Stories by Jon Gold

Tech culture still pushing out women, study finds

Social dynamics and “culture fit” are a big reason that female engineers tend to stay in the profession at a lower rate than their male counterparts, according to a study released today by authors at MIT, University of California – Irvine, Michigan, and McGill.

Written by Jon Gold16 June 16 07:14

Report: Apple to chase Echo, Google Home in voice assistant market

Secretive tech giant Apple could be readying itself for an uncharacteristic act of openness, as the company prepares to take the wraps off of the Siri SDK in a bid for a bigger piece of the growing digital voice assistant market.

Written by Jon Gold26 May 16 05:47

HBO’s Silicon Valley returns this weekend

Silicon Valley is funny, it’s smart, it’s pointed, the acting and writing are fantastic, and it speaks the tech industry’s language fluently. If I were you, I’d watch.

Written by Jon Gold18 April 16 19:46

5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New York, several experts helped provide new hints about the shape of the technology to come.

Written by Jon Gold14 April 16 10:00

Open-source vulnerabilities database shuts down

An open-source project dedicated to cataloguing a huge range of computer security flaws has closed its doors as of Tuesday, according to an announcement on the Open-Source Vulnerability Database’s blog.

Written by Jon Gold08 April 16 07:16

Brocade buying Ruckus Wireless for US$1.2 billion

Networking hardware vendor Brocade announced today that it would add a wireless infrastructure club to its bag in the form of Ruckus Wireless, as part of a deal with a net value of US$1.2 billion.

Written by Jon Gold05 April 16 04:42

Aruba CEO: ‘We acquired HP Networking when HP acquired us’

A year after wireless mover-and-shaker Aruba was acquired by HP in a landmark $3 billion deal, President and CEO Dominic Orr said that, if anything, the company was more in control of its own destiny than ever.

Written by Jon Gold10 March 16 03:35

SCO vs. IBM legal battle over Linux may – finally – be finished

A breach-of-contract and copyright lawsuit filed nearly 13 years ago by a successor company to business Linux vendor Caldera International against IBM may be drawing to a close at last, after a U.S. District Court judge issued an order in favor of the latter company earlier this week.

Written by Jon Gold11 Feb. 16 09:10

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