Jon Gold

Staff Writer

Jon covers open-source, mobile, network managment and partridges in pear trees for Network World. Get at him via email or Twitter.


Browser vulnerability caps rough few months for Android security

Browser vulnerability caps rough few months for Android security

It has been a summer of discontent for the Android security community, as a host of vulnerabilities large and small has arisen to plague the world’s most popular mobile OS. The revelation this week of a cross-site scripting flaw in...

Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen, the company’s in-house mobile operating system.

Big alternatives to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Big alternatives to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Welcome to the big-phone party, Apple.

First Look: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

A glimpse at Apple's much-anticipated new iPhones

Riverbed teases with free SteelStore offering

Sweetens the pot with half a year of 8TB/month Amazon S3 at no cost.

Open-source player-tracking project kicks off

In-the-works player tracking system powered by open-source.

Reddit, Mozilla, Imgur and others in slowdown protest over net neutrality rules

Reddit, Mozilla, Imgur and others in slowdown protest over net neutrality rules

A consortium of some of the Internet’s most visited websites, including reddit, Imgur, Wordpress, and Mozilla, will prominently display a spinning red loading icon on Wednesday, September 10, in a protest against planned FCC rules...

First Look: Samsung’s Note 4, VR and more

Samsung packed plenty into the second 2014 edition of its Unpacked event

Linux kernel developer arrested in Russia

Dmitry Monakhov apparently jailed for public protest against Ukraine conflict.

Mapping the cloud: Where does the public cloud actually live?

Mapping the cloud: Where does the public cloud actually live?

A map of the biggest cloud computing data centers in the U.S.

Red Hat CTO abruptly resigns

CTO Brian Stevens is out at Red Hat, according to a curt press release issued by the company Wednesday evening.

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