ZDNet Australia staff

Huawei’s LTE rides the ultra

Representatives from network gear supplier Huawei demonstrated last week the company’s Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband running on the super-fast “maglev” train. The train runs on a magnetic levitation track that stretches for about 19 miles from the center of the Shanghai district of Pudong, China, out to Pudong International Airport. The train reaches …

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In Australia, Microsoft tunes in Net music

Australian Web site Ninemsn has announced that it will launch an online music store that will sell music from the big five record labels. Due for launch early next year, the site will offer songs from BMG Entertainment, EMI Recorded Music, Sony Music Group, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, as well as from independent labels. The new store …

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New Kazaa beta makes debut

Sharman Networks, maker of peer-to-peer file-sharing software Kazaa, has announced the release of a new beta version of the popular program. Released Wednesday, the new version, 2.6, allows people to run multiple searches at the same time and is designed to let content providers sell their wares over the P2P network, enabling them to save on bandwidth costs. The upgrade, …

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