Bob BrownSoftware-Defined News Editor, Network World Follow me on Google+

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.

50 Smartphone Blogs to Watch

Here's a whirlwind tour of iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Palm, and Windows Mobile sites that track phone apps and action.


10 Things You Didn't Know About the BlackBerry

Check out this collection of fun facts about RIM and its BlackBerry smartphones.


Tech Companies Had Lots to Be Sorry for in 2009

Kanye West, President Obama and David Letterman grabbed headlines this year when they apologized for their behavior. Which high-tech companies did the same?

2009's Most Memorable IT Apologies

Top tech companies issued a bundle of apologies for their assorted mistakes and misdeeds in 2009. Some said they were sorry with style, while others offered up mealymouthed mea culpas.

Latest BlackBerry Outage Caps a Year of Network Woes

RIM, as well as with big names like Google, Microsoft and, have been among the companies scrambling to restore services in 2009.