Sierra Wireless hurt by loss of Clearwire business; Nokia plans Wi-Fi in London

> The emerging 802.11ac standard, which is aimed at gigabit-speed wireless LANs, will be quickly adopted over the next four years but will still be dwarfed by the current 802.11n technology, research company In-Stat said in a new report. Article

> Sales at Sierra Wireless were hurt in the third quarter by a loss of business from Barnes & Noble's e-book readers and Clearwire. Article

> Mobile WiMAX carrier Clearwire announced a five-year wholesale deal with United Online, the company behind the NetZero Internet service brand, extending its wholesale umbrella at a time when it is shuttering its own branded postpaid service. Article

> Nokia is planning to offer free Wi-Fi in London. Article

And Finally... French sailing star Florence Arthaud fell off her boat during a bathroom break but rescuers found her in Mediterranean waters after she called her mother by mobile phone. Article

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