Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

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

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Data analytics startup SimpleQL suggests questions

SimpleQL learns about databases and applications to help non-specialists decide what to mine them for

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Juniper to lay off more than 500 and close facilities

The company will also stop development on application delivery controller technology it licensed from Riverbed

Canonical shutters Ubuntu One music-streaming and cloud-storage service

In the face of stiff competition, the company will quit to focus on its OS

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Avaya tried to monopolize maintenance, jury says in $60M verdict

A third-party provider sued, saying it was locked out of servicing Avaya equipment

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There's no bubble in business Wi-Fi, Aerohive CEO says

David Flynn sees a growing need for dense Wi-Fi networks with cloud-based management

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Cross-industry IoT group pushes for gear that works together

AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel kicked off the IIC to push for better standards

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New Box feature transforms Office docs and PDFs into Web-embeddable HTML5

The cloud-based storage and collaboration company is looking beyond its roots

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Spherix sues Cisco for 'immense' patent infringement

The company bought Nortel patents and says Cisco is using the technology

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Open Compute Project chief Frankovsky quits Facebook

The promoter of open-source data center designs will keep leading OCP and work for a storage startup

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Cisco's Intercloud could supercharge its IoT plans

The company's IOx edge-computing platform could mesh with its cloud plan to improve IoT performance

Symantec fires CEO, appoints interim replacement

Bennett took over the security and backup company less than two years ago.

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SpiderOak streamlines its enterprise secure-cloud pricing to $5 per user

The simplified pricing should save enterprises money and budgeting headaches, SpiderOak says

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Gartner: Storage spending growing again, but not quickly

Revenue from enterprise storage systems grew 5 percent in last year's fourth quarter

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Huawei chip partnership looks toward Ethernet hitting 400 gigabits

The router maker demonstrated a line card with chip maker Xilinx that's intended for 400-Gigabit Ethernet

California police criticized for 'stingray' cellphone trackers

Handsets nearby feed location data to the devices as if they were cell towers. But is that legal?