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  • Meru looks to make Wi-Fi as reliable as Ethernet

    By Peter Judge | 14 November, 2008 10:27

    On Monday, Meru Networks announced virtual ports, a technology designed to make Wi-Fi networks as reliable as wired Ethernet. IDG News Service interviewed the CEO of Meru, Ihab Abu-Hakima, on a visit to London.

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  • What's next for Wi-Fi? A second wave of 802.11ac devices, and then: 802.11ax

    By Eric Geier | 07 July, 2014 23:06

    Now that blazing-fast routers based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard are finally entering the mainstream, intrepid engineers are busily cooking up all-new hardware that will make that gear's performance seem quaint by comparison.

  • Tomorrow's news today: The biggest tech stories of 2014

    By Mark Sullivan | 02 January, 2014 19:53

    I write one of these "Tech Trends of 20XX" stories every year. For me, it's as big a part of the holidays as the Yule Log. I can remember some years when the big predictions for the next year were just the natural, incremental growth of current trends.

  • 8 essential features you need in a business router

    By Eric Geier | 17 May, 2013 15:56

    A router is the heart of your network, so it deserves to be chosen carefully. Any router will share your Internet connection amongst your computers and other networkable devices (smartphones, tablets, and so on), but better models provide features that will enhance your network and its performance. Whether you're seeking a business- or consumer-class router, here are the eight most essential features to look for.

  • Opinion: The Internet of Things, huge data, and Starbucks

    By Mark Gibbs | 18 January, 2013 15:16

    Gibbs ponders how a Starbucks coffee cup could become the greatest business edge

  • Google Wi-Fi snooping should serve as security wakeup call

    By Jeff Bertolucci | 29 May, 2010 00:31

    The continuing saga of Google's wireless snooping and the maelstrom it's generated won't end anytime soon.

  • Google Wi-Fi data snooping: An FAQ

    By Ian Paul | 19 May, 2010 04:20

    Google is cleaning up its mess after the company says it mistakenly collecting browsing data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks as part of its Street View project.

  • What's next for Wi-Fi?

    By John Cox | 13 November, 2009 08:40

    The recent formal approval of the IEEE 802.11n wireless standard marks not the end but the start of a wave of Wi-Fi innovation. In the next three to five years, the Wi-Fi experience will be very different from today.

  • 802.11n set for final approval

    By John Cox | 11 September, 2009 06:07

    Sometime on Friday, at the sprawling Hyatt Regency hotel in New Brunswick, N.J., an IEEE group called the Standards Board is expected to approve the 802.11n wireless LAN standard.

 

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