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Stories by Mike Elgan

Get ready for the coming business travel crisis

Companies face two impending risks to corporate data: a potential mobile device ban on air flights and the ongoing possibility that data could be exposed during border crossings.

Written by Mike Elgan27 May 17 20:40

Google, A.I. and the rise of the super-sensor

This week's demo of Google Lens showcases to what's really coming: The rise of the all-purpose super-sensor fueled by software-based A.I.

Written by Mike Elgan20 May 17 21:00

Why smart stores don't check out

Amazon, Starbucks and Apple want you to walk into their stores, pick up your items, then walk right out. But there's a problem.

Written by Mike Elgan08 April 17 21:00

The laptop is dead

Here's Mike Elgan's open-and-shut case on why the venerable laptop is on its way out.

Written by Mike Elgan01 April 17 22:00

How YouTube TV will kill cable

YouTube's new live TV service will make TV mobile, flexible, easy, competitive and super profitable for Google.

Written by Mike Elgan04 March 17 23:00

Note to self: Stop taking notes!

Artificial intelligence makes scribbling or typing notes and reminders obsolete. Talk and the notes just happen.

Written by Mike Elgan25 Feb. 17 23:00

5 shocking new threats to your personal data

The internet and smartphones have come up with five new and surprising ways to steal or expose our personal data. These trends make panic sound like a good idea.

Written by Mike Elgan04 Feb. 17 23:00

Why Apple will make smart glasses

Instead of making unfashionable smart glasses, Apple will make fashionable glasses smart.

Written by Mike Elgan21 Jan. 17 23:00

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