Stephen LawsonSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage, and networking technologies for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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Box wants to be a platform for easy-to-write enterprise apps

Apps built with Box Developer Edition won't require users to have a Box account

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EMC Syncplicity lets enterprises manage their own encryption keys

Its Customer Managed Keys feature uses rights management software that customers can run on their own hardware

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Why the journey to IPv6 is still the road less traveled

While enterprises may find it easy, service providers can face a lot of work and few immediate rewards

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Size matters in mobile, but Nokia may find bigger isn't better

Nokia's plan to buy Alcatel-Lucent would create a huge mobile networks maker

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The future is now: You may already be using IPv6

While much of the world isn't using it yet, some big names are aggressively moving ahead

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IBM, Fujifilm cram 220TB of data onto tape-based storage that fits in your hand

Researchers fit 220TB on a future version of a standard-size cartridge

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How Romania's patchwork Internet helped spawn an IP address industry

The Eastern European country is helping satisfy demand for scarce IPv4 addresses

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The Pentagon's groundbreaking IPv6 project hasn't broken much ground

The U.S. Department of Defense pledged to deploy IPv6 but hasn't made much progress, its Inspector General says

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US gains in mobile patents as IBM passes Samsung

More than one quarter of patents issued in the U.S. last year were for mobile inventions

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Thread and ZigBee tech will start playing nice to simplify smart home control

The companies will make ZigBee's application layer work with Thread low-power mesh networks

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Cisco to buy SDN startup Embrane

Cisco is already an investor in the virtualized network appliance company

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Apigee aims to unify IoT with APIs

Apigee Link is cloud and device software to bridge devices and the Internet

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Tanium's fast-acting endpoint management tool grows up

A new version of the endpoint management tool will be able to handle enterprises with millions of clients

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FCC will vote next month on plan to share valuable 3.5GHz spectrum

Carriers and consumers would get access to a fat frequency band used mostly by government today

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Apple asks court to throw out lawsuit over storage on iPhones, iPads

The suit claims Apple misled consumers about how much space iOS 8 takes up.