Stephen LawsonIDG News Service

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

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Cloud provider FireHost's security chief brings lessons from the front lines

Chief Security Officer Jeff Schilling ran security at the US Army and Department of Defense

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Seagate to buy LSI's flash storage business from Avago for $450M

The deal is expected to broaden Seagate's offerings in the flash storage business

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NTT's global cloud services show what software-based networks can do

The carrier's NTT Communications unit is offering network services from its cloud using SDN and NFV

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MIT tackled Earth's atmosphere to give the moon broadband

Researchers will give more details next month on an experimental laser link

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T-Mobile rolls out voice over LTE, HD voice in Seattle

Carrying voice calls over LTE means faster call setup, the carrier said. And it beats AT&T's own announcement, too.

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Cisco's IoT ship sails ahead as former captain joins startup

Guido Jouret will head a Silicon Valley lab for Shanghai-based Envision Energy

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BlackBerry to take on IoT headaches with Project Ion

Working from its QNX platform, the company will offer a cloud-based platform for back-end development

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Cisco welcomes Dimension Data to global cloud initiative

The company compared its Intercloud to international roaming for hybrid clouds

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Cisco will lead SDN and win IT, Chambers says

The company's sweeping architectures will beat generic hardware, Chambers said

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Bandwidth-sipping IoT steers clear of net neutrality debate -- for now

For now, the Internet of Things doesn't use enough network capacity to stir up arguments

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Cisco may be bouncing back, but can Chambers hold on?

Continued sluggish results aren't likely to unseat him, analysts say

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Cisco's gloomy financials brightened in Q3

The company's revenue and profit were down again, but less than Cisco had forecast

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Reported NSA backdoors might open up networks to more threats

The agency intercepts devices and installs software that gives them access, an upcoming book says

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IBM's software-defined storage rides Watson's coattails

The company is announcing storage virtualization that helped Watson win on Jeopardy

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Asia dominates Wi-Fi hotspots, ABI says

The number of hotspots will more than double by 2018, and almost 70 percent are in Asia-Pacific