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.

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FAA deems Amazon delivery drones 'airworthy,' with heavy regulations

FAA deems Amazon delivery drones 'airworthy,' with heavy regulations

A new certificate means the FAA will allow Amazon to test drones, but a drone delivery program still appears to be a work in progress.

Another Bitcoin robbery: Evolution drug market closes, taking $11.7 million

In what appears to be a Mt. Gox-style demise, the internet's largest black market has shut down and its creators are believed to have taken their users' Bitcoins with them.

March Madness 2015: Cool apps, alternative brackets, and tools to win your pool

March Madness 2015: Cool apps, alternative brackets, and tools to win your pool

How to stream NCAA tournament games, mobile apps for keeping up with your bracket, and some online tools and resources to help you win your bracket pool.

A visual history of Microsoft's Internet Explorer

A visual history of Microsoft's Internet Explorer

The rise and demise of Internet Explorer, the once-dominant web browser.

Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

Experts recommend fighting back against CryptoWall and other ransomware, but for many the $500 ransom is a small price to pay.

Some cybercriminals are improving customer service for their victims

Some cybercriminals are improving customer service for their victims

For those behind ransomware scams, customer service is becoming increasingly important.

Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

Solar panels built into smartphone screen to solve the battery-life crisis

A prototype shown at Mobile World Congress 2015 incorporated solar-power technology into a smartphone's touchscreen to make it accessible even after the battery has died.

Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

Ultimate guide to Linux desktop environments

A compilation of one Linux expert's adventures with 10 desktop environments.

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

Wireless carriers aren't complying with cellphone unlocking agreement

The FCC is celebrating wireless carriers for changing course on cellphone unlocking. But are they really?

5 cool ways to give an iOS device a physical keyboard

5 cool ways to give an iOS device a physical keyboard

Face it - typing on a touchscreen just isn't as good as a physical keyboard. Here are some interesting approaches at bringing the physical keyboard to the touchscreen world.

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

How will the Apple Watch succeed where Android Wear has struggled?

Given how slow the rest of the smartwatch market has grown, can the Apple Watch meet its high expectations?

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