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W3C to Develop New HTML Spec

The World Wide Web Consortium has announced plans to create a new HTML standard and to enhance the XHTML specification. The W3C is issuing a call for participation in the working group that will oversee... More...

PCI-SIG releases the PCIe 2.0 spec

The PCI-SIG announced today that the final version of the PCI Express Base 2.0 Specification is now out and available to members. PCIe 2.0 adds a number of enhancements including increased signaling speed (5GHz) which... More...

Router Functions Dropped From PS3 Spec

The PlayStation 3 will no longer act as a home network router, according to Sony Computer Entertainment boss Ken Kutaragi, who has revealed that the functionality has been dropped because it would have been too... More...

WLAN Security Spec Goes Open Source

Wireless LAN (WLAN) chipset maker Atheros Communications has released one of its key security technologies to the open source community. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company submitted code for its JumpStart for Wireless security... More...

Wi-Fi Security Spec Ratified

On Thursday, a new wireless standard was ratified. This new standard is called 802.11i, and is far more secure than its predecessors. This new standard is planned to be brought out officially in... More...

Bluetooth group preps 2.1Mbps spec

A new version of Bluetooth is making its way to consumers (sooner or later). This new version dubbed Bluetooth Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) increases data transmission by compressing the data better. Bluetooth EDR... More...

Microsoft teams on Web services spec

Microsoft, BEA Systems and Tibco Software on Wednesday published a specification designed to communicate events between Web services. The specification, called Web Services Eventing, is intended to simplify the development of applications... More...

Wi-Fi spec approved, next under way

The cycle of increasing throughput in the wireless-networking industry continued Thursday as a standards-governing body approved a new specification and began work on another spec that promises to lead to even higher data-transmission speeds. ... More...

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