Jon Gold

Senior Writer

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

Georgia Tech research: Smart building and IoT technology are highly fragmented

IoT gets smarter but still needs backend analytics

IoT gets smarter but still needs backend analytics

Most IoT devices lack the computational power to carry out the level of machine learning necessary in truly smart IoT deployments, but they can act on the lessons machine learning provides.

IoT vendors talk open buildings, black hats and a jam conspiracy

IoT vendors talk open buildings, black hats and a jam conspiracy

A roundup of recent IoT news from to keep you in the loop.

Lab makes data sharing easier so medical IoT devices can be smarter

Lab makes data sharing easier so medical IoT devices can be smarter

Medical PnP laboratory researchers are looking to save lives through smarter, more interoperable healthcare technology using open standards, medical expertise and testing equipment that simulates health conditions.

Arm flexes flexibility with Pelion IoT announcement

Arm flexes flexibility with Pelion IoT announcement

Arm's new Pelion IoT Platform software handles management of devices, data and connectivity for corporate internet of things deployments.

Google’s tiny chip represents a big bet on IoT

Google’s tiny chip represents a big bet on IoT

Google announced a chip and edge software that could transform the enterprise IoT landscape.

Q&A: Jeff Wilbur of the Online Trust Alliance on why enterprise IoT security is a lot like BYOD

Q&A: Jeff Wilbur of the Online Trust Alliance on why enterprise IoT security is a lot like BYOD

Enterprise IT departments are seeing odd echoes of the problems they faced during the early BYOD era in the entrance of IoT technology into the enterprise, where one of the principal threats is the use of consumer-grade (read:...

IoT, social profit and security: Georgia Tech report outlines the future of smart cities

IoT, social profit and security: Georgia Tech report outlines the future of smart cities

Georgia Tech study finds smart city technology will be contingent on businesses and city governments understanding IoT technology and the way it affects business models and citizens.

Q&A: Bill Hoffman of the Industrial Internet Consortium talks AI, IoT and more

Q&A: Bill Hoffman of the Industrial Internet Consortium talks AI, IoT and more

The Industrial Internet Consortium has become a major player in the world of IoT. Learn what the group's president, Bill Hoffman, thinks about IoT and the role automation and AI play in this space.

6 years on, IPv4 still dominates IPv6

6 years on, IPv4 still dominates IPv6

It’s been six years since the official launch of IPv6 on “World IPv6” day in 2012, but the newest version of the Internet Protocol still doesn’t account for the majority of online traffic, according to the Internet Society.

You’re probably doing your IIoT implementation wrong

You’re probably doing your IIoT implementation wrong

When designing networks and deploying gear for the Industrial Internet of Things, it's important to bring in members of operational technology teams to make sure business goals are met.

What the big four U.S. mobile ISPs are doing with IoT

What the big four U.S. mobile ISPs are doing with IoT

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile are trying to carve out their share of the billions of dollars to be made off the internet of things

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