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9 hot technology startups to watch in 2012

While there are sure to be a lot of new networking and IT companies that emerge in 2012, these nine stood out for their potential to deliver game-changing innovations in a wide array of fields, including Cloud computing, enterprise search, and mobile application development. (These are in addition to seven hot Cloud companies and seven storage companies to watch that we highlighted last year.)

Written by Brad Reed11 Jan. 12 07:32

Nine hot technology startups to watch in 2012

While there are sure to be a lot of new networking and IT companies that emerge in 2012, these nine stood out to us for their potential to deliver game-changing innovations in a wide array of fields, including cloud computing, enterprise search and mobile application development.

Written by Brad Reed06 Jan. 12 06:33

Verizon devours more spectrum with Cox deal

While AT&amp;T's attempts to acquire T-Mobile are stuck in limbo, rival Verizon has been quietly gobbling up spectrum from cable companies like Cox Communications, which today sold Verizon $315 million in licenses for 20MHz of its Advanced <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">Wireless</a> Services (AWS) spectrum.

Written by Brad Reed17 Dec. 11 08:37

Three tips for avoiding tablet management headaches

Tablets are a tricky proposition for many IT departments since the mobile devices boast many of the content creation capabilities of laptops but lack mature management and security software.

Written by Brad Reed16 Dec. 11 05:37

Google further integrates Google+ into Gmail

Google has started pushing its Google+ social networking service further into Gmail with new features that let users add to their circles directly from their email accounts.

Written by Brad Reed09 Dec. 11 07:30

Verizon LTE network back online

Verizon says that it has restored its LTE data services less than a day <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2011/120811-verizon-wireless-reports-4g-lte-253863.html">after acknowledging some customers had been knocked down to 3G speeds</a>. 

Written by Brad Reed09 Dec. 11 03:24

AT&T again ranks last in Consumer Reports survey

AT&amp;T once again has the lowest customer satisfaction ratings of any <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/wireless.html">wireless</a> carrier in the United States, according to the latest survey from Consumer Reports.

Written by Brad Reed07 Dec. 11 06:24

FCC chief declares AT&T merger with T-Mobile a turkey

US FCC chairman, Julius Genachowski, dropped an unwelcome Thanksgiving treat on AT&amp;T's lap Tuesday by announcing he wants an administrative hearing on the carrier's plan to gobble up T-Mobile.

Written by Brad Reed23 Nov. 11 10:49

High-tech toys top of Black Friday shoppers' lists

If the latest survey from Nielsen holds water, you can expect to see a lot of <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2010/061510-smartphone-history.html">smartphones</a>, tablets and other <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/slideshows/2011/112111-cool-yule-tools.html">popular devices under the Christmas tree</a> this year.

Written by Brad Reed23 Nov. 11 07:27

7 hot storage startups to watch

As the sheer amount of content on the Web has continued to increase exponentially, so too have the <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/network-storage.html">storage</a> needs of large enterprises.

Written by Brad Reed23 Nov. 11 02:08

AT&T reports attempted customer data hack

AT&amp;T today notified customers that there had been an "organized and systematic" attempt to hack into their personal account information.

Written by Brad Reed22 Nov. 11 10:25