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All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

Written by Ken Mingis18 Jan. 19 04:30

Mingis on Tech: Bent iPads and a bad quarter – Apple, WTF?

When some new iPad owners found their devices were bent, Apple acknowledged the issue and said, in essence, 'no problem.' More recently, the company said revenues would fall short of expectations. So what's going on?

Written by Ken Mingis11 Jan. 19 22:00

Mingis on Tech: The state of collaboration 2018

Whether you use Slack, Teams, Hangouts or some other software to connect and communicate at work, changes are coming to the collaboration market. Here's where things stand now – and what to expect.

Written by Ken Mingis03 Oct. 18 20:00

Tech Talk: Machine learning and AI deciphered

Getting your head around machine learning and artificial intelligence isn't easy. We're here to help you understand why one is real and the other remains a dream – for now.

Written by Ken Mingis25 July 18 02:04

Mingis on Tech: What makes a 'Best Place' to work in IT?

The organizations that make Computerworld's annual list go far beyond competitive salaries and healthcare benefits to woo, and then retain, employees. Here's what they're doing right.

Written by Ken Mingis19 June 18 05:25

Tech Talk: What's trending for 2018?

The end of passwords may – or may not – be nigh. Blockchain is clearly evolving, as is 'serverless' computing. And our panel remains convinced Apple's HomePod is late to the game.

Written by Ken Mingis27 Jan. 18 06:30

Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.

Written by Ken Mingis10 Jan. 18 06:04

Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

One of the buzziest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. But it can – and likely will – do much more than that.

Written by Ken Mingis14 Dec. 17 05:30

Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

Written by Ken Mingis02 Nov. 17 03:12

Mingis on Tech: The death of Microsoft's GigJam

The collaboration tool offers some forward-thinking ways of sharing information from various sources, but never gained traction. Although it's being sunsetted, some of those features met yet show up in Office or other suites.

Written by Ken Mingis25 Aug. 17 05:00

Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Network World's Brandon Butler checks in from Las Vegas, where this week's Cisco Live is under way. The big story: Cisco's efforts to reinvent itself as it moves from hardware to software, security and "intent-based networking."

Written by Ken Mingis29 June 17 11:31
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