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.

IT Takes Wait-and-hope Approach to Apple Mac Mountain Lion

Apple OS X Mountain Lion for Macs promises both benefits and costs for IT groups. Mac experts are looking forward to delving in.

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Free Service Offers Basic Enterprise Mobile Management

A free new service lets IT groups quickly set up basic management of corporate and personal mobile devices running Android or Apple iOS.

Web App Lets Businesses Set Security, Sharing for Google Apps Users

A new security tool lets IT groups set access and share policies for employees, including mobile users, who are working with the online Google Apps suite.

Free Web Tool Consolidates Data on Code Vulnerabilities

Enterprise coders can now use an open source Web application that lets them consolidate software vulnerability data from a range of scanning and test tools.

Accessing the Internet by Mobile Device Doubled in 2011, Data Show

Nokia remains the leading mobile vendor worldwide, but the Web page-view numbers show a company in decline over the past year.

Vendors Show Voice Call Hand-off Between LTE, 3G Networks

Qualcomm this week revealed a key step in enabling voice calls over LTE handsets. Working with Ericsson, the chipmaker says it recently completed the first voice call handover between LTE and 3G networks, and will showcase the achievement later this month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.