Jon Gold

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

FCC wants to add a new swath of bandwidth to Wi-Fi 6

COVID-19 to delay enterprise 5G adoption

COVID-19 to delay enterprise 5G adoption

A key industry standard for the development of new-radio 5G will remain unreleased for at least two more months, holding back the availability of 5G products for the enterprise.

COVID-19 vs. Raspberry Pi: Researchers bring IoT technology to disease detection

COVID-19 vs. Raspberry Pi: Researchers bring IoT technology to disease detection

Researchers from UMass say that a Raspberry Pi edge device can help identify flu-like symptoms in crowds, broadening the range of tools that can be used to track the spread of disease.

Report: Shadow IoT is prevalent, insecure

Report: Shadow IoT is prevalent, insecure

Zscaler data shows huge amounts of unencrypted IoT traffic moving in and out of enterprise networks.

Managed 4G/5G service connects to Amazon, Microsoft clouds

Managed 4G/5G service connects to Amazon, Microsoft clouds

Federated Wireless is using one of the hottest newly opened bands of RF spectrum – Citizens Broadband Radio Service – to support a plug-and-play service in partnership with AWS and Azure.

Who should lead the push for IoT security?

Who should lead the push for IoT security?

Industry groups and governmental agencies have been taking a stab at rules to improve the security of the internet of things, but so far there’s nothing comprehensive.

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.

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.

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.

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