Sveasoft has released its Talisman/Basic firmware as free public firmware. Versions are available for router from ASUS, Buffalo Technology, Linksys, and Netgear. The firmware can be downloaded from here.
The Bluetooth SIG announced the formation of the Bluetooth Smart Mesh Working Group
The WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure (WAPI) "standard" won't die:WAPI is a homegrown, proprietary encryption and authentication solution developed in part by the Chinese computer industry and in part by military- and government-controlled entities. WAPI has been slapped around by the ISO, in part because China's industry won't publish the spec. Problematic. A few years ago, WAPI was going to be required for all equipment sold in China, but high-level Bush administration negotiation apparently squashed that plan.