7th > December > 2003 Archive

EC targets laggard states over e-privacy

The European Commission is taking action against nine member states for failing to implement an on-line privacy directive.
ElectricNews.net, 07 Dec 2003

Vodafone UK picks BlackBerry for small firms

Vodafone UK has assembled a package flogging the latest BlackBerry 7230 wireless handheld to small companies and individuals.
Robert Jaques, 07 Dec 2003

BT rolls out Siebel CRM on demand

BT is to be the first UK provider to offer Siebel Systems' CRM OnDemand as a hosted service for small and medium-sized firms.
Robert Jaques, 07 Dec 2003

FTC probes PetCo.com security hole

Pet supply retailer PetCo disclosed this week that its security and privacy practices are the target of an investigation by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which is following up on an e-commerce security gaffe that left as many as 500,000 credit card numbers accessible from the Web earlier this year.
Kevin Poulsen, 07 Dec 2003

Multimedia 802.11e standard speeds up

The Wi-Fi Alliance says it will skip an interim certification for multimedia and voice over IP extensions to 802.11x, since it seems that the IEEE standards body will fast track the full standard, 802.11e, to be approved by June.
Wireless Watch, 07 Dec 2003

Intel and Cisco gang up on mesh

Intel and Cisco are attempting to set their seal on a key emerging area of wireless technology, mesh networking, by pushing a new standard.
Wireless Watch, 07 Dec 2003

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