Jon Gold

Senior Writer

Jon Gold covers IoT and wireless networking for Network World. He can be reached at jon_gold@idg.com.

MIT-based startup's cooling tech can cut data center energy costs, footprint

Adobe's $20B Figma acquisition highlights web-based collaboration trends

Adobe's $20B Figma acquisition highlights web-based collaboration trends

The cash and stock deal will see Figma become part of the broader Adobe ecosystem, adding collaborative software development to the design company’s list of capabilities.

US Commerce Dept. unveils strategy for distributing CHIPS Act funds

US Commerce Dept. unveils strategy for distributing CHIPS Act funds

The department’s three-pronged approach will target large investments in existing manufacturers, R&D, and new facilities.

CHIPS and Science Act becomes law, as US chipmaking investments rise

CHIPS and Science Act becomes law, as US chipmaking investments rise

Subsidies and investment for US silicon manufacturing will mean jobs and a lessened dependence on East Asia for badly needed semiconductors, according to the Biden administration.

Swiss cities top ranking of best places to build tech careers

Swiss cities top ranking of best places to build tech careers

The two best cities in the world for technology career development are Bern and Zurich, while the top US city is Atlanta, according to a new report based on a variety of metrics.

US Senate approves $52 billion for chipmakers—but not designers

US Senate approves $52 billion for chipmakers—but not designers

The CHIPS Act will provide funding and tax relief, among other incentives, to companies looking to manufacture semiconductors in the US.

Salesforce announces NFT Cloud platform amid crypto concerns

Salesforce announces NFT Cloud platform amid crypto concerns

The company’s closed pilot program is aimed at letting companies increase customer engagement and manage NFTs from within Salesforce’s wide-ranging CRM platform.

Microsoft security vulnerabilities drop after five-year rise

Microsoft security vulnerabilities drop after five-year rise

While elevated privilege attacks remain a critical security concern when using Microsoft products, a new report says that the raw number of vulnerabilities is dropping.

Adobe tightens Microsoft integration for document management, validation

Adobe tightens Microsoft integration for document management, validation

Teams, Power Automate, and more will all receive more direct integration with Adobe’s document management services.

Elon Musk buys Twitter: What’s ahead for business users?

Elon Musk buys Twitter: What’s ahead for business users?

New billionaire owner for Twitter could mean big changes, but much is still unclear for business users.

Samsung beats Intel as top semiconductor seller as overall demand rises

Samsung beats Intel as top semiconductor seller as overall demand rises

Intel lost its place atop the 2021 semiconductor revenue list to Samsung, as global demand and revenue in the chip sector rose, according to Gartner.

Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

Intel’s European expansion will solidify future chip supply chain

While they’ll arrive much too late to help address the current semiconductor supply chain woes, Intel’s new plans for expanded fabrication facilities in Europe should help stabilize matters long-term.

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