Colin Neagle

Assistant Community Editor

Colin Neagle manages blogs for Network World, including but not limited to those published on the Cisco Subnet, Microsoft Subnet, and Open Source Subnet. He also writes feature articles and blog posts about emerging technologies, among other things, and he usually doesn't write about himself in the third person, so please don't judge him by this bio.


Apple Pay won't replace your wallet any time soon

Apple Pay won't replace your wallet any time soon

The ability to make purchases with Apple Pay in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus might be useful, but it's not likely to make the wallet obsolete.

City rejects Comcast, but resistance is futile

City rejects Comcast, but resistance is futile

Worcester, Massachusetts, is fighting a losing battle against Comcast's plan to take over its cable and internet customers.

Flight attendants try to reinstate FAA's ban on mobile devices during takeoff

Flight attendants try to reinstate FAA's ban on mobile devices during takeoff

Despite their best efforts, it looks like flight attendants will have to deal with the fact that we're going to use our phones during takeoff and landing.

Who's to blame for Snapchat's massive nude photo leak?

Who's to blame for Snapchat's massive nude photo leak?

It didn't take long for the finger-pointing to start after photos and images of more than 200,000 Snapchat users were leaked to the web this week.

AT&T jabs Verizon for Redbox Instant failure, but misses on net neutrality

AT&T jabs Verizon for Redbox Instant failure, but misses on net neutrality

An AT&T exec tried to frame a recent Verizon loss as a knock against net neutrality, but he only succeeded in kicking Verizon while it's down.

How the Hong Kong protests can impact the Internet of Things

How the Hong Kong protests can impact the Internet of Things

FireChat, the communication app of choice among Hong Kong protesters, is shedding light on mesh networking's potential benefit for the Internet of Things.

Secret ad beacon network uncovered, shut down in New York City

Secret ad beacon network uncovered, shut down in New York City

The discovery of secret beacons installed in New York City pay phone booths opens up some questions.

Dubai police to use Google Glass for facial recognition

Dubai police to use Google Glass for facial recognition

Despite Google's best efforts to keep facial recognition away from Glass, the two technologies are finding a way to work together.

10 creepy mobile apps that make spying easier

10 creepy mobile apps that make spying easier

This week, the U.S. Justice Department indicted the CEO of StealthGenie on charges that the company's apps violate federal laws against invading others' privacy, an arrest the government has called the first of its kind....

What is Ello? A social network with a terrible business plan

What is Ello? A social network with a terrible business plan

This is why you've been hearing so much about Ello, and why you might not hear much of it in the future.

Google withdraws from conservative lobbyist service ALEC, citing climate change

Google withdraws from conservative lobbyist service ALEC, citing climate change

Google's Eric Schmidt has denounced the controversial group for its stance on renewable energy.

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