Apple seeks patent for keyboard that sucks
Apple has applied for a patent that describes a novel method for improving the tactile feedback of ultra-thin keyboards: each key emits a puff of air when either approached or touched, and can be pneumatically sucked downward in response to touch.
Alcatel-Lucent bribery scandal reverberates in Australia
Alcatel-Lucent is facing a refreshed raft of trouble: a US federal judge has decided that Costa Rican telecommunication company ICE can challenge the US$137 million criminal settlement between the vendor and the US Department of Justice finalised last year.
Optus to fling A$25 million at Tasmania
Telstra is finally going to lose its near-monopoly over mobile comms in Tasmania, with Optus announcing it will triple the number of base stations it operates in the island state.