Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

ITU elects US candidate, quelling concerns about internet fracture

MIT-based startup's cooling tech can cut data center energy costs, footprint

MIT-based startup's cooling tech can cut data center energy costs, footprint

Jetcool says that its use of microconvection enables on-board liquid cooling and makes its devices more effective by a factor of 10, compared to traditional heat sinks or cold plates.

IoT technology is hitting an inflection point for businesses

IoT technology is hitting an inflection point for businesses

New data from Omdia shows that IoT deployments are on the rise, with a strong majority of companies already in the process of deploying IoT technology to enhance their operations.

Digital-twin tech at crux of Schneider Electric's $10.7B deal for Aveva

Digital-twin tech at crux of Schneider Electric's $10.7B deal for Aveva

Schneider touts synergy, reference-agnostic data platforms, but insists that Aveva will continue to operate much as it has in the past.

Former Broadcom engineer gets eight months in prison for trade secrets theft

Former Broadcom engineer gets eight months in prison for trade secrets theft

Peter Kisang Kim admitted to stealing Broadcom data related to its Trident family of network switching and cloud networking chipsets, while working for a Chinese startup.

IBM, Bharti Airtel partner on edge cloud offerings in India

IBM, Bharti Airtel partner on edge cloud offerings in India

The collaboration between IBM and Indian telecom Bharti Airtel will complement 5G, offer new opportunities to use edge compute, and support data sovereignty.

Wi-Fi 7 test tops 5Gbps using Intel, Broadcom equipment

Wi-Fi 7 test tops 5Gbps using Intel, Broadcom equipment

Multivendor testing for Wi-Fi 7 reaches an important milestone.

Medical device vulnerability could let hackers steal Wi-Fi credentials

Medical device vulnerability could let hackers steal Wi-Fi credentials

Vulnerabilities on battery units for medical infusion pump devices made by Baxter could allow for network access, DoS and man-in-the-middle attacks, highlighting IoT security issues and the need to properly decommission equipment,...

FCC urged to test for 'dangerous' interference from Wi-Fi 6E

FCC urged to test for 'dangerous' interference from Wi-Fi 6E

The wireless networks of utilities, emergency responders, and transit authorities could be affected by Wi-Fi that uses the 6GHz frequency band, a watchdog association says.

CHIPS and Science Act becomes law, as US chipmaking investments rise

CHIPS and Science Act becomes law, as US chipmaking investments rise

Subsidies and investment for US silicon manufacturing will mean jobs and a lessened dependence on East Asia for badly needed semiconductors, according to the Biden administration.

Edge data center market to double in next 5 years, researchers say

Edge data center market to double in next 5 years, researchers say

5G, IoT and video-streaming demand, as well as growing data volumes, are helping to drive a move toward the edge, a new report from ResearchAndMarkets.com says.

The average US 5G connection is getting faster

The average US 5G connection is getting faster

All three major national US carriers saw substantial increases in their average 5G connection speed over roughly the second quarter of 2022.

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