Paul McNamara

News Editor

In addition to my editing duties, I have written Buzzblog since January, 2006 and wrote the 'Net Buzz column in Network World's dearly departed print edition for 13 years. Feel free to e-mail me at pmcnamara@nww.com.

2017’s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

Shooting the supermoon

Shooting the supermoon

Full moons are catnip for photographers under ordinary circumstances, but slap a name like supermoon on one, note that it’s the largest of the century, and the cameras will be out in full force. Here’s a selection of images provided...

Selfie fits modern politics like a handshake

Selfie fits modern politics like a handshake

Holding or running for a political office in 2016? You had better be able to take a decent selfie, or at the very least understand your need – responsibility may not be too strong of a word – to abide by the voting public’s thirst for...

Yahoo's homepage through the years

Yahoo's homepage through the years

With its sale to Verizon confirmed, here’s an historical look at one of the internet’s most iconic homepages

Verizon strike taking trickle-down toll on business customers

Verizon strike taking trickle-down toll on business customers

With the strike by Verizon union members now in its fourth week – and no settlement appearing near -- frustrations born of service delays and cancelations remain primarily the bane of consumers, although business customers are also...

Robots at your service

Robots at your service

While some of us wait patiently for a real-life version of the housekeeper from The Jetsons, today’s “working robots” are taking on a surprising variety of tasks, as evidenced by this collection of recent photos provided by Reuters.

Most Powerful (Whatever) From A to Z

Most Powerful (Whatever) From A to Z

Having long found Google Chrome’s Autocomplete feature useful, the thought was to have a little fun by combining its predictive capabilities with journalism’s “Most Powerful (Whatever)” list format by typing into the search box “Most...

Apple backers take to streets

Apple backers take to streets

Rallies in some 50 cities express support for Apple in showdown with FBI

For sale: The nuclear bunker of your dreams

For sale: The nuclear bunker of your dreams

Be the envy of your survivalist friends with this 235-bed beauty in Northern Ireland.

2016’s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

2016’s 25 geekiest 25th anniversaries

A look back at the most memorable tech-related happenings of 1991.

2015’s top tech pictures from Reuters

2015’s top tech pictures from Reuters

A selection of the news service’s best technology and science photographs

Bill Gates at 60: A look back

Bill Gates at 60: A look back

Some of the man’s more memorable photos … including ones he’d rather forget.

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