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Musk's concerns are not unique, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT Other major figures, ranging from Google's Peter Norvig to Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, in 2015 signed a letter urging more study of AI's potential impact on society....

FTC to Take a Gander at Amazon’s Discount Pricing Practices

"Asking informal questions about issues potentially related to a corporate acquisition is a natural part of the FTC review process," observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT That said, it might be worth considering whether Consumer Watchdog's allegations might be a ...

Microsoft Adds AI to HoloLens Silicon

"It could lead to entirely new kinds and classes of [augmented reality] solutions for consumers and businesses," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT Trending Approach...

Cortana Makes Smart Thermostat a Glas Act

"Johnson's Glas is the first thermostat to use Microsoft's Cortana technology to support voice commands/controls," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "That sets it apart from Google Nest, which doesn't support voice directly -- though it can be managed vocally w...

CoreOS, OCI Unveil Controversial Open Container Industry Standard

The coalition faced two ways to pursue open standards, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. The first option was to gather like-minded people to hash out differences and build standards from scratch The coalition members seemed to settle for the second option,...

Trump’s Plan to Make Government IT Great

Two major impediments could hinder full achievement of the president's IT goals, said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "First is the sheer complexity of the federal government's IT assets, systems and management," he told the E-Commerce Times. "The second is the comp...

10th Anniversary iPhone Buzz: Late, Expensive, Possibly Awesome

"The issues that are rumored to be causing delays -- shortages of the new OLED display components and troublesome fingerprint-recognition technology -- are both plausible," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "If there are delays, it won't be surprising unless the ...

Free AI Chatbot Goes to Bat for Beleaguered Consumers

"Though DoNotPay focuses specifically on guiding consumers through commonplace but complex legal forms and issues, it's easy to see how the company's approach to using a bot-enabled infrastructure might be applicable in related circumstances," observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT...

Microsoft Strengthens Partner Bonds

"Traditionally, SMBs were stuck buying tailored small biz solutions that often didn't fit terribly well," observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Microsoft 365 should provide them better options and more seamless ways of buying and paying for those solutions," he ...

OTA Report: Consumer Services Sites More Trustworthy Than .Gov Sites

The annual OTA audits provide a valuable service, especially given the growing number and extremity of online threats, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. However, it is not very likely the report will help fix what hampers e-commerce today, he said....

Trump Wants Tech Leaders to Help Save $1 Trillion

"The president's estimate of $1 trillion in savings over a decade sounds like it was made up in the fly," Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, told TechNewsWorld The president also told participants in the roundtable discussion that his administration is fixing airport ...

Cook Gives Up a Few Crumbs of Apple Auto Info

"You could argue that Apple is more innovative and better funded than some, but several of its rivals in the space, including Google-Waymo and the major auto manufacturers, are formidable," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT While autonomous systems may be importa...

Chastened Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence to Work on Self-Improvement

The situation at Uber is "more than a little strange," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. While the Holder report recommendations are "eminently sensible," changing a company culture -- particularly one that led to such a strong market position and personal enr...

Uber Ousts Top Deputy as Fate of CEO Kalanick Hangs in Balance

Uber is in need of a major reset, because its internal culture has put the firm at risk of self-destructing, said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "The situation at Uber is odd, at best, especially in the ways it illuminates the thin line between innovative and pat...

Microsoft Buys Hexadite to Toughen Windows Security

"Broadly speaking, IT vendors pursue acquisitions because buying existing technology is generally faster and cheaper than building it themselves," noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. "The technology being acquired should fit well within the buyer's strategy and ...

Open Source Survey Exposes Community Troubles

Some people see open source as a quasi-Utopian approach to IT. However, the survey indicates that the community and associated groups and individuals are heir to the same prejudices and bad habits as mere mortals, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. "It will be ...

Tech Titans Pledge Continued Paris Accord Support

"Any number of companies are acting consciously to improve their environmental impact," noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. For example, Dell EMC "has a variety of initiatives," he told TechNewsWorld, including "using recycled materials in their packaging ...

Android Creator Launches a Phone of His Own

Essential's assumption that there's room for true innovation at the top of the smartphone market is appealing, said Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT "The vendors in that space, particularly Apple, have been content to become providers of incremental improvements ...

MariaDB Offers a Bigger Box of Transactional Tools

The question of suitability mainly relates to whether an organization prefers open source to proprietary solutions like Oracle DB, IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQ, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. "Server or open source alternatives, including MariaDB, Postgres a...

Main Surface Pro Improvements Are Beneath the Surface

"Overall, the new Microsoft Surface Pro is a significant, even substantial, improvement over the Surface 4," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. ...

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