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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Juniper, Ruckus join hands with an eye on mobile growth

The alliance will combine Juniper's wired networks with Ruckus's Wi-Fi technology

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IMT-2020 is the future of mobile -- but you can keep calling it 5G

The ITU has chosen a formal name for the next generation, coming in 2020.

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Google's data centers grow too fast for normal networks, so it builds its own

Google has been developing networks for 10 years and is now sharing some details

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Wi-Fi and LTE join up for gigabit mobile service in Korea

The GiGA LTE system from KT and Samsung combines the two networks

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Qualcomm may adapt LTE into a network anyone can deploy

The company is exploring a way to use LTE in unlicensed spectrum alone

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CTIA sues over another cellphone radiation law

The mobile industry group says Berkeley's new city law violates retailers' freedom of speech.

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For its next feat, Google will try to make you eat your vegetables

The company is developing more plant-based menus at its campuses worldwide

Shopping for Wave 2 Wi-Fi? Don't rush into it

Faster Wi-Fi and multigigabit Ethernet are emerging side by side.

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Pure says users can upgrade the same all-flash array for a decade

The company says it can eliminate rip-and-replace upgrades

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Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

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Chip maker Avago may be close to buying Broadcom

The companies reportedly are in advanced talks

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ICANN chief to leave office early, may miss key transition

Fadi Chehadé, now shepherding the organization away from the U.S. government, will step down next March

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Want smart-home devices to get along? Get the industry to do it first

IoT may simplify home automation, but not without a lot of hard work behind the scenes.

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Qualcomm makes its pitch as the go-to player for IoT

Like Samsung and Intel, it wants to power the expected flood of future devices.

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A feisty John Chambers bows out on his final Cisco earnings call

Chambers says he'll be an advisor and a coach when new CEO Chuck Robbins takes over