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2011-05-17 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., LG Electronics, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. have become Sponsor members of the Wi-Fi Alliance, and each has appointed a Director to the organization's Board. The technology leaders join Apple, Atheros, Broadcom, Cisco, Comcast, Dell, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Solutions, Nokia, Sony Corporation, T-Mobile and Texas Instruments as Sponsor members of the nearly 400-member Wi-Fi Alliance. (Logo:...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10,000 Wi-Fi CERTIFIED designations have been granted by the Wi-Fi Alliance®, the global, non-profit trade association at the center of the Wi-Fi® industry. Millions of Wi-Fi devices on the market today offer the latest features and security protections, as well as the ability to interoperate across brands, as a result of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED program. (Logo:...

2011-02-22 07:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas and BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wi-Fi Alliance and Continua Health Alliance have entered into an agreement to facilitate and promote the adoption of Wi-Fi networking technology in connected health applications. The agreement enables cooperative efforts for joint technical review of Wi-Fi Alliance and Continua Health Alliance specifications and guidelines in order to facilitate interoperability of personal health and fitness applications, thus fueling a...

2011-02-02 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day millions of people worldwide take advantage of Wi-Fi technology to connect computing, entertainment and mobile devices. It is important to recognize that connecting to a Wi-Fi network without security protections enabled can put sensitive data at risk. The Wi-Fi Alliance, a global, independent, non-profit trade organization that works to deliver the best possible Wi-Fi connectivity experience, urges consumers to resolve to protect...

2011-01-19 10:59:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless(TM) today announced that its ZoneFlex Mobile Internet Smart Wi-Fi System was named a finalist in the GSMA Global Mobile Awards program in the category of Best Mobile Broadband Technology. The winners of the Global Mobile Awards will be announced February 15, 2011, at the Mobile World Congress event, taking place in Barcelona, Spain. One of 115 finalists across 10 categories, out of more than 470 entrants, the new ZoneFlex...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll conducted by Wakefield Research in conjunction with the Wi-Fi Alliance® shows that while consumers' high hopes for certain futuristic technologies have not yet come to fruition, they have embraced other technologies they never anticipated would become commonplace, such as Wi-Fi®. The poll results show that consumer appetite for Wi-Fi-enabled gadgets has expanded in the last two years, and new...

2010-12-20 14:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent white paper authored by the General Electric Company comparing the power efficiency of Wi-Fi and ZigBee technologies in home Smart Grid applications is flawed, resulting in inaccurate findings. The report, released on December 9, 2010 and titled, "Energy Efficiency Comparisons of Wireless Communication Technology Options for Smart Grid Enabled Devices," compares Wi-Fi and ZigBee in home Smart Grid applications, focusing on power...

2010-12-13 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruckus Wireless announced today that it showed the largest growth of any enterprise wireless LAN (WLAN) supplier in the market for the second consecutive quarter with 95% growth in unit shipments over the same quarter for the year prior, according to a new wireless LAN report by Gartner. Additionally, the Smart Wi-Fi technology pioneer garnered the top market share position in unit shipments of outdoor wireless mesh systems to service...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi technology based on the 802.11n standard received the highest ranking in a recent report from the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), a trade group representing more than 95 percent of the household appliances sold in the United States. Wi-Fi technology - already a network of choice in an estimated 201 million households worldwide (1) - has now been selected by major appliance manufacturers as a leading smart appliance...

2010-09-21 05:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Wi-Fi technology is fundamentally changing the way families and friends communicate, and Wi-Fi-enabled devices have replaced television as the "gathering place" for both Americans and those abroad, according to results from a new poll conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of the Wi-Fi Alliance. The survey, which gathered responses from more than 1,000 millennials (respondents ages 17 to 29) in the U.S. and 400 millennials in China, Japan and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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