Archive for November, 2003

Oregon Business Pow Wow

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 30th, 2003

  3T ABTECH ACLARA AcousTech, Inc. ACSI  Advanced Custom Sensors, Inc. ACT MicroDevices, Inc. Advanced Micro Silicon Technology Advanced Micromachines, Inc. , Advanced MicroSensors Advanced Sensor Technologies Affymetrix    analyze genetic info Agilent Alberta Microelectronics Corporation ALCATEL Alcatel Optronics Netherlands […]

One-piece Access Points

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 29th, 2003

Intel’s new Grantsdale chipset, to be released in the first half of next year, will eliminate the need for a separate wireless access point. Thanks to the Grantsdale chipset, Pentium IV desktop computers will be able to act as WiFi hubs. Today, Access Points and Wireless Routers (APs with multiple Ethernet ports), cost $50 to […]

Buy Nothing Day

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 28th, 2003

Free Ebooks

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 27th, 2003

While looking for free e-books at Microsoft’s, I discovered a treasure right in my own backyard. The University of Oregon’s East Asia Digital Library is chock full of interesting stories. Most work with Microsoft Reader and many multi-media files are available. Check ‘em out. What’s New this week in ebooks?e-Asia currently holds over 1,000 […]

Sputnik Upgrades Cloud Administrator

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 26th, 2003

Sputnik’s WiFi management software and access points (APs) are unique – dozens of inexpensive Wireless access points can be controlled from a single server. Now their management software has been upgraded to Sputnik Central Control 2.2 I missed the news earlier this month but WiFi Netnews and LinuxDevices had good summarys of their management software […]

Hacking Starbucks

Posted by Sam Churchill on November 25th, 2003

Computerworld reports that a group of clever independent security analysts from the Shmoo Group has created a program that makes it easy for a hacker to slurp up your log-in information before you’ve even quaffed the foam on your cappuccino. The hacker can then use the information to obtain free wireless Internet access and make […]