Ceiling lights relay Internet data

Either an innovative way to cut down on Internet congestion or the prescription for a Pokemon-style seizure a la 1990, researchers are looking towards flickering lights to act as a possible new avenue for short-range Internet communications.

Intel to expand set-top box business

Intel has confirmed that it will be expanding its set-top box business by acquiring Texas Instruments' cable modem lineup.

Nokia sells off modem unit for $200 million

Nokia has gutted one of its least profitable divisions, the one that sold wireless modems, as it concentrates on its mobile phone business.