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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Data leak lets out account information from bond insurer MBIA

The data includes account numbers, balances and more, according to a security blog

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VCE rolls out an all-in-one system with EMC's all-flash XtremIO array

The joint venture also refreshed the large-scale 700 line and smaller 200 series

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IBM set to sell Elastic Storage in a Power-based box

The software-defined storage technology will be available in software, cloud and integrated form

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Intel-backed IoT standards group gains support from Cisco and Acer

The Open Interconnect Consortium is the latest IoT body to boast about its progress

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AT&T connects NetBond VPN access to Amazon Web Services

The service is designed to be a fast, secure on-ramp to cloud services

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Google-backed Thread Group opens membership, wades into home IoT marsh

The group wants vendors to adopt its networking stack for connected-home devices

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Verizon won't throttle unlimited LTE users after all

Verizon has backed down from a plan to slow down heavy users who have unlimited data plans.

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FCC takes steps to make room for 'white spaces,' wireless microphones

The agency has proposed rules to make sure all users have enough spectrum after TV incentive auctions

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Software stack from Eclipse could unleash Java developer army on IoT

The Eclipse Foundation is launching a free, open-source Java stack for IoT

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'World's smallest' 3G module will bring Internet to all sorts of devices

The U-blox SARA-U260 chip module has been certified for use on AT&T's network

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IEEE standards group wants to bring order to IoT

The IEEE P2413 would span Internet of Things technologies for all industries

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AT&T to put service setup in enterprise customers' hands

With Network on Demand, customers will be able to start up and modify services directly through an online portal

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MIT-bred technology would let cars help each other avoid traffic jams

The RoadRunner system would use virtual tokens embedded inside cars. and vehicle-to-vehicle wireless LANs to eliminate the problem of traffic on congested roads.

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Dyn sells Internet performance data via SaaS

The new owner of monitoring company Renesys has packaged historical and real-time information as a service

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Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks

The Wi-Fi Alliance has defined standard ways to carry out common uses of Wi-Fi Direct.