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.

iPhone 7 rumor rollup: Amazing camera is pictured; Showtime at Apple?

6 Techiest Commercials from Super Bowl 50

6 Techiest Commercials from Super Bowl 50

In between the booze (Budweiser), cars (Buick, Audi, etc.) and food (Doritos, Coke, etc.) commercials during the Super Bowl 50 broadcast will be a fair representation by tech companies large and relatively unknown.  MORE: 12...

Luna-tics rejoice! Alberto Luna goes back-to-back as Installer of the Year

Luna-tics rejoice! Alberto Luna goes back-to-back as Installer of the Year

Alberto Luna goes back-to-back, winning the 2016 BICSI Winter Conference Cabling Skills Challenge in Orlando

In search of IBM Verse

In search of IBM Verse

It’s been almost exactly 10 months since IBM formally launched its analytics-infused messaging system called Verse, and while the company’s announcement of “software for a new way to work” generated a relatively positive blast of...

How end-user guilt inspires IBM to improve your email experience

How end-user guilt inspires IBM to improve your email experience

A massive transformation is underway at IBM involving "a very maniacal focus on design" across its enterprise social and other products.

10 of today's really cool network & IT research projects

10 of today's really cool network & IT research projects

New enterprise and consumer network technologies are coming fast and furious these days via well-heeled startups, and yes, even from more established tech players. But further back in the pipeline, in the research labs of universities...

Forget Super Bowl 50: Let's crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

Forget Super Bowl 50: Let's crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

It's time to roll up your sleeves, de-fog your goggles, climb your ladder and get ready for the 9th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge next week in Orlando, where the Installer of the Year will be crowned and awarded a $5K prize...

Microsoft VP: And another thing about Surface tablet issues during AFC Championship game...

Microsoft VP: And another thing about Surface tablet issues during AFC Championship game...

Let's hope we don't have 2 full weeks of Microsoft Surface tablet talk leading up to the Super Bowl, but a company executive on Tuesday fired off a blog post to assure one and all that the problems that New England Patriots coaches...

NFL comes to Microsoft's defense over tablet troubles

NFL comes to Microsoft's defense over tablet troubles

The National Football League has come to the defense of Microsoft a day after the company took a beating online for a snafu involving its Surface tablets on the New England Patriots' sideline during the AFC Championship game in Denver....

Best iPhone 7 concept designs of 2016 so far

Best iPhone 7 concept designs of 2016 so far

Apple iPhone fans have barely had a chance to snuggle up to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and already the iPhone 7 concept designs are spilling forth. Here's a look at some of the nicer ones.

As much as we Patriots fans would like to blame the Microsoft Surface...

As much as we Patriots fans would like to blame the Microsoft Surface...

Yeah, Microsoft Surface tablets were unusable for New England Patriots coaches for a spell, but that's not why the Denver Broncos won.

Here's how to get a free Microsoft Surface Pro power cord replacement

Here's how to get a free Microsoft Surface Pro power cord replacement

Microsoft has announced a voluntary replacement program for all Surface Pro tablet AC power cords sold before March 15, 2015 in the United States and Canada, and before July 15, 2015 in other markets.

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