News of Note—Nokia’s new WiGig product, WPA2 security hole and more

news of note

Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> Bluetooth wireless technology is driving up the average cost of smartphone headphones, according to Futuresource Consulting. Verge article

> Nokia introduced a new product that the company said combines WiGig at 60 GHz with PON, “providing operators with a new FTTx option for delivering ultra-broadband access,” the company said. Release

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> IMDEA Networks and Huawei Technologies launched a joint research project aimed at millimeter-wave technology. Release

> A Belgian researcher has reported a flaw in the wireless security protocol WPA2 for Wi-Fi networks, which could expose wireless internet traffic to malicious eavesdroppers and attacks. Guardian article

> AT&T and FirstNet will continue to battle for customers, including on a city level, for the foreseeable future. Feature


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