Jon Gold

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

Raspberry Pi roundup, Star Wars edition: Holochess, blasters, and, obviously R2-D2

Red Hat kicks off annual Summit by leaning dev-wards

Red Hat kicks off annual Summit by leaning dev-wards

Red Hat’s annual summit opened today with the announcement of three new products aimed with uncharacteristic directness at developers, rather than the company’s usual target of IT operations staff.

65% of enterprise workloads still in on-premises data centers, study finds

65% of enterprise workloads still in on-premises data centers, study finds

There’s a cloud option out there for almost every IT workload, but a survey from the Uptime Institute indicates that about two-thirds of enterprise computing is still done in company-owned data centers.

Raspberry Pi roundup: Conduct your own symphony, play some Atari, and Competitor Corner

Raspberry Pi roundup: Conduct your own symphony, play some Atari, and Competitor Corner

Electronic instruments, cool cases, and the latest rival to the Raspberry Pi.

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

2.4GHz is a headache for Wi-Fi users, and it’s here to stay

Wireless LAN users can’t just stay comfortable in the 5GHz realm – the older 2.4GHz frequency bands are a necessary part of many wireless implementations, and they’re rarely a favorite of the people who have to build and operate Wi-Fi...

Raspberry Pi Roundup: Pi-se of the Machines, keeping the ball up, and GOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL

Raspberry Pi Roundup: Pi-se of the Machines, keeping the ball up, and GOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL

This week, a thought-provoking art exhibit, some Pi AI, and Brazil wins another championship!

Riverbed absorbs Wi-Fi vendor Xirrus, reaches for the edge of the network

Riverbed absorbs Wi-Fi vendor Xirrus, reaches for the edge of the network

Network management company Riverbed Technology today announced its intent to acquire enterprise Wi-Fi equipment vendor Xirrus for an undisclosed fee.

New FCC web portal opens for 5G experimenters

New FCC web portal opens for 5G experimenters

Got a fantastic, futuristic wireless application you need to try out, but you need an FCC license to start testing? It’s about to get easier to get a program experimental license, thanks to a new web portal announced days ago by the...

5G wireless behind AT&T, Verizon’s big buys

5G wireless behind AT&T, Verizon’s big buys

5G wireless technology, despite some fairly breathless hype, is still in the embryonic stages of development, but the pace is quickening. The major U.S. carriers are racing to buy up critical spectrum that will be necessary for the...

Raspberry Pi roundup: Searching for Pi, steampunk laptops, Code Angels, and a visit to Competitor Corner

Raspberry Pi roundup: Searching for Pi, steampunk laptops, Code Angels, and a visit to Competitor Corner

Our weekly roundup of all things Raspberry Pi.

Utah is the first Power Five school with its own varsity video games team

The University of Utah announced last week that it had become the first school in a Power Five athletic conference to field its own varsity esports team, which is a real thing that actually happened.

Unity out at Canonical amid big shakeups

Unity out at Canonical amid big shakeups

Canonical, the company behind the best-known Linux distribution in the world and one of the biggest players in commercial open source software, has announced several large-scale changes of direction that have created big ripples in...

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