Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

5G in 2020: Still just a private party

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

Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

Big Four carriers want to rule IoT by simplifying it

A look at some of the pros and cons of IoT services from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon

Watson IoT chief: AI can broaden IoT services

Watson IoT chief: AI can broaden IoT services

IBM’s Kareem Yusuf talks smart maintenance systems, workforce expertise and some IoT use cases you might not have thought of.

IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT
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IoT roundup: VMware, Nokia beef up their IoT

A powerful IoT networking technology used by the major carriers continues to gain ground, Congress makes noise about training for federal workers, and a prominent researcher warns of trouble ahead.

Google claims quantum supremacy over supercomputers

Google claims quantum supremacy over supercomputers

Google says its new quantum computer takes less than three-and-a-half minutes to solve a problem that would take a supercomputer about 10,000 years.

The 10 most powerful companies in IoT

The 10 most powerful companies in IoT

The internet of things is a dynamic area encompassing a wide range of technologies where the power could shift at any time. Here is our snapshot of the 10 most powerful IoT companies now.

Rating IoT devices to gauge their impact on your network

Rating IoT devices to gauge their impact on your network

With the wide range of internet of things devices being connected to business networks, there’s no cookie-cutter solution to building networks to support them, but assessing their needs can help.

Microsoft finds Russia-backed attacks that exploit IoT devices

Microsoft finds Russia-backed attacks that exploit IoT devices

Microsoft says default passwords, unpatched devices, poor inventory of IoT gear led to exploits against companies by Russia's STRONTIUM hacking group.

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