John CoxSenior editor, NetworkWorld

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.

iPhone OS 4.0 beta reveals latest Apple goodies

Apple released the third beta version of iPhone OS 4, only to temporarily rescind it due to an apparent problem with the installation process for the accompanying software development kit.

Why would anyone want to buy Palm?

Palm may be looking for buyers, if a Bloomberg report is true, but the smartphone maker may have a tough time attracting interest, an analyst says.

Verizon slashes Palm smartphone prices

Verizon Wireless has slashed prices for the Palm Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus smartphones by 60 percent, to $50 and $30 respectively.

Analysis: Can the iPhone save higher education?

In the second year of its mobile learning project, Abilene Christian University is studying how the iPhone is changing the way teachers teach and students learn.

Palm's new smartphones failing to fuel sales

Palm is now predicting revenues from its re-launched smartphone business will fall far short of earlier projections, and hopes.

IT pros ready to buy Apple tablet, if the price is right

Network World surveyed its readers and found that nearly half are ready to buy an Apple-made tablet computer if the company unveils one this week.

Report: Apple tablet courted by AT&T and Verizon

Apple's rumored tablet device will be available through both Verizon and AT&T, according to a Foxnews report.

Forrester: Google Android smartphones to take 10 percent of market in 2010

Android phones will make significant headway in the smartphone market and 4G service providers will zero in on apps in 2010.

Study: Texting drivers are more dangerous than talkers

A new study by University of Utah researchers finds that texting is even more dangerous than talking on a cell phone while driving.

Cell phone cancer warning proposed by Maine state legislator

A Maine state legislator wants cell phones in the state to carry labels warning of brain cancer risks due to electromagnetic radiation.

iPhone winning over some corporate security skeptics

Apple's iPhone is slowly but surely winning over some enterprise security skeptics, Network World reports.

Paid iPhone apps deliver money, but only for the top few

About 30 percent of Apple's App Store downloads are paid applications, and about half of all iPhone and iPod touch users have downloaded at least one app.

Sprint plans to release Palm Pixi in mid-November

Sprint will release the second Palm webOS device, the Palm Pixi smartphone, on Nov. 15, priced at $100, after $150 in rebates.