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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.

IPad 2 Release Delayed in Japan

Apple, which was to have released the iPad 2 in a couple dozen other countries outside the United States next week, has delayed the tablet's release in Japan.

Apple Exec Confirms: White iPhone On the Way

An Apple senior VP has confirmed that the company will have a white iPhone out this spring, but it's still a mystery as to whether it will be an iPhone 4 or an iPhone 5.


Happy Pi Day: Pictures of Cool Pi Creations

Celebrating Pi Day with everything from Pumpkin Pi to neck ink to a Google Doodle.

iPad 2: Handle with Care

Don't take it apart, or risk cracked glass, say the first tinkerers of the updated iPad.


Researchers Unmasking Anonymous Email Senders

Just because you send an email anonymously doesn't mean people can't figure out who you are anymore.

Android Roars Past BlackBerry Globally, in U.S.

Google's Android mobile OS surpassed RIM's BlackBerry OS globally and in the United States for the first time last month.

IPad 2 Spoiler: RIM PlayBook Tablet Coming April 10?

RIM has been talking up its PlayBook tablet for months, but has been coy about when the latest Apple iPad killer will ship and what it will cost.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Gets His Own Comic Book

Just when you thought billionaire 20-something Mark Zuckerberg couldn't possibly get any more exposure, a new comic book has hit store shelves telling the real story of the Facebook founder's rise to glory.

Cellphone Stirs Brain Cells, Study Finds

But it's unclear whether the effect of holding a cellphone to your ear for a sustained period of time is negative, positive or neutral.

Cisco Names First COO as Company Reinvents Itself

As Cisco Systems looks beyond its switching and routing gear, it's named a new chief operating officer.

Dumbest Tech Marketing Stunts Ever

Two Dell employees last week put the maxim "There's no such thing as bad publicity" to the test after a hostage-themed marketing stunt focused on the Dell Streak tablet went about as badly as you'd expect.

IPad 3 Watch: Is Apple Readying a 'Tweener' Tablet?

An analyst with a strong track record of predicting new Apple products says Apple has a new device in the works.

Twitter No Longer Grounding UberSocial, Twidroyd Apps

Twitter said on Sunday that it has freed UberMedia's UberSocial (previously UberTwitter) and twidroyd apps from exile after shutting them off on Friday.

New Apple MacBook Pro Rumors Swirl

Apple may be plotting a big MacBook Pro announcement as soon as this week, speculation fueled in part by an Intel ad.

Why You Freak out Over Facebook

The saying goes that "You can't have too many friends," but that might not be true in the world of Facebook, according to a new study by Scottish researchers.