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  • Mojix using virtualisation to cut RFID cost for inventory management

    RFID reader manufacturer Mojix is turning to virtualization to boost the performance of its long-range passive RFID system, used in manufacturing and retail inventory management.

  • CSI technology to do "Rapid DNA" tests

    Using a portable kit to be able to quickly analyse human DNA collected in the field for investigative and forensics purposes has been a long-time dream for the FBI, law enforcement and the US Department of Defense (DoD).

  • RFID tags triple range in a building duct

    A research team at North Carolina State University has used a building ventilation duct to at least triple the normal distance that radio waves emitted from passive RFID tags can travel over open space.

  • Motorola unveils next generation rugged handheld

    Motorola has unveiled a new rugged enterprise digital assistant designed to capitalise on its success in the handheld computer sector, at a time when the future of its consumer handset division remains uncertain.

  • Microsoft readies BizTalk upgrade

    After a lengthy beta period, Microsoft is finally set to commence shipping BizTalk Server 2009 on Monday.

  • RFID hack details made public

    Transport users could be shown ways to travel on underground systems for free, thanks to an open source project that has built on the work of the scientists who cracked the algorithm of the Mifare Classic chip used in access control systems.

  • Samsung to embed RFID chips in phones

    Samsung has developed an RFID chip it hopes will turn mobile phones into more useful tools able to automatically extract information from a range of products.

  • McAfee predicts rapid malware evolution

    The latest research report from McAfee has painted a frightening picture for enterprise IT administrators, predicting a rapid maturation of cybercrime and the technological means being used to carry out attacks.

  • Intel to ship compact RFID reader chip

    Intel has launched a cheap, compressed chip that it said could cut the cost of buying and using radio frequency identification (RFID) readers.

  • UK biometric passports succumb to hack

    A security expert has cracked one of the U.K.'s new biometric passports, embarrassing the British government which has touted as a way of cutting down cross-border crime and illegal immigration.

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