John CoxNetworkWorld

John CoxSenior editorNetwork World, Inc.Responsibilities: I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft’s Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM.How to contact: email is preferred; for PR people, please avoid jargon, marketing terms, acronyms and generalities – the more specific, simple, and clear, the better.jcox@nww.comOffice at home (Massachusetts): 978-834-0554NW headquarters: 492 Old Connecticut Path, Framingham, MA 01701Follow on Google+TwitterQuora

Windows Phone 7 Spurs Microsoft's Mobile Strategy

With the unveiling today of Microsoft’s sweeping redesign, it’s now official: The phone is not a PC.

How Scott Brown LOLed All the Way to his Senate Seat

The upset victory of Republican Scott Brown, running for the seat held by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, was due in part to an online strategy that relied heavily on social media.

Apple Tablet Needs a Name Cooler Than iTablet, iSlate

Apple's mythical tablet — should it prove real — won't be a run-of-the-mill iProduct. Surely there's a name that reflects hope, change and coolness!

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Apple Patent Reveals Work on Improved Mobile Touch Screen

A recently released Apple patent application hints at how the company is developing improved multi-touch screens for mobile devices, including iPhones and Macbooks.

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Android Smartphones Expected to Shine in 2010

Google's Android mobile OS will make headway, capturing up to 10% of the market next year, Forrester predicts.

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Best Twitter Apps for Palm Pre, Palm Pixi

Two Palm webOS users have recently posted their reviews of the current crop of Twitter apps, both free and paid.

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Apple Tablet Gearing Up for March 2010 Release

Apple has set in motion the manufacturing of a tablet computer, with a launch target of next March or April, according to one analyst.

Security Skeptics Invite iPhone into the Enterprise

Despite its inherent security shortcomings, the iPhone is now showing up for work alongside, or instead of, Research in Motion BlackBerries and Microsoft Windows Mobile handsets.

New iPhone May be in Beta

An iPhone app is running somewhere on an iPhone identified as "iPhone 3,1" -- beyond the current known model. What could it be?

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Apple Plans Clampdown on Jailbreaking

Apple is seeking a new sheriff to secure iPhones and adress the jailbroken.

Game On: Motorola Droid vs. Apple IPhone

Apple's iPhone might finally see some serious competition when Verizon Wireless unleashes the Droid.

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Verizon Droid Makes Unplanned Preview

The upcoming Android phone made a brief, unintended appearance online last week.

RIM Is Working on a Better BlackBerry Browser

RIM is expanding its effort to redefine the Web browsing experience for BlackBerry users.

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Keep Your Eye on These 10 Hot Wireless Companies

2009 companies to watch: wireless and mobile.

Can the FCC Free the iPhone?

The U.S. government agency could pry the iPhone loose from AT&T, given the incentive.