John CoxSenior editor, Network World

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 for Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM. Preferred contact mode: email.

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!


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.