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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.

Obama 2012 Campaign Playlist Revealed Courtesy of Spotify

President Obama has shared his 2012 campaign playlist over Spotify.

Amazon Attacks Apple: You Get Three Kindle Products for Price of iPad 2

Amazon has released a new advertisement that takes a shot at the price of Apple's iPad, emphasizing the lower cost of the Kindle e-reader and Android-based Kindle Fire tablet computer.

iOS Developers Warned About Manipulating App Store Rankings

Apple's concern is that app developers are paying companies to use bots to artificially boost apps into Apple's App Store Top 25 charts.

Steve Jobs' Influence Continues

Some days there seems to be more Steve Jobs news than ever before, with memories and marketing schemes continuing to influence Apple and others.

Motorola, Woot Admit to Reselling Uncleared Xoom Tablets

Motorola and Woot admit that some refurbished Xoom tablets may have been sold with ex-owners' sensitive data still on them.

9 'University Researcher Approved' Tips for Awesome Tweeting

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Georgia Tech have issued a list of 9 tips for better tweeting based on a study of Twitter usefulness.

Apple

Phony iPads, iPhones Put Apple Engineers' Trustworthiness to Test

One way Apple keeps details of anticipated products such as the iPad 3 or iPhone 5 under wraps is reportedly by ensuring that its engineers are super trustworthy.