QLogic, Huawei develop 25 Gbps "single lane" technology; North Carolina proposes telemedicine prescriptions

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> QLogic and Huawei are developing a 25 Gbps "single-lane" technology that they say will give Ethernet backbones a 250 percent capacity boost. Article

> North Carolina's Board of Pharmacy has published a proposal that would allow pharmacists to fill prescriptions from physicians who have assessed patients through telemedicine connections. Article

> Qualcomm is developing chips that they claim can improve the capacity of existing Wi-Fi networks by over 50 percent. Article

Cable News
> According to a new report, AT&T is prepared to reverse its publicly stated course and abide by new net neutrality rules in order to obtain federal approval of its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV. Article

> The blackout of three Midwestern NBC affiliates on a mid-sized cable operator has sparked a nationwide war of words among trade groups representing the cable and TV broadcast industries. Article

Wireless News
> Sprint is giving its prepaid customers who sign up through its Sprint Prepaid brand at Best Buy rollover data that does not expire. Article

> Two of the three major standards associations behind wireless charging technology have formally merged, with the leader of one of them calling for the third group to join with them into a single entity. Article

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