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25 Techs Turn 25

While we left our twenties a while ago, these top 25 technologies are celebrating the big 2-5 this year.

Networking Market Endures Gloomy Q1

WLAN sales slow and the router market disappoints, but spending on switches continues to strengthen, says Infonetics.

New Schumer Bill Takes Aim at Patent Trolls

We already know what companies like Google Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. think of patent trolling. Turns out, some politicians aren’t particularly fond of the questionable practice, either.

Judge Sides With Wi-Fi Patent Troll Over Cisco

The federal case that was supposed to bring a halt to patent troll Innovatio’s ongoing shakedown of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops took a strange turn when a federal judge threw out racketeering allegations brought by Cisco, Motorola and Netgear.

Ex-Ingram Mobility Exec Lands at Angie’s List

The former BrightPoint executive who came to Ingram by acquisition last summer and ended up heading the distributor’s North American mobility efforts has landed a new gig as the COO of the consumer review site.

Good Technology Names Apple Vet Wyatt CEO

Enterprise mobility firm Good Technology names Motorola and Apple vet Christy Wyatt to the role of CEO, signaling a new direction for the firm and expanded channel opportunity as it seeks creative ways to differentiate in the hot MDM space.

U.S. Resellers Wary of Huawei’s Risk

CBS news magazine 60 Minutes detailed U.S. government allegations that China-based Huawei is a security and economic threat. A Channelnomics spot survey finds the vast majority of solution providers are wary of companies labeled threats, and are unlikely to work with them and their distribution partners.

U.S. Reps Call Huawei a National Security Threat

Members of the House Intelligence Committee urge U.S. companies to avoid doing business with Huawei, saying the Chinese telco vendor poses a threat of espionage and IP theft.

Patent Rifts, Sales Bans Hurt Channel

Samsung, Apple, Google, Motorola, HTC and Microsoft are in a never-ending battle to stave off rivals from encroaching on their mobile technologies through patent-infringement claims. It’s a good strategy for protecting intellectual property, but it works against the channel.

Motorola Unites ISVs, Expands PartnerEmpower

Motorola unites its partner program, bringing PartnerSelect ISVs into its PartnerEmpower program, and allowing PartnerEmpower resellers to access new wireless solution specializations . Can Motorola partners work together to deliver end-to-end solutions?