Source: Network World Fusion
The Office of the Secretary of Defense has issued a memorandum that prohibits the use of many types of wireless technologies in the Pentagon and much of the Army, Navy and Air Force until the military has developed a wireless security strategy, which it expects to do with assistance from the National Security Agency.
Source: The Register UK
Silence the band and dim the lights, please: the ITU (International Telecommication Union) has published its annual global survey into which country is the most wired for mobile data.
Hong Kong and Denmark come out as winners, but Dan Gillmor, who travels a lot, in his SJ Mercury log asks how they arrived at this conclusion.
Nokia and Contra Publishing today announced the launch of see what
I'm talking about?, a book exploring how multimedia messaging (MMS)
is changing the way in which we communicate. Four design students at
the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London were given a sneak preview of the MMS future, by trying out the Nokia 7650 imaging phone several weeks before its commercial launch. They
created an MMS community in Europe and documented their experience in
a new book.
Businesses in Wellington central are racing to install wireless local area networks - but many are being left open to hackers.
The networks, or Wlans, are taking off as businesses avoid the high cost of cabling up buildings for high-bandwidth data traffic, by instead using quickly deployed short-range wireless networks within the buildings.