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WaveLAN: the tech that brought Wi-Fi to the world

One of the founding fathers, Bruce Tuch, discusses the journey from the Dutch-developed WaveLAN to the globally recognized Wi-Fi.

Headlines

Qutech and co want to quantum-connect the Randstad
Neways acquiesces to automotive angst, axes 250
Academic Startup Competition announces its top 10
Ebusco and Rocsys link up for automated bus depots
Applied Materials bumps ASML back to runner-up in semi equipment market
Fastned lands France and €17M for further growth

A new era of spectrum use thanks to AI and SDR

A team of Imec researchers, together with scientists from Rutgers University, have participated in the finals of the Darpa Spectrum Collaboration Challenge. Their idea: using AI to teach wireless devices to avoid spectral collisions.

In other news

TSMC adds 8,000 jobs as it focuses on 3nm and beyond (Techspot)
Hyundai develops noise canceling for electric vehicles (Futurecar)
Bill Gates: “Windows Mobile would have beaten Android without antitrust woes” (The Verge)

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