John CoxSenior Editor, Network World

I cover wireless networking and mobile computing, especially for the enterprise; topics include (and these are specific to wireless/mobile): security, network management, mobile device management, smartphones and tablets, mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10), BYOD (bring your own device), Wi-Fi and wireless LANs (WLANs), mobile carrier services for enterprise/business customers, mobile applications including software development and HTML 5, mobile browsers, etc; primary beat companies are Apple, Microsoft for Windows Phone and tablet/mobile Windows 8, and RIM. Preferred contact mode: email.

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Researcher: Mac-based security threats jumped in 2011

New Mac-based security threats jumped in 2011, but still remain far below that of Windows PCs, according to a posting by F-Secure Labs.

Buffalo Technology previews gigabit wireless router

At the International Consumer Electronics Show, Buffalo Technology previewed a prototype of what will eventually be its first 802.11ac wireless router, estimating the data rate at 1.3Gbps.

CES: Gigabit Wi-Fi takes center stage

Vendors at CES 2012 will show the future of Wi-Fi: multi-gigabit data rates. First products are expected as early as mid-year.