Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

iPhone sales drop in Q1 reflect a market that remains flat

HTC doubles down on virtual reality with new Vive X accelerator

HTC doubles down on virtual reality with new Vive X accelerator

HTC announced it will lead a $100 million virtual reality accelerator fund to cultivate the VR ecosystem by supporting startups.

Chip card payment confusion, anger rages on

Chip card payment confusion, anger rages on

Six months after U.S. retailers began assuming liability for debit and credit card fraud, only a fraction of the nation's in-store payment terminals can accept the highly secure chip-enabled cards.

Google to test innovative 3.5GHz wireless in Kansas City

Google to test innovative 3.5GHz wireless in Kansas City

Google will soon begin testing innovative 3.5 GHz wireless capabilities by using antennas on light poles and other structures in parts of Kansas City, Mo.

Verizon-Boston fiber optic deal means more than faster Internet service

Verizon-Boston fiber optic deal means more than faster Internet service

Over six years, Verizon will replace its copper wire with fiber optic cable for Internet in the city of Boston. But there's a lot more to the deal.

Barcelona faces the challenge to make its smart city truly smart

Barcelona made a big splash to be considered a smart city three years ago. Since then, it has installed noise and air quality sensors along and smart streetlights and smart parking. But some Barcelona citizens question the value of...

Verizon to replace copper with fiber optic Internet in Boston

Verizon to replace copper with fiber optic Internet in Boston

Verizon and the city of Boston today unveiled a $300 million fiber optic cable replacement of copper cable throughout the city over the next six years.

HTC 10 is a 'spot on' smartphone that won't save HTC

HTC 10 is a 'spot on' smartphone that won't save HTC

The HTC 10 is loaded with new design and high-end features, but those plums won't be enough for the new smartphone to sell well in a crowded Android field.

Experts tout 'small' data that gets results in smart cities

Experts tout 'small' data that gets results in smart cities

Business analytics need to be relevant, not necessarily 'big.'

IBM and Box unveil Expert Seller app for iOS

IBM and Box unveil Expert Seller app for iOS

IBM and Box today announced a low-cost, easy-to-deploy version of Expert Seller for workers using iPads and iPhones.

IoT tech goes from planning stage to execution

IoT tech goes from planning stage to execution

Internet of Things technologies can be complex and fragmented, but increasing numbers of pilot projects are emerging within smart cities, farms and at a wide range of businesses and industries.

UL takes on cybersecurity testing and certification

UL takes on cybersecurity testing and certification

Underwriters Laboratories' new Cybersecurity Assurance Program uses a new set of standards to test network-connected products for software flaws.

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