Jon Gold

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

Tor hints at possible U.S. government involvement in recent attack

Stanford researchers show off blueprint for self-healing lithium battery

Carbon nanospheres protect lithium anodes.

Qualcomm: Interoperability, community keys to wearable technology success

Speaking at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York on Thursday, Chandhok said that designs have focused on a simplified gadget-to-cloud model that, while impressive, creates headaches for users. He compared it to a connected home system...

Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

Wearables will make first breakthrough in enterprise, panelists say

Fitbits and smart watches and Google Glass are all well and good, but the most meaningful early use of wearable technology will happen in industrial and enterprise settings, according to experts on a Wednesday panel discussion at the...

Pebble: Next-gen wearables will require new tech, also your personal data

Pebble: Next-gen wearables will require new tech, also your personal data

Myriam Joire, Pebble’s chief product evangelist, delivered a keynote address Wednesday at the Wearable Tech Expo in New York. She said that battery, display and input technology would be keys to making future smart watches and other...


Verizon amps FiOS upload speeds for all residential customers

Residential consumers of Verizon’s FiOS Internet service will see their upload speeds boosted to match their download speeds, the telecom company announced today.

MIT may have just solved all your data center network lag issues

New Fastpass system opts for counter-intuitive central processing architecture.

It’s alive: New supercomputer reborn from old supercomputer parts

Older system rides again at Carnegie Mellon University.

MIT invents T-1000 robot precursor technology, may have doomed us all

Whose side are these people on?!

Bell Labs claims new speed record over regular old copper wiring

Bell Labs claims new speed record over regular old copper wiring

10Gbps speed reached using experimental new protocol.

Yahoo, you’re dead! 8 services in Yahoo’s graveyard

More casualties of Yahoo’s attempts to narrow the focus

Thieves steal 40,000 gadgets from Samsung factory in Brazil

A multi-million-dollar robbery sees truckloads of phones, tablets and laptops stolen.

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