ALSO NOTED: Vodafone completes sale of Japanese unit; Camera most popular mobile application; and much more...

> Vodafone Group said it has completed the sale of its 97.68 percent interest in Vodafone Japan to a wholly-owned subsidiary of Softbank. Article

> Alcatel, which is merging with Lucent Technologies, said its quarterly profit fell 16 percent due to higher tax charges. Article

> Sling Media announced the first official release of SlingPlayer Mobile for Slingbox owners. Release

> According to research from InfoTrends, the camera is the most popular mobile application. Article

> Huawei has won a contract to construct a CDMA2000 1x/EV-DO network for Skylink, the largest CDMA operator in Russia. Article

And Finally... Does electromagnetic radiation from your mobile phone impair your ability to make snap decisions? If so, much of the world is in trouble. Article