Proxim Orinoco AP-8000 Doubles Wi-Fi Throughput With Two 802.11n Radios

This one's more for the IT dudes, but is interesting as an indication of how we may see more speed squeezed out of the 802.11n wi-fi spec: a new enterprise access point from Proxim uses two 802.11n radios simultaneously, effectively doubling throughput to 320 Mbps (a single wireless N radio maxes out at around 170… » 11/17/08 10:30am 11/17/08 10:30am

A Look Inside Defcon's Network Ops Room, The Most Secure Conference…

Network access at conferences sucks, pretty much without exception. That is, unless it's built by the badge-wearing network ops volunteers of the Defcon hacker convention, who are affectionately referred to as the "Goons" (read: IT badasses). Wired's Threat Level got a chance to look behind the scenes and snap some great … » 8/11/08 4:00pm 8/11/08 4:00pm