Security problems still plague retailers’ wireless LANs

Security problems still plague retailers’ wireless LANs

A large-scale scan by Motorola's AirDefense group has found that wireless LAN vulnerabilities in retailer networks though much improved over...

February 8th, 2009 John Cox

EU investigates possible smart card chip cartel

EU investigates possible smart card chip cartel

PARIS - The European Commission is investigating a possible cartel among manufacturers of the smart card chips used in payment...

January 6th, 2009 Peter Sayer

Home and office holiday gift ideas

Home and office holiday gift ideas

Cool gadgets are back. A year after the iPhone overshadowed everything else, consumer electronics manufacturers have kicked it up a...

November 24th, 2008 Keith Shaw

Wireless, solar power drives Montreal bike rentals

Wireless, solar power drives Montreal bike rentals

Following a pilot phase that began last September, the City of Montreal will roll out next spring a self-service bicycle...

November 10th, 2008 Kathleen Lau

HP’s GT7725: Thin client, heavy performance

HP’s GT7725: Thin client, heavy performance

Hewlett-Packard Co. is positioning its new GT7725 as its highest performance thin client yet, describing the user experience — in...

November 6th, 2008 Dave Webb

U.S. RFID passports, drivers’ licenses vulnerable to snooping

U.S. RFID passports, drivers’ licenses vulnerable to snooping

RFID tags used in two new types of border-crossing documents in the U.S. are vulnerable to snooping and copying, a...

October 26th, 2008 Stephen Lawson

Sprint’s 4G Xohm WiMax: How fast is it?

Sprint’s 4G Xohm WiMax: How fast is it?

FRAMINGHAM - With most American mobile data networks busy trying to deliver third-generation (3G) mobile wireless access to traveling businesspeople,...

October 23rd, 2008 Brian Nadel

Busting MythBusters’ RFID conspiracy tale

Busting MythBusters’ RFID conspiracy tale

It all started when Adam Savage of MythBusters fame told a convention audience that legal bullies from the credit card...

September 15th, 2008 Paul McNamara

Senior VP, Technology research, Harris/Decima

Senior VP, Technology research, Harris/Decima

With chip and PIN contactless technology set to hit widespread adoption by 2010, industry watchers are advising merchants to look...

July 28th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo