Tech giants ally on home networking

The Digital Home Working Group, whose members include Microsoft, Sony and Intel, will harmonize efforts on wireless networking of consumer electronics devices, PCs and mobile gadgets in the home. [CNET News.com Personal Technology]

“There is a dearth of connectivity capabilities between consumer electronics and PC products,” said Stephen Baker, an analyst with NPD Techworld. “Getting these companies together to talk to one another and hash out which standards they want to support will certainly help get things moving towards networked products.”

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