Bob BrownSecure, Cloud-enabled, Software-Defined News Editor-as-a-service, Network World

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I work with Network World's writers and editors to identify and publish the best informational and news stories for enterprise IT and networking professionals. Also, I blog about network research from university and vendor research labs, plus work closely with our wireless reporting team on assignments and projects. Best to reach me by email. If you don't hear back from me, it's probably because I forwarded your pitch to a more appropriate contact here.

Be Like Larry and Sergey: Google Invites Teens to Online Science Fair

Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is urging youths ages 13 to 18 to take part in a worldwide science fair that will be hosted by the search giant online.

iPad 2 on the Way, Digg Founder Spills

Digg founder Kevin Rose blogs advice to hold off buying an iPad in anticipation of an update within a month.


Techie (and Yummy) Gingerbread Creations

LinkedIn Urges Results-Oriented Job Seekers: Ditch the Buzzwords

If you're a motivated team player with extensive experience and a proven track record, you've got more company than you might think.

Facebook Co-founders Pledge to Give Away Most of Their Fortunes

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was one of 17 billionaires this week to pledge donating more than half of their wealth to charitable organizations.

Droid 2 Phone Explodes, Bloodies Texas Man

A man reported Thursday that his Motorola Droid 2 smartphone exploded as he was ending a call, resulting in a bloodied face. But the phone reportedly continued to take calls.

iPad, WikiLeaks, Chatroulette Among Top AOL Search Terms for 2010

Apple's iPad and iPhone dominated AOL's list of year-end hot shopping search terms, though technology terms had a fairly weak showing on AOL's overall hot...

Employees Using Facebook, Smartphones More Likely to Promote Company

Employees are more likely to advocate for their companies if they're optimistic about technology.

Facebook Christmas Tree Virus Only a Hoax

Facebook users can relax and stop warning each other about a supposed computer-crashing virus disguised as a Christmas tree-themed app.

Inside a Possible iPad Killer: Samsung's Galaxy Tab

Analysis: A teardown declares the Galaxy Tab a worthy rival in the tablet wars, even if the battle still rages.


Kinect Under the Covers

Excited iFixit Strips Down Microsoft's sexy new hands-free game controller.

Apple iPads Cannibalizing Netbook Sales

A survey of 3,108 consumers last month on their buying plans found that just 14% of those who plan on buying a laptop in the next 90 days say it will be a netbook.


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Windows 7 Set OS Sales Records, Microsoft Says

After a year on the market, Windows 7 is powering PCs, tablets, and netbooks in record numbers.



3 out of 4 Tweets Ignored

Social media analytics company Sysomos studied 1.2 billion Twitter posts made over the past 2 months and found that 71% elicited neither a retweet nor reply.

Tablet Sales Forecast to Top 20 Million This Year

Gartner estimates worldwide sales of iPads and other tablets will total 19.5 million units in 2010 and nearly triple that number next year.