Bob Brown

Bob Brown is the former news editor for Network World.

Cisco security researcher: Ransomware crowd big on customer service

Cisco security researcher: Ransomware crowd big on customer service

Cisco security research breaks down the anatomy of a cyberattack throughout the exploit kit infection chain, all the way to ransomware attacks and investigation into such breaches, at SecureWorld Boston event

CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

CBRS workshop to focus on burgeoning shared spectrum ecosystem

The Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) gold rush is on, and the Wireless Innovation Forum is hosting a workshop in Las Vegas next week for those interested in becoming part of this new shared spectrum ecosystem.

CBRS Alliance: Shared spectrum services

CBRS Alliance: Shared spectrum services "a near-term opportunity"

CBRS Alliance Chairman Neville Meijers shares latest news about 3.5 GHz shared spectrum opportunity for LTE service providers of all types

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS?

What is CBRS? Here are the basics on Citizens Broadband Radio Service (i.e., CBRS) shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band. Yeah, thats a mouthful, but this tech could have big implications for building private LTE networks and for...

CBRS: Your ticket for building a private enterprise LTE wireless network

CBRS: Your ticket for building a private enterprise LTE wireless network

If you can get past that unappealing acronym, you just might find that CBRS (Citizens Broadband Radio Service) is worth paying attention to as a serious wireless network alternative for enterprises in the not-too-distant future.

Father of the Web cites 3 big concerns about his 28-year-old baby

Father of the Web cites 3 big concerns about his 28-year-old baby

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who 28 years ago this March 12 submitted a document laying out his vision for what would become the worldwide web, is proud of what his creation has become but he's also concerned enough about certain issues that...

AR & VR outlook: bloody vendor battles, iPhone support & peering into IoT

AR & VR outlook: bloody vendor battles, iPhone support & peering into IoT

As anyone who has sampled the immersive worlds of early augmented or virtual reality apps can attest, the experience can be downright exhilarating. So too will be the vendor battles that erupt and the commercial uses to emerge around...

Unified communications firm Fuze hires well-traveled CEO to lead it to IPO promised land

Unified communications firm Fuze hires well-traveled CEO to lead it to IPO promised land

Fuze, the Cambridge, Mass., unified communications-as-a-service company that recently scored an additional $104 million in funding, has named tech industry veteran Colin Doherty as its CEO.

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving (deadline extended until April 25)

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving (deadline extended until April 25)

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

A fresh round-up of venture-backed Internet of Things startups with a focus on enterprise IT.

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software developers/integrators to boost sales of iPhones and iPads to businesses. But the veil of...

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks CEO and President John McAdam, thrust back into that role in late 2015 under unusual circumstances, has announced that Ciena SVP and COO Francois Locoh-Donou will succeed him on April 3.

9 painful ways people hurt themselves with computers/video games

9 painful ways people hurt themselves with computers/video games

A sampling of injuries reported by emergency rooms involving patients using computers or video games.

The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

Some of the biggest names in tech have issued warnings over the past year about how their devices can overheat and catch on fire, but an analysis of emergency room data shows that most computer-related injuries stem from far less...

Samsung:

Samsung: "Very soon we will be sharing root cause report on Note7"

Samsung Electronics America President and COO Tim Baxter didn't mess around during the company's press event at CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week: He addressed the company's tough 2016 and fiery Note7 phablet debacle right away.

Toshiba expands recall of laptop battery packs by 83,000 due to burn/fire risk

Toshiba expands recall of laptop battery packs by 83,000 due to burn/fire risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an alert that Toshiba on Wednesday has greatly expanded the recall of laptop computer battery packs due to burn and fire hazards.

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...

2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

Paying respects to computing pioneers, corporate leaders (AT&T, Intel) and the most inventive of inventors who passed during 2016

How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers

Quickly on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals come the number crunchers sharing just how the holiday shopping season is actually shaping up.

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