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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Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

The incoming chief could bring in more than $16 million in his first year

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3D XPoint might change computing as much as SSDs did

Intel and Micron's new memory technology is a leap ahead that took years to pull off

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Someday your phone may stop an oncoming car

Verizon is using a simulated city to develop a vehicle-to-pedestrian safety system

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Sticker shock looms over Dish's mobile strategy

The FCC is looking to reject $3.3 billion in discounts on spectrum licenses

Cell service at U.S. airports can be first class, or middle-seat coach

Tests by RootMetrics found coverage is improving but inconsistent

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Qualcomm plans cuts, may spin off assets

The mobile technology company reported declines in revenue and profit.

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To Cisco-backed Sensity, lights are just IoT waiting to happen

The startup makes IoT endpoints to go into outdoor light fixtures

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Industrial IoT testbed hooks equipment monitoring up to a public cloud

The project by IBM and National Instruments aims to show off smarter, predictive maintenance

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Chip vendors hit the ground running with Thread IoT spec

Silicon Labs and Freescale are already working with vendors on connected-home products

Wi-Fi Aware aims to help devices find each other without hotspots

A new technology from the Wi-Fi Alliance offers efficient, peer-to-peer service discovery

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Qualcomm joins Thread as IoT dance heats up

The AllJoyn framework Qualcomm developed could complement Thread's networking protocol

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You’re likely getting more smartphone radiation than you think because pockets

You get more radiation from a phone in your pocket, but most smartphone makers assume you're using something that separates it from your body.

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United's woes show what's hard about networking

SDN and cloud technology may cut down on big glitches, analysts say

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EMC sells Syncplicity to focus on core storage business

Investment firm Skyview Capital plans to keep evolving the file-sharing system

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Want an IPv4 Internet address? Get in line

North America's Internet registry has started a waiting list for requests it can't fulfill.