John CoxSenior Editor, Network World

I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft for Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM. Preferred contact mode: email.

Today's iOS 7 downloads an unprecedented challenge for businesses

When iOS 7 becomes available today it will be an unprecedented challenge for IT groups: hundreds, or thousands, of iPhone and iPad users will be ready and oh-so-willing to download over the air the expected 130MB file at once.

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How Amazon (and you) might use its private Wi-Fi network

Amazon has reportedly been testing a Wi-Fi network that's based on new spectrum, from satellite network vendor Globalstar. The result: a much improved Wi-Fi experience.

Security researchers describe SMS malware markets

An investigation by mobile security vendor Lookout warns that malware is being transformed into a large-scale, sophisticated software business, complete with customer support.