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  • Rethinking the wireless LAN

    It's the neglected stepchild of mobile: the wireless LAN. But businesses can't afford to continue that practice. It's time to rethink the wireless LAN not as a parallel network for casual use but as part of the core network, argues Andrew Borg, a mobile analyst at the Aberdeen Group. He has the numbers to back that up.

    Written by Galen Gruman09 May 11 09:14
  • Australia's CSIRO hits U.S. carriers on WLAN patents

    The Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) is suing three of the largest U.S. mobile operators, charging they infringed a patent by selling wireless LAN products.

    Written by Stephen Lawson28 May 10 07:10
  • Apple tweaks Wi-Fi in iPhone to use China protocol

    Apple appears to have tweaked its iPhone to support a Chinese security protocol for wireless networks, as companies increasingly adopt Chinese government-backed technologies to break into the country's huge market.

    Written by Owen Fletcher04 May 10 14:26
  • 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