Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

AMD posts operating loss, but solid growth for data center, embedded segments

AMD posts operating loss, but solid growth for data center, embedded segments

AMD’s quarterly results show a sharp loss in overall operating income, but the company’s data center and embedded businesses look strong enough to help the company weather difficult economic conditions.

NetApp unifies its storage offerings under a new BlueXP roof

NetApp unifies its storage offerings under a new BlueXP roof

All of NetApp’s dozen-odd storage software products will now work via the new BlueXP control layer, in a move to simplify storage management for IT teams.

Global monthly semiconductor sales drop as chip market takes another hit

Global monthly semiconductor sales drop as chip market takes another hit

Chip sales are in decline as the market faces major economic headwinds, most notably in mainland China.

SolarWinds’ Observability offers visibility into hybrid-cloud infrastructure

SolarWinds’ Observability offers visibility into hybrid-cloud infrastructure

SolarWinds Observability, the company's new SaaS offering, provides management insight into distributed, hybrid, and multi-cloud IT environments.

IT spending to grow, as companies use tech to battle expected recession

IT spending to grow, as companies use tech to battle expected recession

Gartner says software and services will drive growth, while data center spending will also increase, though more modestly.

T-Mobile, Spectrum top mobile and fixed-broadband speed test ratings

T-Mobile, Spectrum top mobile and fixed-broadband speed test ratings

Here are the latest broadband speed test data ranks winners and losers among fixed and mobile broadband internet service providers, according to a report from network analysis firm Ookla.

Aryaka rolls out cloud-based web gateway for SASE-focused WAN offering

Aryaka rolls out cloud-based web gateway for SASE-focused WAN offering

Aryaka's Secure Web Gateway and Firewall-as-a-Service adds cloud-based security services to its Zero Trust WAN platform, as it moves toward providing SASE capabilities for its users.

ITU elects US candidate, quelling concerns about internet fracture

ITU elects US candidate, quelling concerns about internet fracture

Western observers have been worried that Russian candidate to head ITU, Rashid Ismailov, would promote a plan to restructure the internet, giving nation-states more control and leading to network fragmentation.

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 survey: 70% of enterprises expect a 1-year ROI

IoT survey: 70% of enterprises expect a 1-year ROI

IoT deployments are on the rise, with most companies in the process of deploying the technology, according to an Omdia survey.

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.

Ericsson, Thales and Qualcomm testing satellite 5G services

Ericsson, Thales and Qualcomm testing satellite 5G services

The goal is globally available connectivity, but it’s unclear whether satellite 5G will have a major market share.

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