IDG Contributor Network: The critical path to success for the Always Connected PC

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3240933/windows-pcs/the-critical-path-to-success-for-the-always-connected-pc.html#tk.rss_all I’m a believer in the concept of the Always Connected PC largely because it fits very well into the way I work. I prefer a desktop system when I’m at home and even build my own systems. But when I’m on the road, I … Read more

The Return of Industrial Espionage and the Building New Wave of Scandals

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84984.html?rss=1 As powerful men drop like flies due to their inability to resist abusing their authority, it’s clear that the problem is widespread. Similarly, it’s likely that we’ll find the problem of alleged industrial espionage is not limited to Uber. You see, when people misuse … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Windows on ARM and the future of PCs as a Service

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239505/microsoft-windows/windows-on-arm-and-the-future-of-pcs-as-a-service.html#tk.rss_all This month, the initial battle will begin on what will be an historic war for the next generation of PCs.  Initially it will be fought on laptops but – much like smartphones drifted to tablets, and much of the initial wave of AI-driven, home-based … Read more

The Fake News Fueling the Uproar Over Self-Driving Vehicles

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84969.html?rss=1 It may seem obvious that a major consequence of self-driving trucks would be a lot of unemployed truck drivers, but the reality — at least for those who drive tractor trailers — could be better jobs. Autonomous vehicles have massive potential benefits. Models suggest … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Microsoft Surface Book 2: the best product that never should have existed

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238448/computer-hardware/microsoft-surface-book-2-the-best-product-that-never-should-have-existed.html#tk.rss_all The Surface product line is fascinating in that it resulted, much like the Microsoft phone and Zune, from a problem that the firm was having that should have been resolved another way.  But, unlike those other two products, the Surface products have been surprisingly … Read more

BlackBerry: The Most Important Mobile Company of the Future?

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84962.html?rss=1 As BlackBerry phones left the market, the company fell out of sight. However, behind the scenes it has been moving into industries like automotive. Also, it remains the leading vendor providing mobile security to our politicians, military personnel and major corporations. As we move … Read more

Dilbert vs. Trump: Why False Facts Have Power

Full Article : TechNewsWorld – http://www.technewsworld.com/story/84927.html?rss=1 We’ve been having a lot of interesting weeks since the presidential election, making more than a few of us wish for simpler times. One of the most interesting things I’ve read of late is by Dilbert creator Scott Adams, who predicted the election outcome … Read more