Bob Brown

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.

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Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Sarah Silverman becoming go-to tech pitchwoman

Comedian Sarah Silverman adds T-Mobile to tech pitch list with new Super Bowl XLIX commercial.

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

Tech conference in Middle of Nowhere attracts John McAfee, Atari founder & more

For a guy whose well-documented arrests and escapades in Central America in recent years alternately confused and fascinated tech industry watchers, John McAfee's headlining appearance at an upcoming conference in Alabama that gets...

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

Network Engineer cracks Best Jobs in America for 2015 list

If you're reading this blog post on Network World, there's a good chance you're in a hot job market. Glassdoor, the jobs and career marketplace that recently scored $70M in venture funding, has released its list of the 25 Best Jobs in...

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

Sorry Buddy: One Tech Company Super Bowl XLIX Commercial That Won't Air

In rounding up the techiest Super Bowl XLIX commercials for you yesterday I saw a mention that web site domain provider Go Daddy was going to rely on scantily clad women as well as animals to spread its message during the game. Little...

FCC calls blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots

FCC calls blocking of personal Wi-Fi hotspots "disturbing trend"

The FCC on Tuesday warned that it will no longer tolerate hotels, convention centers or others to intentional interfere with personal Wi-Fi hotspots.

Apple iOS 8.1.3 upgrade won't suck up your storage

Apple iOS 8.1.3 upgrade won't suck up your storage

Apple on Tuesday issued its first iOS software update for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices, promising bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements.

Super Bowl XLIX’s techiest commercials

Super Bowl XLIX’s techiest commercials

T-Mobile, BMW, Coke and Bud Light get geeky.

13 geeky SkyMall catalog treasures you can’t live without!

13 geeky SkyMall catalog treasures you can’t live without!

You might want to act now given SkyMall’s financial situation.

Smartphones, tablets & eBay send SkyMall to Chapter 11

Smartphones, tablets & eBay send SkyMall to Chapter 11

Quirky airline catalog SkyMall's parent company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Hottest Enterprise Network & Computing Startups of 2015

Coming off a huge year in venture capital investing, the bar has been set high for 2015. But network and computing startups, focused in areas such as the cloud, security and mobile, promise to reap big dollars from investors this year...

10 cool network and computing research projects

10 cool network and computing research projects

If you think the latest enterprise and consumer network and computer technologies rolling into your data center and being snuck into your offices by end users are advanced, wait until you see what's cooking in the labs at universities...

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