Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage and networking technologies for the IDG News Service.

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HP loses its leader on NFV, a key carrier network trend

Bethany Mayer, former head of HP's networking unit, is leaving to become CEO of Ixia

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How can the Internet have too many routes and not enough addresses?

As IPv4 runs out of space, attempts to get around the problem could make things even more complicated

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Vehicle-to-vehicle networks could save over 1,000 lives a year, US says

The federal highway-safety agency wants wireless systems to warn drivers before they crash.

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Compliance, BYOD help drive small-business storage

Both consumers and SMBs bought more external storage in Q2, IDC said

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Cisco slashing up to 6,000 jobs

The reorganization will shift more resources into cloud, software and security

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Cisco Q4 revenue, profit flat in 'tough environment'

The company beat analysts' forecasts for revenue

The Internet of Things is here and there -- but not everywhere yet

The Internet of Things is becoming real, but complexity may be holding it back.

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Coding platform for IoT could bring data-crunching apps online faster

RacoWireless is using standard software tools to help developers connect with any device

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Security vendor Gemalto to acquire SafeNet for $890M

The deal would combine security tools from the core to the edge of enterprise systems

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T-Mobile could soon be bigger than Sprint

Subscriber gains could make T-Mobile the third-biggest U.S. carrier later this year, a new report says.

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SSD controllers may run your applications someday

Applications should work more closely with storage, even turning over some CPU work, Samsung says

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Marcelo Claure, Softbank's choice to lead Sprint, fits the mold by breaking it

Like Softbank's founder, Claure is used to shaking things up

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Samsung's figured out how to stuff even more data on its bleeding-edge V-NAND SSDs

The new technology should help to drive down the cost per bit of NAND

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Cisco: Blackhole arrest cuts exploit-kit traffic, but don't let your guard down

Many packages are vying to take the popular kit's place, and security threats still abound, report says

Toshiba 64-gigabit NAND flash with 19 nanometer process

Storage maker builds fast SSD to prepare for life after NAND flash

The company used phase change memory and developed its own low-latency interface software.