Webwire: Apple tackles Samsung again; Google halts NFC services

Apple has filed a fresh legal challenge against Samsung in the US, this time seeking to block sales of the Galaxy Nexus in the market.
Google has suspended prepayments to its Google Wallet NFC service, after hackers discovered two ways to access to users' funds.
Vodafone has appointed entrepreneur Analjit Singh non-executive chairman of Vodafone India, effective from this Thursday.
RIM hopes to double its footprint in India to 160 cities in 2012, local head Sunil Dutt says.
The Australian government hopes to raise A$4 billion (€3.2 billion) from an auction of 700-MHz and 2.5-GHz spectrum scheduled for November.
India's Reliance Communications saw profit slump 61% to 1.86 billion rupees (€28.5 million) in its fiscal Q3 (calendar 4Q11), due to growing costs coupled with declining revenue.
Canada's Telus lifted its 4Q profit 5% to C$237 million (€179 million), but just missed analysts' lofty expectations with the result.