Stephen Lawson

Senior U.S. Correspondent

Stephen Lawson is Senior U.S. Correspondent based in San Francisco.

AT&T trials open switches for better future services

Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

Look before you leap: 4 hard truths about IoT

Data errors, security holes, and rapidly changing standards are among the pitfalls to know about

It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design, and Apple's origins

It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design, and Apple's origins

The Apple co-founder has a lot to say about technology's past and future

How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

How much can a fiber carry? Facebook and Nokia are pushing it

Facebook and Nokia have found a way to push a lot more data through a submarine cable across the Atlantic, which could help the social network keep up with the growth of video and virtual reality.

Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

Cloud companies are eyeing cell services, Nokia CEO says

Nokia sees webscale players, enterprises, and utilities looking at new ways to use wireless

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

The pre-commercial service for selected customers will connect homes with high-speed wireless

Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi

Chips coming by June will herald the next generation of Wi-Fi

Qualcomm is getting ready to ship sample chips for IEEE 802.11ax, promising higher speed and efficiency

Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

Pai opposed former Chairman Tom Wheeler's reclassification of broadband as a utility

FTC charges Qualcomm with anticompetitive chip tactics

FTC charges Qualcomm with anticompetitive chip tactics

The company dictated licensing terms by threatening phone makers' access to chips, the agency says

Why IoT standards aren't coming any time soon

Why IoT standards aren't coming any time soon

A few standards are starting to come together, but it looks like the battles will go on for a few more years

ZigBee's Dotdot language is the latest bid for IoT harmony

ZigBee's Dotdot language is the latest bid for IoT harmony

The new application layer defines how connected devices discover and learn about each other

IBM goes to Trump Tower pledging 25,000 US hires

IBM goes to Trump Tower pledging 25,000 US hires

The hiring over four years may not represent a boost over existing plans, however

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