Bob Brown

Secure, Cloud-enabled, Software-Defined News Editor

I work with Network World's writers and editors to identify and publish the best informational and news stories for enterprise IT and networking professionals. Also, I blog about network research from university and vendor research labs, plus work closely with our wireless reporting team on assignments and projects. Best to reach me by email. If you don't hear back from me, it's probably because I forwarded your pitch to a more appropriate contact here.

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: iGPS and an Android Galaxy concept

Geekiest and techiest new Scrabble words

Geekiest and techiest new Scrabble words

The new Collins Official Scrabble Words book is out, and a lot of the new words are technology related.

The CIO as cheerleader/collaborator/therapist/technophile/entrepreneur

The CIO as cheerleader/collaborator/therapist/technophile/entrepreneur

CIOs from Wayfair, Arbella Insurance share career advice and give the inside scoop on using open source, dealing with security threats

Redditors: Mystery startup Narwhal Bacon Box wants to surprise you

Redditors: Mystery startup Narwhal Bacon Box wants to surprise you

A mysterious new business called Narwhal Bacon Box that says it wants to be the Loot Crate for users of the Reddit news aggregator, is set to reveal itself on June 4.

Utah researchers make light-speed computing breakthrough

Utah researchers make light-speed computing breakthrough

University of Utah researchers are touting an engineering breakthrough that they say could have supercomputers working at the speed of light within three years and other computers including mobile devices doing the same sometime after...

Watch intense trailer for new Steve Jobs movie starring Michael Fassbender

Watch intense trailer for new Steve Jobs movie starring Michael Fassbender

The first trailer for the new "Steve Jobs" movie starring Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has hit the web, and it's pretty intense even though it's all dialogue. The film is slated to...

Apple's Tim Cook tells GW grads: Ignore the cynics, change the world like Steve Jobs did

Apple's Tim Cook tells GW grads: Ignore the cynics, change the world like Steve Jobs did

Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the commencement address to the George Washington University Class of 2015 on Sunday, May 17. He reflected on negative and positive influences in his life, from Gov. George Wallace to President Jimmy...

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Camera magic via teeny pixels, plus an

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Camera magic via teeny pixels, plus an "airy" new design

Do you think of your iPhone more as a phone or a camera? The latter might wind up being more true for many if the latest rumors about what Apple will bring to iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 come to fruition.

Beware the ticking Internet of Things security time bomb

Beware the ticking Internet of Things security time bomb

IBM, LogMeIn, IDC and a former RSA CTO debate/discuss the state of Internet of Things security at TIE Startup Con event in Cambridge, Mass., for entrepreneurs and investors.

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Your brain on iPhone 7 and plastic survives

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Your brain on iPhone 7 and plastic survives

Given that Apple sold 61 million iPhones in its most recent quarter and that the iPhone 6 Plus now dominates the U.S. market for phablets with 5.5-inch screens or bigger, you might think Apple could coast for a spell, and that rumors...

Billions of reasons to listen to these Unicorn startup founders

Billions of reasons to listen to these Unicorn startup founders

Unicorns are all the rage these days, and we’re not talking about the ones in fantasy stories or on your kids’ bedspreads. The unicorns that people at events like last week’s TIE Startup Con (formerly TIEcon East) are agog over are...

Google killing PageSpeed website service

Google killing PageSpeed website service

Google has alerted users of its PageSpeed Service for making websites zippier that it will be killing off the tools as of Aug. 3.

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