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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Wi-Fi growth set to drive sales of new Ethernet speeds

Enterprises will snap up 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit Ethernet as they upgrade wireless LANs, Dell'Oro said

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Quantum bringing public cloud into virtual storage fold

Its cloud services will extend the Quantum data management system to Amazon's cloud

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Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made history

The first transcontinental phone call took place 100 years ago between New York and San Francisco

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AT&T opens doors between UC platforms and gives enterprises the keys

Its UC Federation service makes Lync, Jabber and others work together under tight permission controls

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Google looks to become a mobile carrier

The company has made deals to offer service over the Sprint and T-Mobile networks, according to reports.

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FreedomPop launches $5 unlimited Wi-Fi service, plans Wi-Fi phone

The plan can supplement cellular service from FreedomPop or other mobile operators.

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Cisco building switch ports to feed faster Wi-Fi

With a standard still far off, the company is rolling out switches with 2.5-Gigabit and 5-Gigabit options

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Internet venture funding hits a post-2000 record last year

Both Internet and software startups logged big gains in money raised

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Samsung, BlackBerry flatly deny talking about a buyout

Samsung reportedly offered as much as $7.5 billion for the company. Both companies denied it, though.

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Samsung buying BlackBerry might be a good idea

Though BlackBerry and Samsung denied talks on a buyout, the companies' strengths are turning complementary

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Intel-backed OIC advances in fast-moving IoT standards race

Open-source software for implementing its standard is out as a preview and products are expected to ship this year

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Verizon service could turn millions more vehicles into connected cars

Verizon Vehicle can be added to virtually any car made since 1996

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Citrix buys Sanbolic to virtualize storage for VDI, app delivery

Sanbolic's software is designed to make data everywhere available when applications need it

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These IoT networks are 'unapologetically slow'

Low-power WANs are far-reaching, highly efficient and achingly slow

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BlackBerry sticks to business as it unveils IoT plans, AT&T-exclusive Passport phone

The company announced a cloud-based platform for building and managing networks of things.