Stephen Lawson

Senior U.S. Correspondent

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

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

AT&T means business with a 5G trial at Intel

AT&T means business with a 5G trial at Intel

The carrier believes its month-long test will be the first for a business in the U.S.

NetSuite goes global under Oracle's flag

NetSuite goes global under Oracle's flag

The cloud-based software company can now serve more countries and integrate its products with Oracle services

2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

The company will let others use it time servers to ride out a 'leap second' on Dec. 31

IBM is on a push to offer IoT from development to production

IBM is on a push to offer IoT from development to production

To help enterprises, the company is combining Watson, cloud, consulting, and services

Carriers are going virtual to give enterprises more freedom

Carriers are going virtual to give enterprises more freedom

On Monday, the French global carrier Orange launched its virtualized network services program, called Easy Go Network. It joins AT&T, Verizon and other operators that are selling or developing such programs.

Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

Cisco positions Spark at the heart of enterprise work

The company now has an app store for SaaS products integrated into Spark

Cisco pits modular storage servers against public clouds

Cisco pits modular storage servers against public clouds

The modular S-Series servers let enterprises mix and match storage and computing for flexibility

ARM builds up security in the tiniest IoT chips

ARM builds up security in the tiniest IoT chips

On Tuesday, ARM will introduce processors that are just a fraction of a millimeter across and incorporate the company’s TrustZone technology.

ARM builds up security in the tiniest IoT chips

ARM builds up security in the tiniest IoT chips

On Tuesday, ARM will introduce processors that are just a fraction of a millimeter across and incorporate the company’s TrustZone technology

Cisco revs up storage connections for data centers and WANs

Cisco revs up storage connections for data centers and WANs

Additions to Cisco's lineup should make both throughput and management tasks faster

Application tie-ins are taking center stage in collaboration

Application tie-ins are taking center stage in collaboration

The highlight of Avaya's new unified platform is the SDK for integrating it with productivity software

IBM's Cleversafe storage platform is becoming a cloud service

IBM's Cleversafe storage platform is becoming a cloud service

The system disperses data across nodes for security and fault tolerance

IBM's IoT blockchain service gets ready to set sail

IBM's IoT blockchain service gets ready to set sail

The cloud-hosted blockchain creates tamper-proof ledgers of data about IoT events

GE, Bosch and open source could bring more IoT tools

GE, Bosch and open source could bring more IoT tools

The two companies will work through the Eclipse Foundation to make more IoT software components work together

A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

A Cisco-Salesforce deal means collaboration will come to you

Cisco will integrate Slack and WebEx into Salesforce SaaS offerings

Industrial IoT is inching toward a consensus on security

Industrial IoT is inching toward a consensus on security

The Industrial Internet Consortium has released an IoT security framework

Falling flash prices are a boon to enterprise storage buyers

Falling flash prices are a boon to enterprise storage buyers

Enterprises didn't spend any more money on storage systems in Q2, but they got more capacity, IDC says

Violin, still pushing flash speeds, looks to the cloud

Violin, still pushing flash speeds, looks to the cloud

In flash storage these days, it takes more than speed to win over many enterprises. Flash pioneer Violin is introducing its fastest arrays yet but also bringing its Concerto OS to the cloud.

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