September 10, 2001

Intel apologizes for Bluetooth gaffe

Author: JT Smith

The Register: "In an email circulated to Bluetooth SIG members, Maloney now explains: "Unfortunately, the reporter
did not grasp that I was addressing a common mis-perception [sic] that the Bluetooth specification
competes with 802.11b as a wireless networking technology (Bluetooth wireless is not a WLAN). Intel
believes the Bluetooth specification and 802.11b are complementary technologies that address
different wireless needs and will coexist in many environments)."
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