ALSO NOTED: Spanish 3G licensee to halt deployment of UMTS network; F-Secure labels new phone app Trojan Horse; and much more..

> Spanish 3G licensee Xfera plans to cut its workforce and freeze deployment of its UMTS network in a bid to cut costs while seeking a business partner. Article ( sub. req.) 

> F-Secure has labeled a new mobile-phone application that captures call logs, text messages and mobile Internet activity to monitor kids and unfaithful spouses a Trojan Horse. Article

> Google said it plans to issue an additional 5.3 million shares of stock that will bring in about $2.1 billion. Article

> U.K. telecommunications regulator Ofcom proposed imposing new controls on prices operators charge each other for connecting calls between 3G networks. Article

> STMicroelectronics plans to spend $500 million on a chip packaging plant in China. Article

> Managed services provider WorldCell has acquired Mobile-Mind, a recognized developer of SIM and smart card technologies. Release

And Finally... The GyPSy Guide provides an alternative to tour buses by relating points of interest, anecdotes and quirky stories via the car's FM stereo. Article