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.


Hacking Slack to keep your house in order

Hacking Slack to keep your house in order

A few hacks to integrate Slack with Find My iPhone for iOS, Google Calendar, and other apps to organize your personal life.

U.S. intelligence chief touts IoT as a spying opportunity

U.S. intelligence chief touts IoT as a spying opportunity

U.S. director of national intelligence James Clapper recently acknowledged that government surveillance can use the Internet of Things (IoT) for spying.

Netflix tags in PayPal to cut off VPN users, but will it work?

Netflix tags in PayPal to cut off VPN users, but will it work?

PayPal reportedly announced that it will stop processing payments to VPN services, which many use to access Netflix movies and TV shows that are blocked in their region as a result of copyright restrictions.

3D printing to make NFL debut at Super Bowl 50

3D printing to make NFL debut at Super Bowl 50

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis is using a 3D-printed sleeve to protect his surgically repaired broken arm so he can play in Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos.

How Sigfox plans to spread its low-power IoT network across the U.S.

How Sigfox plans to spread its low-power IoT network across the U.S.

French IoT network company Sigfox plans to expand to 10 U.S. cities in the first quarter of 2016 alone. Here's how they plan to get it done.

How long will consumers put up with the IoT's failures?

How long will consumers put up with the IoT's failures?

At CES, experts warn that interoperability, networking, and cybersecurity issues could threaten the potential of the Internet of Things.

CES 2016: FCC Chairman Wheeler predicts an 'extravaganza' at wireless spectrum auction

CES 2016: FCC Chairman Wheeler predicts an 'extravaganza' at wireless spectrum auction

Speaking at CES 2016, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed confidence in the upcoming wireless spectrum auction.

CES 2016: When will we see the real 5G?

CES 2016: When will we see the real 5G?

At CES 2016 this week, a panel of experts said we likely won't see real 5G deployments until at least 2020.

CES 2016: Why the IoT needs fiber-optic broadband to succeed

CES 2016: Why the IoT needs fiber-optic broadband to succeed

At CES 2016, a panel of experts explained how fiber-optic broadband will become a necessity as the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart home grow.

CES 2016: Auto industry faces challenges adopting connected car, autonomous driving technology

CES 2016: Auto industry faces challenges adopting connected car, autonomous driving technology

Connected car and autonomous driving technology represent huge opportunities for the auto industry. They also come with huge challenges.

Best of CES 2016 in pictures: The year IoT took over

Best of CES 2016 in pictures: The year IoT took over

The best of CES 2016 in pictures, featuring a whole lot of IoT, smart home, and wearable technology.

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