company's OFDM/OFDMA patents. Article

> Nokia today agreed to pay InterDigital Communications a settlement of $253 million to resolve a patent dispute regarding Nokia's royalty obligations for its sale of 2G TDMA-based products. Article ( sub. req.)

> Visa International and Nokia jointly released the world's first credit card payment pilot system in Malaysia. Article

> Outside the U.S., as much as 30 percent of the video content viewed on mobile devices is adult in nature, according to mobile TV sources. Article

And Finally... Get ready: Canadian researchers have figured out a way to create spam that could bypass the best filters and trick even the most experienced computer users into opening messages they would normally delete. Article