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Tuesday, October 22, 2002

Intel Unwired

ZDNet, the San Francisco Chronicle, the L.A. Times and others all report today on Intel's plans to invest $150 million in wireless technology to help boost worldwide adoption of WiFi. (c | net and Alan Reiter had this yesterday.) From the L.A. Times: "Intel hopes to promote a more robust wireless infrastructure that will support its next generation of products. 'The goal is to have anytime, anywhere computing.'" The Times says that among other things Intel will fund companies working to solve issues like consolidating billing for independently operated hot spots; iPass and Boingo Wireless are mentioned.

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