Bob Brown

News Editor

I work with Network World's writers and editors to identify and publish the best informational and news stories for enterprise IT and networking professionals. Also, I blog about network research from university and vendor research labs, plus work closely with our wireless reporting team on assignments and projects. Email me at bbrown@nww.com with story tips or comments on this post. No need to follow up on PR pitches via email or phone (I read my emails and will be in touch if interested, thanks)

Unified communications firm Fuze hires well-traveled CEO to lead it to IPO promised land

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

AARP award program to honor innovation in caregiving

The AARP, a nonprofit organization that advocates for Americans over 50 years of age, has launched its search for nominees for its Innovation Champion Awards to recognize providers of technology-powered products and services that...

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

6 Internet of Things companies to watch

A fresh round-up of venture-backed Internet of Things startups with a focus on enterprise IT.

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

Apple's Mobility Partner Program comes out of hiding

You won’t find many public references by Apple to its Mobility Partner Program, an expanding effort by the company to unite with software developers/integrators to boost sales of iPhones and iPads to businesses. But the veil of...

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks taps versatile Ciena higher-up to take over as CEO

F5 Networks CEO and President John McAdam, thrust back into that role in late 2015 under unusual circumstances, has announced that Ciena SVP and COO Francois Locoh-Donou will succeed him on April 3.

9 painful ways people hurt themselves with computers/video games

9 painful ways people hurt themselves with computers/video games

A sampling of injuries reported by emergency rooms involving patients using computers or video games.

The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

The clumsy & shocking truth about computer-related injuries!

Some of the biggest names in tech have issued warnings over the past year about how their devices can overheat and catch on fire, but an analysis of emergency room data shows that most computer-related injuries stem from far less...

Samsung:

Samsung: "Very soon we will be sharing root cause report on Note7"

Samsung Electronics America President and COO Tim Baxter didn't mess around during the company's press event at CES 2017 in Las Vegas this week: He addressed the company's tough 2016 and fiery Note7 phablet debacle right away.

Toshiba expands recall of laptop battery packs by 83,000 due to burn/fire risk

Toshiba expands recall of laptop battery packs by 83,000 due to burn/fire risk

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an alert that Toshiba on Wednesday has greatly expanded the recall of laptop computer battery packs due to burn and fire hazards.

Apple shortens annual iTunes Connect holiday shutdown

Apple shortens annual iTunes Connect holiday shutdown

Apple has alerted app developers that it will not be accepting new app or app update submissions from Dec. 23-27, so the clock is ticking...

2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

2016’s notable deaths in technology, science & inventions

Paying respects to computing pioneers, corporate leaders (AT&T, Intel) and the most inventive of inventors who passed during 2016

How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

How to find out if your iPhone 6s is eligible for free battery replacement

Apple is offering to replace batteries for free on certain iPhone 6s smartphones that shut down randomly: Here's how to find out if yours qualifies

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