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.

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.