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  • US backs IEEE move to modify rules for standards patents

    The U.S. Department of Justice has backed a move by the IEEE Standards Association to modify the rules governing patents that go into making standards, so as to curb excessive royalties and attempts to ban rival products that implement the patents.

    Written by John Ribeiro04 Feb. 15 17:53
  • The future of telemedicine: Remote powered medical implants

    Medical implants provide numerous benefits to patients who cannot afford to have regular visits from a doctor or travel to their GP. But if they are really going to make an impact in healthcare, they need a power source that's more efficient than batteries.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett28 Jan. 15 14:47
  • IEEE to create anti-malware “packer” validation system

    Standards body the IEEE has called for proposals to build a catalogue of people using binary “packers”, the software tools often used by malware writers to hide executable files from antivirus products.

    Written by Liam Tung04 Aug. 11 09:55
  • IEEE hopes to drive cloud computing standards

    Standards organization IEEE has decided to get involved in cloud computing, starting with two development projects related to cloud interoperability, it said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs04 April 11 22:41
  • IEEE 802.11n heads for a finish in September

    The IEEE 802.11n standard is likely to be approved in September, making the high-speed wireless LAN technology official after about seven years of wrangling and refinement.

    Written by Stephen Lawson22 July 09 08:01