A techie's guide for voting on new Monopoly game tokens

A techie's guide for voting on new Monopoly game tokens

Hasbro is giving Monopoly fans a choice of going old school, very old school or new school in an online vote to determine which tokens will come standard with a new version of the game hitting shelves in August.

01/12/17

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Stainless steel, India standing tough & really going wireless

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: Stainless steel, India standing tough & really going wireless

Enough of the iPhone 10th anniversary celebrations: It's time to channel our collective Apple watching energies into iPhone 8 (not to mention possible iPhone 7s and 7s Plus editions).

01/10/17

Highest paying jobs in the U.S. -- techies take backseat to medical pros

Highest paying jobs in the U.S. -- techies take backseat to medical pros

LinkedIn Tuesday published its list of the top 20 highest paying jobs (median base salary as reported to LinkedIn Salary) in the United States, and the medical/healthcare field dominates.

01/10/17

How Network World covered the original iPhone announcement from Jan. 9, 2007

How Network World covered the original iPhone announcement from Jan. 9, 2007

While Network World writes a lot more about Apple these days than we did 10 years ago, we didn't skip over the original iPhone announcement on Jan. 9, 2007.

01/09/17

Watch Steve Jobs crack up crowd in revealing original iPhone 10 years ago

Watch Steve Jobs crack up crowd in revealing original iPhone 10 years ago

Apple CEO Steve Jobs had the MacWorld crowd eating out of his hand and yukking it up when he introduced the first iPhone 10 years ago this Jan. 9.

01/08/17

Hottest Enterprise Networking & IT Startups of 2017

Hottest Enterprise Networking & IT Startups of 2017

So many cool networking and IT startups, so little time to write about them all. One way that we at least acknowledge their presence, however, is by running this interactive timeline of funding announcements. Check back frequently to...

01/05/17

6 must-see techie TED talks

6 must-see techie TED talks

TED ended its year by picking its top 10 TED Talks for the year, and we'll start 2017 off by selecting a handful of techie ones we figure might be of particular interest to Network World readers.

01/04/17

Mous Limitless iPhone case: Fashionably sturdy & functional

Mous Limitless iPhone case: Fashionably sturdy & functional

Mous Limitless iPhone case, funded via Indiegogo campaign, combines style and sturdiness

01/03/17

Top 10 Ethical Dilemmas & Policy Issues in Science & Tech

Top 10 Ethical Dilemmas & Policy Issues in Science & Tech

You think you have problems? Sure you do, but pity those in science and technology tasked with advancing artificial intelligence, drones and healthcare methods that are fraught with peril despite potentially huge benefits. The...

01/03/17

Apple watcher Gene Munster & team about to get hands-on as VCs

Apple watcher Gene Munster & team about to get hands-on as VCs

Gene Munster, one of the most watched Apple watchers as a research analyst at Piper Jaffray, has now started a venture capital fund that promises to invest in exactly the sorts of startups Apple and its competitors are likely to buy.

01/03/17

Facebook gets 2017 tech industry Year in Apologies rolling

Facebook gets 2017 tech industry Year in Apologies rolling

No sooner had we put our list of 2016's Sorriest Tech Companies to bed than Facebook rang in the new year with a fresh apology -- for blocking an Italian writer from using a photo of a well-known statue of nude sea god Neptune found...

01/03/17

Apple shortens annual iTunes Connect holiday shutdown

Apple shortens annual iTunes Connect holiday shutdown

Apple has alerted app developers that it will not be accepting new app or app update submissions from Dec. 23-27, so the clock is ticking...

12/22/16

2017 tech outlook -- and saving predictions from the digital dustbin

2017 tech outlook -- and saving predictions from the digital dustbin

A chatbot onslaught in the enterprise and the cranking up of the 5G wireless hype machine are expected in 2017.

12/21/16

2016: The year in tech companies' public apologies

2016: The year in tech companies' public apologies

Google, Microsoft, HP, T-Mobile, Facebook and pretty much every other big name in tech was forced to issue a public apology or more during the year, as public relations pros earned their money (or not) to salvage their employer or...

12/20/16

UNH InterOperability Lab fostering even more IoT togetherness

UNH InterOperability Lab fostering even more IoT togetherness

While the Internet of Things has started to become useful, many are still freaked out about devices not working well together and becoming security liabilities. The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory will attempt...

12/14/16

WIth Apple CEO Tim Cook on board, MIT pulls off first 2017 commencement speaker coup

WIth Apple CEO Tim Cook on board, MIT pulls off first 2017 commencement speaker coup

MIT, which not surprisingly has a good track record of securing techie leaders for its commencement speakers, has signed on Apple CEO Tim Cook to do the honors on June 9, 2017.

12/13/16

DNS provider ChangeIP cites MySQL database crash for days-long outage

DNS provider ChangeIP cites MySQL database crash for days-long outage

ChangeIP, which refers to itself as a "rockstar, low-cost and high-touch web host," has hit a sour note with customers over the past few days as a result of a major outage.

12/13/16

Apache Zeppelin open-source analytics startup reveals new name, fresh funding

Apache Zeppelin open-source analytics startup reveals new name, fresh funding

The team behind the Apache Zeppelin open-source notebook for big data analytics visualization has renamed itself ZEPL and announced $4.1M in Series A funding.

12/08/16

Facebook, Google, World Wide Technology near top of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2017 list

Facebook, Google, World Wide Technology near top of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2017 list

Depending up on how loosely I define "enterprise technology vendor," I'd say about a third of the 2017 Glassdoor Best Places to Work in the U.S. list consists of companies that supply IT professionals and those they support.

12/06/16

What were the best tech-themed songs of 2016?

What were the best tech-themed songs of 2016?

The Best Songs of the Year lists are flooding the Internet these days, with music watchers from NME to Rolling Stone to Fuse sharing their picks. But what about the best technology-themed songs of 2016?

12/06/16

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