Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

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

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

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

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

Tech culture still pushing out women, study finds

Tech culture still pushing out women, study finds

Social dynamics and 'culture fit' are big reasons that female engineers leave the profession at a higher rate than their male counterparts

Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

Open-source really could help get you a job, study finds

Cloud, OpenStack, and networking expertise in open source are all sought by those filling jobs

5G cellular slowly, carefully taking shape

5G cellular slowly, carefully taking shape

Experts share visions of 5G cellular networking at CableLabs InformED Wireless event in New York

Edward Snowden: Privacy can't depend on corporations standing up to the government

Edward Snowden: Privacy can't depend on corporations standing up to the government

Service providers aren't to be trusted, Snowden says at Free Software Foundation's LibrePlanet event at MIT

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