Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

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

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Aerohive hopes to ride enterprise Wi-Fi to a $75M IPO

The Silicon Valley company puts Wi-Fi control in the cloud

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Focus may be on cable, but Comcast-Time Warner deal has broadband implications, too

The buyout might improve service for some,but it would give a larger Comcast more control over users' broadband experience.

Competing on multiple fronts helps Broadcom, CEO McGregor says

In LTE phones or enterprise data centers, Broadcom sees its silicon in many places.

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Cisco profit halved as revenue falls

The company's profit fell by 54 percent amid continuing woes

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Fibre Channel will come with 32-Gigabit, 128-Gigabit speeds in 2016

The Fibre Channel Industry Association announced the SAN technology's Gen 6 standard

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.

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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

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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.

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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.