Stephen LawsonSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

Stephen Lawson covers mobile, storage, and networking technologies for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

RIM says second-quarter forecast lower than expected

Research In Motion missed analysts' lowered revenue forecasts for its fiscal first quarter and said its outlook for the second quarter was lower than expected.

Ten things to know about the move to IPv6

On Wednesday, World IPv6 Day will turn the new protocol on at hundreds of companies, agencies and universities for testing. Here are the answers to a few questions about the numbers that make the Internet work.

Trade judge rules against Apple's Kodak complaint

One administrative law judge of the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that Kodak did not infringe Apple patents in its cameras, possibly setting the stage for a dismissal of Apple's complaint.

LTE outage irks users, dents Verizon's reputation

Verizon still hasn't disclosed the cause of the network outage that plagued LTE users this week, but at least one effect is clear -- embarrassment for the carrier.

Apple sues Samsung, says it copied iPad

Apple has sued Samsung for allegedly copying the iPad, iPod and iPhone with its Galaxy Tab and Galaxy handsets.

As PlayBook launches, Cisco's Cius slowly emerges

As Research In Motion launched its PlayBook on Thursday evening, Cisco Systems was already accepting orders for its Cius enterprise tablet and shipping it to some customers.

FCC kicks off review of cell signal boosters

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may regulate cellular signal boosters, which are designed to solve voice and data coverage gaps by picking up signals from carrier base stations and amplifying them in homes or vehicles.

Wozniak: Tablet is the PC for 'normal people'

Tablets are the culmination of what Steve Jobs wanted to create at Apple from the beginning, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said Monday.

New York to investigate T-Mobile-AT&T deal

The state of New York will investigate AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA for anti-competitive effects.

Twitter won't be able to ignore China, co-founder says

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone thinks his company eventually will have to deal with China despite disagreements over censorship, but it has no plans to do so immediately.

AT&T's T-Mobile deal shows importance of spectrum

AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA was driven in large part by the quest for radio spectrum, a commodity that rarely crosses the minds of mobile consumers but plays a big role in carriers' decision-making.

AT&T: T-Mobile deal will help U.S.

AT&T says its planned acquisition of T-Mobile USA will advance U.S. leadership in mobile data and improve consumers' wireless experience.

Five things you need to know about LTE

LTE, or long-term evolution service, is poised to be the new world standard for mobile data. Here are five things that set it apart from its predecessors.

House passes defunding of Net neutrality rules

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an amendment to its annual government funding bill that would prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from using any funds to implement the Net neutrality rules it approved last year.

Speed, handoffs to boost Wi-Fi's mobile role

Wi-Fi looks set to play a growing role in mobile networks even as LTE and other new cellular technologies with higher capacity are deployed.