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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Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

Woz has joined former Fusion-io colleagues at Primary Data, a startup virtualizing data

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ZigBee 3.0 promises one smart home standard for many uses

The ZigBee Alliance is unifying multiple profiles under ZigBee 3.0.

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Facebook's new Iowa data center goes modular to grow forever

The company dropped its cluster design for a network fabric with smaller server pods

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Online video moguls team up to set standards, meet growing demand

Cisco, Comcast, Yahoo and others formed the Streaming Video Alliance

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Cisco joins chorus against Obama's net neutrality plan

Strict rules backed by Obama would hurt network equipment sales, Cisco's Chambers says

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While most eye mobile for the bottom line, the Mormon church has higher goals

The church faces similar challenges but has different goals

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Quest for scale brings IoT players Kore and Raco together

Kore Wireless will acquire RacoWireless, and more consolidation is on the way

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AT&T won't do in-flight Wi-Fi after all

The telecommunications giant has apparently changed its mind, favoring acquisitions over a new business in airlines. In-flight Wi-Fi competitor Gogo isn't complaining.

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Visualizations may shape smarter city development

How data is displayed can affect who helps make decisions, experts said

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EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds

The company is acquiring Maginatics, Spanning and Cloudscaling

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Wi-Fi Passpoint standard now knits together SF, San Jose, London

The specification helps users join secure networks automatically

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FCC pushes TV spectrum auction to 2016 after legal challenge

Complexity and a court petition by broadcasters will introduce delays, FCC Chairman Wheeler said

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Wi-Fi predicts how long the security line will be at Austin airport

Using signals from passengers' devices, the system collects data that can help travelers plan ahead

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Transparency's needed to avoid smart device privacy rules, says former US official

Connected devices raise new concerns about personal data.

Ford wants to keep drivers alert on the long road to autonomous cars

Automation will gradually ease driving, but drivers will have to stay alert.