Bob Brown

Secure, Cloud-enabled, Software-Defined News Editor-as-a-service

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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20 best new iPhone, iPad games

20 best new iPhone, iPad games

Disney, Marvell, arcades, rabbits and more will entertain you on your iPhone smartphone or iPad tablet.

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Smart Connector no-show; what the latest leaked images suggest

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Smart Connector no-show; what the latest leaked images suggest

Perhaps we should have taken a week off from the iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup and given Google its chance to shine during the week of its Google I/O conference in Mountain View, where the latest Android this and that will be touted. But the...

Texting while driving messes with your sixth sense, Texas researchers say

Texting while driving messes with your sixth sense, Texas researchers say

Researchers from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) say drivers are more distracted when they text than when they are being absent minded or are upset while behind the wheel.

3 interesting wireless networking research projects

3 interesting wireless networking research projects

Here's a quick look at three academic research projects that explore existing and future uses of wireless networking technology

Geeky ways to celebrate Friday the 13th

Geeky ways to celebrate Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th comes only once in 2016 – make the most of it.

iPhone Rumor Rollup: Things You Can't Live Without; New life for headphone jack; battery booster

iPhone Rumor Rollup: Things You Can't Live Without; New life for headphone jack; battery booster

Latest Apple iPhone 7 rumors include a bigger battery, and perhaps a second life fore the 3.5mm headphone jack. Plus, CEO Tim Cook promises amazing things

Star Wars Day special:

Star Wars Day special: "Jedi" jumps in job descriptions since Force Awakens released

The term Jedi has become an exceedingly common term in job titles and descriptions since Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted, according to jobs site Indeed on this Star Wars Day (May 4th)

Cisco's John Chambers shares Top 7 Mistakes Enterprises Make While Talking Drones

Cisco's John Chambers shares Top 7 Mistakes Enterprises Make While Talking Drones

It looks as though Cisco Executive Chairman John Chambers is really getting into this commercial drone stuff.

4 IT companies allowed to use commercial drones

4 IT companies allowed to use commercial drones

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted approval for more than 5,000 so-called Section 333 exemptions to operate commercial drones over the past year, and among those getting the go ahead are familiar names in the enterprise...

Coolest drone projects at big enterprise IT companies

Coolest drone projects at big enterprise IT companies

Cisco, AT&T, IBM and Microsoft are among the big enterprise IT companies with drone-related projects underway.

Commercial drones gaining altitude with top IT vendors

Commercial drones gaining altitude with top IT vendors

Enterprise IT vendors didn't have much to say about commercial drones just 18 months ago, but now Cisco, AT&T, Verizon and others are making their moves.

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