T-Mobile teams with Eric Clapton on myTouch; Google debuts location-optimized mobile search

> T-Mobile USA announced an agreement with rock legend Eric Clapton to release a limited-edition myTouch3G smartphone, designed to have a wooden finish inspired by Fender guitars. Article

> LG has racked up an impressive record of LTE demonstrations.  The company's recent exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas solidified its position.  Opinion.

> Google announced its mobile search service will now offer suggestions based on the phone's current or previous location. Article

> The mobile media industry is cautiously optimistic about 2010. Commentary

> The FCC granted TerreStar Networks authority to integrate terrestrial use of TerreStar's 20 MHz S Band spectrum into its next generation mobile wireless network. Release

> Google tweaked the pricing on its Nexus One smartphone for existing T-Mobile USA customers. Article

And finally... Fast fingers netted two Korean teenagers $100,000 in LG's first Mobile World Cup texting competition. Release