January 16, 2002
Linux test version gets faster USB
Author: JT Smith
ZDNet: "The faster version 2.0 of the Universal Serial Bus connection technology, the center of some controversy with Windows, has been incorporated into the latest test version of Linux. Linus Torvalds, founder and leader of the Linux operating-system project, released version 2.5.2 of the 'kernel,' or core software, Monday, including initial support for USB 2.0." Read more here.