Chris Nerney

Writer

Christopher Nerney is a freelance technology writer living in upstate New York. Chris began his writing career in newspapers before joining Network World in 1996. He went on to become executive editor of several IT management sites for internet.com, including Datamation and eSecurity Planet. Chris is a regular blogger at ITworld, where he has written about tech business and now writes about science/tech research. Chris also covers big data and analytics as a freelancer for Data Informed. When he’s not writing, editing or spending time with his wife and three children, Chris performs original music and covers in bars, coffeehouses and on the streets around Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Are Tesla’s Dojo supercomputer claims valid?

Wi-Fi 7 is coming, and Intel makes it sound great

The next generation of Wi-Fi is at least three years off, but Intel predicts it will be up to five times faster

Don’t let subdomains sink your security

Don’t let subdomains sink your security

Subdomain takeover is a DNS problem that can hurt the credibility of your organization, and too many enterprises let it continue.

Department of Defense works to integrate battlefield intel networks

Department of Defense works to integrate battlefield intel networks

The goal of the DoD'S Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) initiative is a concept quite familiar to enterprise IT pros: wholly integrated networks that are fast, reliable, flexible, scalable, and secure.

Experimental Morpheus CPU is ‘mind-bogglingly terrible’ to crack

Experimental Morpheus CPU is ‘mind-bogglingly terrible’ to crack

Researchers say their Morpheus processor changes its underlying implementation hundreds of times per second, giving attackers a very small time window to create and execute exploits.

Could antiferromagnetic chips replace silicon?

Could antiferromagnetic chips replace silicon?

Attractive properties of antiferromagnetic memory would include greater density of transistors than silicon provides and be immune to magnets erasing data.

The timeline for quantum computing is getting shorter

The timeline for quantum computing is getting shorter

New financial-trading algorithms promise quantum-computer performance improvements over classical computers within 5-10 years rather than 10-20.

Next-gen networks: Feds have cash for good ideas

Next-gen networks: Feds have cash for good ideas

The National Science foundation will be doling out research dollars for innovations in software-defined networking, network function virtualization, cloud computing, analytics, more.

Wi-Fi in 2025: It could be watching your every move

Wi-Fi in 2025: It could be watching your every move

The IEEE is working on a standard that could enable Wi-Fi to track you through walls, right down to what you’re typing on the keyboard.

5G research by DARPA will lead to commercial applications

5G research by DARPA will lead to commercial applications

5G has a wealth of features suitable for Department of Defense uses, but its vulnerability to cyber attack calls for bulletproof security.

Researchers: Quantum computers can reason

Researchers: Quantum computers can reason

Like humans, quantum computers can make decisions even in the face of incomplete data and uncertainty.

6G: Vast and mysterious promises

6G: Vast and mysterious promises

6G wireless may be a decade away, but it’s already expected to support terabit speeds, power mobile devices, and enable mobile holograms.

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