Webwire: Data transmitted in THz range; Apple faces e-book price fix suit

Staff writer
09 Mar 2012

Researchers transmit data in THz range

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh in the US have demonstrated a way of transmitting data in the terahertz range using frequency combs, an innovation that could result in the development of wireless technologies over 1,000 times faster than today's networks.


Apple, publishers face e-book price fixing suit

The US Justice Department has threatened to sue Apple and the nation's five biggest book publishers over allegations they have illegally colluded to ensure price-fixing of e-books.

Washington Post

eBay offers tablet trade-ins due to new iPad

Responding to Apple's forthcoming launch of the new iPad, eBay has launched a program offering owners of older tablets the ability to trade in their devices for a set price.

Auction Bytes

NFC transactions pegged to hit $74b in 2015

Juniper Research has predicted that the global value of NFC transactions made will be close to $74 billion in 2015, representing a tripling of transaction values over three years.


India's telecom policy on track for April approval

India's Telecom Commission expects the final version of India's new National Telecom Policy to be approved by Cabinet by the end of April.

Deccan Chronicle

Apple told to drop Kodak patent claims for now

A US bankruptcy judge has barred Apple from pursuing an existing patent infringement case against Eastman Kodak Co, or from filing new legal claims, while bankrupt Kodak looks for a buyer for its patent portfolio.


Chrome falls first in annual hack fest

Google’s Chrome browser was the first to fall to hackers in an annual Web browser security contest.

The Telegraph

Comcast has no interest in Netflix partnership

US incumbent cable company Comcast has rejected the prospect of forging a deal to offer Netflix to its cable subscribers, throwing a spanner into the works for Netflix' plan to seek partnerships with cablecos.

Media Decoder

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