Bob Brown

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. Email me at bbrown@nww.com with story tips or comments on this post. No need to follow up on PR pitches via email or phone (I read my emails and will be in touch if interested, thanks)

Small Cell Forum seeks advice from large enterprises

How to make Fully Homomorphic Encryption

How to make Fully Homomorphic Encryption "practical and usable"

Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) for years has been a promising approach to protecting data while it’s being computed on, but making it fast enough and easy enough to use has been a challenge.

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Cranking up the processors; 3D cameras; $1K-plus price

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Cranking up the processors; 3D cameras; $1K-plus price

With iPhone 8 A11 processors reportedly in production, the next great Apple smartphone is starting to feel more real. This and other scuttlebutt in this week's iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup

SNL one step ahead of Amazon with Echo Silver

In SNL spoof, Amazon and AARP team to address senior citizens' most pressing digital assistant needs with Echo Silver

You really should know what the Andrew File System is

You really should know what the Andrew File System is

It's a good bet that most cloud computing devotees have no idea what the Andrew File System (AFS) is, though this foundation technology just earned its creators a major Association for Computing Machinery award and accompanying $35K...

Staples hires its very first CISO

Staples hires its very first CISO

Staples has hired its first chief information security officer (CISO), a key new member of the office supply giant's team that combines traditional IT and digital transformation.

Getting a jump on private LTE networks

Getting a jump on private LTE networks

Federated Wireless, Lemko join forces on CBRS wireless networks for private LTE

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Tim Cook cites rumors; LTE shortfall; envisioning a function area

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Tim Cook cites rumors; LTE shortfall; envisioning a function area

If you think you’re sick of the iPhone 8 rumors, pity Apple CEO Tim Cook, who acknowledged during a Q&A following the company’s earnings results announcement this past week that “earlier and much more frequent reports about future...

Boring old enterprise vendors pay interns well

Boring old enterprise vendors pay interns well

Snagging an internship at Amazon, Apple, Facebook or Google is certainly reason for celebration, but interns can also fare pretty darn well at enterprise-oriented vendors such as Juniper Networks, VMware and Salesforce.com.

Microsoft Research boss headed back to academia

Microsoft Research boss headed back to academia

Columbia University has announced that Jeannette Wing, who has led Microsoft Research since the start of 2013, will be circling back to the world of academia in July as director of Columbia’s Data Science Institute and professor of...

Social media breaks more common among teens than you might think

Social media breaks more common among teens than you might think

I did wonder whether my youngest teenage son would return from a recent week-long service trip on which electronic devices were banned quivering from some sort of social media withdrawal, but he survived just fine and the salmon in...

Verizon.net email addresses are going away — here are 4 alternatives

Verizon.net email addresses are going away — here are 4 alternatives

Verizon has begun warning customers that it’s getting out of the email game and that you need to act soon if you want to keep your Verizon.net email address. Or, you could consider switching to another email service, and here are some...

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