Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

Who should lead the push for IoT security?

Predictive maintenance via IoT offers big upsides, but few easy wins

Predictive maintenance via IoT offers big upsides, but few easy wins

While the flagship application of enterprise internet of things is undeniably valuable, effective predictive maintenance still takes hard work.

Congress fights for additional Wi-Fi spectrum

Congress fights for additional Wi-Fi spectrum

Wi-Fi could benefit from additional wireless spectrum currently set aside for connected cars, but the FCC initiative to grab it faces hurdles from a Congressional committee and the Department of Transportation.

IoT roundup: IoT shifts focus to SMBs, standards movement and the sea

IoT roundup: IoT shifts focus to SMBs, standards movement and the sea

The internet of things for small businesses gets a bounce thanks to Arduino and Sprint, potential movement towards standards-based IoT emerges and catching some IoT news from the sea.

Wi-Fi 6 is slowly gathering steam

Wi-Fi 6 is slowly gathering steam

There’s a lot to look forward to about 802.11ax, aka Wi-Fi 6, just don’t expect it to be a top-to-bottom revolution in 2020.

Industrial Internet Consortium teams up with blockchain-focused security group

Industrial Internet Consortium teams up with blockchain-focused security group

A merger between a prominent industrial IoT umbrella group and a blockchain-centered corporate membership program highlights a new focus on bringing finished IoT solutions to market.

 IoT roundup: Quantifying growth,  medical imaging and 5G (have you heard of it?)

IoT roundup: Quantifying growth, medical imaging and 5G (have you heard of it?)

As 2020 approaches, we look at quantifying trends and ROI around the internet of things, an advance in medical imaging tech and bringing another type of network to the IoT game.

5G in 2020: Still just a private party

5G in 2020: Still just a private party

Mobile operators and their suppliers are hyping up 5G technology for the coming year, but general availability is still years away.

Verizon, Amazon team to offer 5G edge cloud computing via AWS Wavelength

Verizon, Amazon team to offer 5G edge cloud computing via AWS Wavelength

It’s the edge without the need for edge hardware, according to Verizon and Amazon, but limited 5G coverage will stall availability.

Amazon joins the quantum computing crowd with Braket testbed

Amazon joins the quantum computing crowd with Braket testbed

The newest part of AWS’ huge public-cloud ecosystem is Braket, a way for companies to experiment with quantum computing without having to own quantum computers.

IoT in 2020: The awkward teenage years

IoT in 2020: The awkward teenage years

The internet of things will see more growth in 2020, along with more growing pains - security, lack of complete solutions

Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

Forrester: Edge computing is about to bloom

2020 is set to be a “breakout year” for edge computing technology, according to the latest research from Forrester Research

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