Jon GoldSenior Writer, Network World

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. Contact him via email or Twitter.

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5G FAQ: What you need to know about the future of wireless networks

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G.

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Celebrating 12 years of Ubuntu: A look back at a Linux flagbearer

Founder Mark Shuttleworth announced the first public release of Ubuntu – version 4.10, or “Warty Warthog” – on Oct. 20, 2004. Here's a look back at the history of Ubuntu, one of open-source software’s biggest public standard-bearers

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FAQ: What's so special about 802.11ad Wi-Fi?

Here are the broad strokes about 802.11ad, the wireless technology that’s just starting to hit the market.

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Behold, the 10 most powerful supercomputers ever created

It’s that time again – the latest supercomputer power rankings have a mighty new champion. These are the 10 most powerful supercomputers in the world.

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Sirin Labs to sell mysterious SP1 phone for the privacy conscious

An international group of investors announced today that Sirin Labs, a startup with $72 million in venture funding, is planning to create a smartphone that combines premium performance and functionality with strong privacy protection.

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FAQ: Everything you need to know about 802.11ax Wi-Fi

The next big new thing in Wi-Fi networks will boast groundbreaking technology, but it might not arrive for a couple years yet.

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The evolution of the Raspberry Pi, from concept to Raspberry Pi 3

Four years, half a dozen models and zero signs of slowing down.

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Bask in 12 glorious days of Raspberry Pi-mas

It’s the most wonderful Pi of the year….

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The 10 mightiest, most powerful supercomputers in the world

The year’s last Top500 supercomputer rankings are out, and two newcomers have become members of the top 10.

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Wi-Fi Alliance tries to win consumer support as LTE-U showdown looms

The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry group that certifies Wi-Fi products for interoperability, has highlighted the importance of the technology to the daily lives of Americans ahead of a testing summit that will try to shed some light on potential conflicts between Wi-Fi and a carrier technology called LTE-U.

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Mozilla will donate $1 million to open-source software

The Mozilla Foundation pledged contribute $1 million to various open-source software projects under the auspices of the new Mozilla Open-Source Support program.