Stephen Lawson

Senior U.S. Correspondent

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage, and networking technologies for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.


For a speed boost, Alcatel-Lucent says use both cell and Wi-Fi

The company says it can tie the networks together using only software

Net neutrality could hamper new mobile services, Nokia CEO says

Self-driving cars and home health care services require special treatment, he said

LTE can mooch off of Wi-Fi spectrum with new Qualcomm chipset

The company will demonstrate chipsets for using unlicensed frequencies on an LTE network

HP preps IoT wares to tame energy beasts, like runaway air conditioners

HP aims to build huge IoT systems with carriers, targeting power companies first

Box buys Airpost, a startup that keeps tabs on cloud app use

Airpost says it can turn rogue apps in enterprises into productivity assets

IoT network will look to the skies for better coverage

IoT network will look to the skies for better coverage

Low-power wireless provider Sigfox has joined a satellite venture

Mobile networks limber up for the Internet of Things

Virtualization is expected to help carriers serve new devices and demands

IBM puts software and cloud at the center of storage

The IBM Spectrum Storage strategy embraces multiple vendors and clouds

Cisco posts revenue gains, vows to beat VMware's network software

Sales of Cisco's key products for software-defined networking are growing fast, the company says

Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

The '6-pack' switch design expands on Facebook's Wedge, and both are due to be released through OCP

Wi-Fi backers warn about unlicensed LTE while Ericsson claims speed boost

The Wi-Fi Alliance plans collaboration to make sure Wi-Fi users don't get squeezed out

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