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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New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices

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Connected-home Babel: There's an app for that, startup says

Yonomi's app lets consumers manage IoT devices that can't talk to each other

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Intel plans 3D NAND flash next year for 'as much storage as you want'

The company says it can pack double the number of bits in a die compared with its competitors.

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Steve Wozniak just wants to build things

The Apple co-founder, now at a storage startup, likes Google Glass but isn't crazy about smart watches.

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Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data

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ZigBee 3.0 promises one smart home standard for many uses

The ZigBee Alliance is unifying multiple profiles under ZigBee 3.0.

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Facebook's new Iowa data center goes modular to grow forever

The company dropped its cluster design for a network fabric with smaller server pods

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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Cisco joins chorus against Obama's net neutrality plan

Strict rules backed by Obama would hurt network equipment sales, Cisco's Chambers says

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While most eye mobile for the bottom line, the Mormon church has higher goals

The church faces similar challenges but has different goals

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Quest for scale brings IoT players Kore and Raco together

Kore Wireless will acquire RacoWireless, and more consolidation is on the way

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AT&T won't do in-flight Wi-Fi after all

The telecommunications giant has apparently changed its mind, favoring acquisitions over a new business in airlines. In-flight Wi-Fi competitor Gogo isn't complaining.

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Visualizations may shape smarter city development

How data is displayed can affect who helps make decisions, experts said

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EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

The company is acquiring Maginatics, Spanning and Cloudscaling

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Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically