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> Sprint Nextel said it filed a lawsuit against a private investigation firm that  illegitimately obtains customer call detail records. Article

> CEOs at the TelecomNext trade show in Las Vegas this week said that the consumer is the most important motivation in the rapidly changing telecommunications market. I'm glad they got their priorities straight. Article

> About 150 consumers can use specially equipped mobile phones inside the Philips Arena in Atlanta as part of a study by a group of payment and wireless companies. Article

> Hutchison Whampoa's 3 Group has signed a deal to make Microsoft's MSN messenger and Hotmail services available to customers in several countries. Article

> Japan's KDDI said it completed field trials of a mobile WiMAX system. Article

> QUALCOMM announced that the Supreme Court for the State of New York has dismissed a suit filed against the company by Whale Telecom. Article

> picoChip has launched its next generation of picoArray multi-core processor arrays for next-generation wireless systems. Release

And Finally... LG debuts chocolate phone in Europe. Article