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News Scan: Windows Phone loses market share; Apple plugs 44 iOS security holes; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stores for July 3, including the ongoing power struggle among mobile OS developers, Apple's latest security fixes across its platforms, why green fleets may be coming sooner than you think, Orange's (lack of) pursuit of Bouygues Telecom and why Qualcomm says those who don't get WiGig will soon be left behind.

International standards body okays WiGig standard

The IEEE standards body has approved the wireless gigabit (WiGig) standard (802.11ad), paving the way for wider adoption of short-range, high-speed wireless technology.

IEEE approves WiGig

The WiGig (802.11ad) wireless standard has moved one step closer to reality after getting the ok from the IEEE standards association.

Intel demonstrates 7Gbps wireless docking at IDF

Intel this week demonstrated the Wireless Gigabit, a wireless docking technology that offers speeds of up to 7Gbps, which is much faster than the fastest 802.11n standards.

Researchers set new record with 3Gbps wireless data transfer

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new transmission system that works in the 300 gigahertz and 3 terahertz range, according to a report from the BBC.

WiGig will offer low-power, high-speed wireless

Ars Technica has published an interesting report about WiGig and how it compares with Wi-Fi wireless standards. WiGig operates on the unlicensed 60GHz spectrum and is capable of data transfer speeds

Broadcom expects 802.11ac Gigabit Wireless to ship 2H 2012

Communications chip maker Broadcom thinks that gigabit Wi-Fi in the form of 802.11ac will start shipping as early as next year. At more than three times the 300 Mbps bandwidth delivered by most

Gigabit Wi-Fi could arrive as early as mid-2012

The Wireless Gigabit Alliance has announced progress toward the creation of short-range Wi-Fi technology operating at 60GHz. According to the Alliance, version 1.1 of the WiGig specification, which

Next-gen wireless spec features multi-gigabit networking

The Wireless Gigabit (WiGig) Alliance has published the initial specification of its ultra-fast wireless technology that can theoretically achieve data rates of up to 7Gbps by tapping into unlicensed

New multi-gigabit wireless specification targeted for year end

A total of eighteen companies have banded together to create the next multi-gigabit wireless standard. Calling themselves the Gigabit Wireless Alliance (WiGig), the group includes the likes of