Thursday, December 8, 2022

Ed Sutherland

Broadcom’s $80M ‘Perfect Storm’

Broadcom's purchase of Ethernet switch maker Sandburst for $80 million is "sort of a 'perfect storm' of technology and markets coming together" said Martin Lund, vice president...

Faster Wi-Fi Proposal Passes Hurdle

Consumers are one step closer to a faster Wi-Fi standard after competing groups voted Wednesday to agree on a proposal led by Intel, Atheros and Broadcom. As...

New China Security Fragments Wi-Fi Future

When Wi-Fi vendors learned of China's demand that devices sold to the world's most populous nation adhere to a little-known security standard, the reaction was akin to...

The Need for Speed

The race is on to provide a faster Wi-Fi experience. From special chips to souped-up standards, companies are releasing a bevy of products aimed at leaving your...

Switch Wars

In Las Vegas, the biggest bets weren't being placed at the craps table or the roulette wheel, but at Networld+Interop, the gathering of networking gurus that was...

Deep Pockets Go Wireless

Like a techie's version of A Tale of Two Cities, Intel Corporation's recent decision to invest $150 million in Wi-Fi technologies signals either the...

Bluetooth Bouncing Back With A Bite

After months of headlines declaring it passe and a marginalized niche product eclipsed by glitzier offerings, Bluetooth is rebounding. In contrast to the pall that has settled over...

Realistic Expectations for Next-Gen Wireless Capabilities

For an idea of what to expect from next-generation wireless networks now rolling out, mobile analysts recommend leaving the Dick Tracy watch-phone at home and never mind...

Renegade WLANs: Parasitic or Free-Spirited Anarchistic?

In the wake of Sept. 11th, many high-tech firms that lost their wired Internet connections are turning to a band of wireless renegades who combine low-tech antennas,...

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