Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

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

Broadcom aims to power fast LTE smartphones for less than $300

The company's new handset platform will support the 150 Mbits/s 'Category 4' specs.

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LA building's lights interfere with cellular network, FCC says

The FCC has cited the owner of a Los Angeles building for using faulty fluorescents after a complaint form a carrier.

PCWorld News

Vidyo, Google to let Hangout users hang out with other video callers

VidyoH2O will bridge the Google+ meeting feature with legacy videoconferencing and PBX systems

PCWorld News

With its first SDN release, OpenDaylight is just out of the starting gate

The project's Hydrogen software is out, but its full impact is yet to be seen

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Verizon to stream Super Bowl over LTE Multicast for a lucky few

The low-latency, high-efficiency technology will be available at a private event in New York

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Zynga to buy 'Clumsy Ninja' developer for $527 million, cut 314 jobs

The company says it's shooting for more hit games and greater efficiency.

PCWorld News

SDN thinking lags behind technology, VMware's Casado says

Most enterprises need help moving beyond traditional networks, the SDN pioneer said

With Motorola sale to Lenovo, Google is unloading a headache

Buying a handset maker caused tension with partners and never delivered profits, analysts say

Cisco unveils 'fog computing' to bridge clouds and the Internet of Things

It will add Linux to small edge routers to help crunch data coming from devices in the field

AT&T adds mobile and U-verse subscribers to post Q4 revenue, profit gains

The carrier had a net gain of more than 800,000 wireless subscribers.

PCWorld News

Verizon shareholders approve takeover of mobile unit

The buyout of Vodafone's 45 percent stake is expected to close around Feb. 21

Old-school Wi-Fi is slowing down networks, Cisco says

Cisco engineers are proposing standards changes to pare down unnecessary traffic

PCWorld News

To get video into more conference rooms, Logitech goes medium

The ConferenceCam CC3000e is a plug-in peripheral for meetings of 6-10 people using existing applications

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Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP

The granted and pending patents cover fundamental mobile OS technology, Qualcomm said.

Apple to fix iOS 7 crash bug

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The flaw sometimes causes iPhones to shut down suddenly