Wireless networking

  • October 23, 2006 23 Oct'06

    Rapid increase in wireless hotspot growth

    Deployment of wireless hotspots in Europe has jumped by 28% between May 2005 and September 2006, according to research by BroadGroup Tariff Services.

  • October 23, 2006 23 Oct'06

    Bluetooth group to TransSend communications problems

    The Bluetooth special interest group (SIG) has launched a client/server application that allows Internet content to be wirelessly transferred from a Bluetooth-enabled PC to another mobile Bluetooth device such as a phone or PDA.

  • October 18, 2006 18 Oct'06

    US National Guard buys RFID system to track equipment in the field

    The US National Guard has bought a radio frequency identification (RFID) system from supplier Savi Technology so that it can track supplies both in its armouries and in the field.

  • October 16, 2006 16 Oct'06

    WiMAX: your next WAN?

    It's all the rage for empowering mobile workers, but David Braue wonders whether WiMAX could also displace ADSL as the corporate WAN technology of choice.

  • October 15, 2006 15 Oct'06

    Flaw found in Toshiba wireless device driver

    Attackers could exploit a flaw in the Toshiba Bluetooth wireless device driver to cause a denial of service or launch malicious code on victims' machines.

  • October 10, 2006 10 Oct'06

    Rolls-Royce fires up RFID trial

    Rolls-Royce's defence aerospace business is beginning a radio frequency identification (RFID) trial to help it comply with the decision by the US Department of Defense to use the radio tagging technology throughout its supply chain.

  • October 09, 2006 09 Oct'06

    Wirelessly connecting teachers and students

    Wenona School is a non-denominational day and boarding school educating around 800 girls from kindergarten to year 12. The main senior campus and a junior campus are on Walker Street in North Sydney, with an additional campus on Miller Street. The ...

  • October 09, 2006 09 Oct'06

    RFID faces security probe

    A group of US university computer scientists is launching a research project to protect data stored in radio frequency identification (RFID) smart tags.

  • October 05, 2006 05 Oct'06

    Cisco addresses Wi-Fi interference problems

    Cisco Systems is offering a Wi-Fi tool that reduces the interference from rival networks and other competing wireless devices.

  • October 04, 2006 04 Oct'06

    Nokia unveils Bluetooth wireless rival for smaller devices

    Nokia has unveiled a short-range wireless rival to Bluetooth, which uses less power and can be loaded onto smaller devices.