Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

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

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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?

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Facebook walks on optical networking's wild side

The social network is using technologies that others may take years to adopt

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Qualcomm's health-device platform wins over home care provider

The 2net system from Qualcomm Life can carry data from many devices to health care companies

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Stanford team tries for zippier Wi-Fi in crowded buildings

Residents of a dorm can name their own networks and set policies while sharing access points

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AT&T lays out 'radical' network changes with SDN

The carrier is looking to cloud computing as a model for delivering services

AT&T seeks trials to move all customers off wired phone service

The carrier is seeking FCC approval to run tests that would eventually spell the end of TDM phone service.