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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#933 “Bluetooth 5” spec coming next week with 2x more range and 4x better speed
Bluetooth 5.0, the latest version of the ubiquitous wireless standard, is set to be announced on June 16, according to an e-mail sent by Bluetooth SIG Executive Director Mark Powell.

The update will apparently be called "Bluetooth 5" without a point number in an effort to "[simplify] marketing." It's primarily of interest because the update promises to double the range and quadruple the speed of Bluetooth 4.2. It also adds "significantly more capacity to advertising transmissions," which is more exciting than it sounds because it doesn't necessarily have anything to do with what you normally think of when you think of "advertising."
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#934 Mozilla will fund code audits for open source software
#933 “Bluetooth 5” spec coming next week with 2x more range and 4x better speed
#932 Lurk Banker trojan: Exclusively for Russia
#931 JIGSAW crypto-ransomware turns customer-centric, uses chat for ransom attempts
#930 Ransomware dominates the threat landscape
#929 Symantec: Latest intelligence for May 2016
#928 An interview with the Russian hacker probably selling your password right now
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