Jon Gold

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New web portal opens for 5G experimenters

Unity out at Canonical amid big shakeups

Unity out at Canonical amid big shakeups

With layoffs coming, Canonical is shifting developer resources from the Unity desktop front end to GNOME development

10 (mostly) easy Linux distros for newbies

10 (mostly) easy Linux distros for newbies

A fresh look at some of the more popular Linux distros (plus one non-Linux OS), and an impression of their ease of use

Controversial LTE-U wireless tech OK'd by FCC

Controversial LTE-U wireless tech OK'd by FCC

Ericsson, Nokia get go-ahead for LTE-U base stations despite early fears they might interfere with Wi-Fi

The hottest products from CES 2017

The hottest products from CES 2017

CES once again promises to showcase the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets, and Acer, Linkys, Lenovo, and others show their stuff

A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

Some say the privacy climate has improved due to technology advances, but that could change with the new administration

What we talk about when we talk about 5G wireless

What we talk about when we talk about 5G wireless

An FAQ on the next big thing in wireless technology: 5G

First look: Apple’s new MacBook Pro lineup and more

First look: Apple’s new MacBook Pro lineup and more

Check out the new bells and whistles -- including the Touch Bar -- on Apple's latest iterations of the MacBook Pro

First Look: Pixel, AI, Google Home, and more

First Look: Pixel, AI, Google Home, and more

Google just got into making its own consumer electronics in a big way

FAQ: What is 802.11ad wireless technology?

FAQ: What is 802.11ad wireless technology?

Short-range super Wi-Fi is just starting to hit the market

EU outlines stiff new net neutrality rules

EU outlines stiff new net neutrality rules

Meanwhile, a court battle over net neutrality is ongoing in the United States

FAQ: What the FCC’s 5G vote will mean

FAQ: What the FCC’s 5G vote will mean

Thursday's vote will identify and open new high frequency bands for the next big jump in mobile data capabilities

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