How a meeting with Steve Jobs in 1998 gave birth to Wi-Fi

On April 20 1998 executives from Apple and Lucent Technologies met in Cupertino to discuss an exotic and revolutionary new technology called Wireless LAN. At the meeting were Steve Jobs, Lucent’s CEO at the time Rich McGinn, Cees Links also of Lucent at the time, and a dozen other execs from both sides. In retrospect that meeting marked the birth of Wi-Fi as we know it today.
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