In Brief: Jan. 29, 2001

NO PETS, NO WIRES The Holiday Inn Wall Street, which already claims to be "New York's most technologically advanced hotel," will shortly become the first hotel in the world equipped with cutting-edge Bluetooth wireless technology. Guests will be able to check in and out, get into their rooms and eat at the in-house restaurant, all using only a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. Not that anybody has one of those yet. But if anyone did, that would be cool.

CONCERTMASTER In the spirit of man's everlasting quest to stuff bigger things into smaller packages, Intel has succeeded in packing 128 MB of memory...

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