John CoxSenior editor, NetworkWorld

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.

Cisco Warns of Four WLAN Controller Vulnerabilities

Cisco this week issued a security alert warning of a quartet of vulnerabilities affecting all of its wireless LAN controllers.

Mobile Phones, Services Needlessly Complex, Survey Says

A survey of 400 American and British cell phone users finds widespread dissatisfaction with cellular data services.

Smartphone Smackdown: Apple iPhone vs. Palm Pre

The Pre smartphone player plays well on the Web.

Microsoft Tackles the Mobile Browser

Microsoft's task with the forthcoming Internet Explorer Mobile 6 is creating a browser to love.


Service Providers Boost GPS Navigation Data

Broadcom quietly assures precision, speed for GPS apps.

IPhones Go to Front of the Class

University outfits freshman class with iPhone, iPod Touch.

Mobile Firefox Enters Testing Next Week

Mozilla is readying an alpha release of "Fennec," its mobile Firefox browser.

Securing Your Mobile Devices

Many enterprises are handing out mobile devices, but overlooking unique security issues can be a fatal flaw. Here are 4 steps to take control of mobile security.

Coming Next: Gigabit Wi-Fi

The IEEE standards group's next project focuses on the successor to 100Mbps wireless LANS: gigabit speeds.

Wi-Fi Nets Come to Vehicles

Recent research suggests how to strengthen TCP transfers to improve VoIP sessions while in motion.

Businesses Embrace New Wireless Standard

Adoption of the new 802.11n standard is occurring with unprecedented speed, a study reports.

The Challenge of Scaling a Wireless LAN

Network administrators grapple with growing wireless networks to handle more users and tasks.

Palm Unwraps the Unlocked 3G Treo Pro Smart Phone

Palm took the wraps off a new, and unlocked, Windows Mobile 3G smart phone, aimed directly at enterprise users.

RFID, Radio Location Service Use Soaring at Hospitals

A new study shows hospitals are aggressively deploying a range of active and some passive radio-frequency identification...

Google, Microsoft vie for Universities

The search sites compete to supply free online services for higher education.