Broadcom Does 54Mbps on Single-Chip
The ante in the game of small silicon inside Wi-Fi products gets upped again as Broadcom brings out its solution including dual-band support to compete with Atheros' single-chip 11g.
Government Says Beware of IE
The U.S. government's cybersecurity unit recommends ditching Internet Explorer in favor of other, safer browsers.
802.11i Security Specification Finalized
The long awaited standard for Wi-Fi-based LANs has been ratified by the IEEE -- and arrives with some new features.
A New Era for FTP Software?
Will FTP software be the e-mail of the new millennium? Ipswitch, makers of WS_FTP, thinks so and is rolling out a home version as well as a beefed-up professional version to appeal to a broad range of users.
Cisco Sued over 802.11a/g Product Sales
SMC Moves Into Hotspots
Wi-LAN wants to license its intellectual property to wireless chip vendors. It plans to get their attention by suing networking giant Cisco in Canada for infringing on OFDM patents found in the 802.11a/g standards.
As the company moved from consumer wireless to the enterprise, so it is going into public access, with a partnership with IP3 Networks to provide the backend.
Raising the Roof on the Digital Home
The job of connecting all the consumer electronics devices in your home is getting a boost with the formation of an alliance of some 145 consumer and electronics companies.
Meru's Education Program Takes Flight
The WLAN switch vendor is offering packages for colleges and universities looking to try out wireless sooner rather than later.
Instant RADIUS for SMBs
RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service) server maker Interlink Networks has a new offering promising enterprise-level security for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs).
Using Your Router as a Digital PBX
Voiceglo says it can turn select home and SMB routers into instant VoIP boxes to be used for routing phone calls over the Internet. - 6/3/04
The Hotspot Hot List
The latest in public access Wi-Fi: T-Mobile moves into the Hyatt; more truckstops get unwired; California State University at Long Beach will put a cloud on campus; and more.
Security Bug in Linksys Wireless-G Router
The network gear vendor will grow faster than the market this year thanks to convergence, but restated financial results aren't ready yet, its new CEO says.
Broadening Wi-Fi Chip Markets
Leading Wi-Fi chipmakers Broadcom and Atheros have made announcements today that each hopes will get them major play in different areas of wireless. - 6/1/04
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