ALSO NOTED: Airgo samples new chipset; Cedar Rapids, Seattle buses use WiFi; and much more...

> WLAN chip startup Airgo is sampling its third-generation chipset, which will reach peak data transfer rates of 240 Mbps and offer average throughput of around 120 Mbps. Release

> Wireless startup Video54 is changing its name to Ruckus Wireless and putting in the bank the $9 million it has just received from VCs. Report

> The Wi-Fi Alliance named the China National Telecommunication Metrology Station (CNTMS) as a WiFi certification test laboratory. Release

> Gartner estimates that only 17 percent of UK business travelers use WLANs to connect to email or the Internet while on travel. Report

> Linksys and Cisco show a router that makes it possible to share a Vodaphone 3G connection via WLAN. Story

> Hopling Technologies has selected Fujitsu's MB87M3400 SoC for its next-generation HopMAX line of basestations, micro basestations, and high-end subscriber stations. Report

> Aperto Networks, a leading WiMax systems provider, has raised $17 million in the first tranche of a Series E financing round. Report

> Cedar Rapids, Iowa, buses feature WiFi. Story

> Seattle buses, too, offer WiFi service. Release

> GoRemote, T-Mobile in roaming agreement. Release

> Westchester, Illinois-based Software Technologies Group is showing 802.15.4 MAC software for ZigBee and wireless networking. Release

And Finally... After a 24-year-old Romanian woman shop-lifted a cellular phone from a store, police had to call the device to find the unique place she had hidden it. Story