Menu

Stories by Jon Gold

LTE-U is coming to take your Wi-Fi away, consumer advocates warn

A carrier technology that uses Wi-Fi frequencies to provide LTE connectivity could let the big wireless providers mess with your home connection and push you on to their networks, according to comments filed today with the FCC by several watchdog groups.

Written by Jon Gold30 June 15 05:31

iPhone 7 rumour rollup: Heavy metal! Fingerprints! A kinda-sorta-maybe release date!

Would you believe there are people so interested in Apple and all of its works that they want to know what's going on with the next generation of the iPhone before it even comes out? My editors assure me that this is the case. So, despite the obvious lunacy of the idea I mean, surely it's enough to know that there will probably be another one coming out at some point, right? I am stepping in to provide you with the latest scuttlebutt on what may or may not be the iPhone 7.

Written by Jon Gold22 June 15 08:13

Benchmarking engine compares hospital performance data

Self-described benchmarking engine OnlyBoth on Tuesday released a public tool for comparing hospitals, showing off its comparative capabilities to the cloud and IoT vendors it hopes to woo.

Written by Jon Gold18 June 15 04:56

Report: Blackberry's next devices could run Android

Beleaguered smartphone manufacturer Blackberry could go Android with its next device, abandoning development of its own platform in the interest of getting a more robust ecosystem of apps into the hands of its few remaining users, according to a report from Reuters.

Written by Jon Gold13 June 15 02:09

Verizon (probably) dominates U.S. wireless service providers

The numbers filed with the SEC seem pretty inarguable. Verizon dominates the U.S. wireless carrier industry, both in terms of total subscribers and in a key metric called ARPU, or average revenue per user. AT&T is maintaining its position in second place, Sprint is headed south in a hurry, and T-Mobile is making some un-profits in its new role as the un-carrier, but showing signs of a recovery.

Written by Jon Gold21 May 15 02:16

Ubuntu still vulnerable to time-twiddling hack

A security flaw in a common Unix software component remains unpatched in one of the most popular Linux distributions, more than a year after an official fix was published.

Written by Jon Gold01 May 15 06:34

Pretty much all of the Apple Watches are coming to work

Almost all current or perspective users of smartwatches and other wearable technologies want to use them for work, according to a Harris Poll survey commissioned by MDM vendor MobileIron.

Written by Jon Gold24 April 15 03:15

Cranking up Google Apps for Work, using an actual key

If the password isn't dead, it ought to be, shout headlines. Security experts almost universally despise the use of the password as almost the only form of end-user authentication, but there simply aren't that many alternatives.

Written by Jon Gold22 April 15 22:41

Market Place

Computerworld
ARN
Techworld
CMO