Stephen Lawson

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage and networking technologies for the IDG News Service.


How can the Internet have too many routes and not enough addresses?

How can the Internet have too many routes and not enough addresses?

As IPv4 runs out of space, attempts to get around the problem could make things even more complicated

Vehicle-to-vehicle networks could save over 1,000 lives a year, US says

The federal highway-safety agency wants wireless systems to warn drivers before they crash

Compliance, BYOD help drive small-business storage

Both consumers and SMBs bought more external storage in Q2, IDC said

Cisco slashing up to 6,000 jobs

Cisco reorganization will shift more resources into cloud, software and security

Cisco laying off 6,000; Q4 revenue, profit flat in 'tough environment'

Cisco laying off 6,000; Q4 revenue, profit flat in 'tough environment'

Cisco Systems posted fiscal fourth-quarter revenue and earnings that were roughly flat from a year earlier as the company works through what Chairman and CEO John Chambers called “a tough environment.”

IoT is here and there, but not everywhere yet

The Internet of Things is becoming real, but complexity may be holding it back

Coding platform for IoT could bring data-crunching apps online faster

RacoWireless is using standard software tools to help developers connect with any device

T-Mobile could soon be bigger than Sprint

Subscriber gains could make T-Mobile the third-biggest U.S. carrier later this year, a new report says

SSD controllers may run your applications someday

Applications should work more closely with storage, even turning over some CPU work, Samsung says

Marcelo Claure, Softbank's choice to lead Sprint, fits the mold by breaking it

Marcelo Claure, Softbank's choice to lead Sprint, fits the mold by breaking it

Like Softbank's founder, Claure is used to shaking things up

Samsung boosts flash density with 3-bit, 32-layer design

The new technology should help to drive down the cost per bit of NAND

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