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A New Era of Leadership on the Horizon at Amazon

Amazon's financial success will no doubt see little or no negative impact from the executive changes, suggested Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "I don't expect many, if any changes, as Bezos steps away from the CEO role. As Amazon's earnings report [yesterday] demon...

Quantum Computing Leaps Forward With New ‘Gooseberry’ Chip

"If the chip works as the researchers suggest and can be cost effectively produced, the design could simplify and quicken the development of larger quantum systems," Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm, in Hayward, Calif. told TechNewsWorld...

Ubuntu Core 20 Brings Better Industrial IoT Control

The new Ubuntu Core version 20 boasts notable new device security innovations. Given the increasing numbers and sophistication of attacks by individual and state-sponsored cybercriminals, Canonical's efforts should be welcomed by both IoT device makers and their customers, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.

Search Milestone Gives DuckDuckGo Something to Quack About

"It's a significant milestone, especially since it surpassed Bing and Yahoo to get there," said Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, Calif "That's a solid sign of DuckDuckGo's vitality but also reflects the waning influence of ...

Consumers Becoming More Tolerant of Chatbots for Certain Tasks

Though chatbot usage by businesses is still in the early days, adoption rates, especially in the U.S. and Europe, portend continuing advances. In addition, tech industry trends and efforts are helping to drive chatbot development and adoption, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT...

PC Market Upswing Accelerates in Q4 2020

In addition, consumers who may have been holding out on refreshing their hardware may have started to see the handwriting on the wall in the fourth quarter, added Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT "Despite the increasing availability of effective vaccines," he tol...

Study Finds Best US Mobile Internet Connectivity in Northeast

"Not surprisingly, wireless vendors are focusing their initial 5G efforts on urban and suburban areas that have the greatest concentration of customers and users," Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, told TechNewsWorld. "But that means that smaller towns and rural areas can remain underserved for years, and some places effectively never get access to new service."

Snap’s Spotlight Ups Ante on TikTok With $1M Daily Fund for Top Videos

Although Spotlight won't contain advertising initially, Snap hasn't ruled out that possibility in the future. Even without advertising, the service can provide Snap with valuable data, maintained Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm "If Sp...

Social Media Upstart Parler Tops App Store Charts

Dissatisfaction with Twitter and Facebook is the central value proposition of Parler, maintained Charles King, the principal analyst with Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, Calif "I don't know whether it's measurably growing or if the app's sudden popularity simpl...

Open Source Defies Conflicts of Interest: Red Hat Tells All

Overall, Red Hat's announcement seems like a commonplace approach to formalizing how/when/why employees participate in open source projects, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Frankly, I am surprised that the company had not done so before this since it i...

DoJ to Google: Try This Antitrust Suit on for Size

Even if the DoJ doesn't win its case against Google, it could still have an impact on the high tech industry. "It sends a clear warning to companies that have used their scope or cash assets to effectively dominate and control specific markets and industries," said Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm Hayward, Calif...

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New Service Relays Customer Texts to In-Store Phone Lines

Unite Communications may have picked a good time to venture into this wide-open field, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "As Shopify's recent massive jump in share value indicates, companies outside the Amazon sphere continue to struggle with establishing and ma...

Lenovo Expands Linux-Ready Computer Line

It is worth noting that the new Linux configurations are all Thinkpad laptops or ThinkSystem desktops aimed primarily at businesses and IT professionals, particularly developers. They should also be attractive to folks working in areas where Linux predominates, like AI/machine learning and HPC/supercomputing, both areas where Lenovo is active, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT...

TikTok Enlists Oracle to Evade Trump’s Executive Order

"The deal will pad the wallets of the company's major shareholders," added Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT in Hayward, Calif "More importantly," he told the E-Commerce Times, "it should end or subdue the potshots the company has suffered from President Trump and oth...

Consumers Buying In to Digital Wallets

The rapid, continuing shift to online commerce has opened opportunities to promote other payment methodologies, including digital wallets, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Winning solutions are those that reduce or eliminate friction for consumers. At o...

Most Tech and Finance Firms Delaying Office Returns Into 2021

Until a successful vaccine arrives and is widely distributed and used, businesses will need to take a "safety first" approach to returning employees to the workplace, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. Those that do not proceed carefully risk sickening substantial numbers of their workers and, possibly, being faulted and sued if they fail to take adequate safety measures.

FAA Clears Amazon for Drone Delivery

"The Part 135 certificate means that the FAA has investigated Amazon's technology and program and determined that it complies with the agency's safety and operations guidelines," explained Charles King, the principal analyst atPund-IT "Awarding Amazon the certificate brings th...

Amazon Eyeing Mall Anchor Stores as Fulfillment Centers

Amazon could use the mall space for multiple purposes, noted Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT "The company could use a portion of those spaces for local pickup or, eventually, repurpose them into retail outlets," he told the E-Commerce Times. "I'm sure Amazon is ...

New Security Hole Puts Windows and Linux Users at Risk

Workarounds may need to be tweaked by various vendors to be effective for their products. Bootloader vulnerabilities have been found in the past that vendors successfully patched, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. For example, one was revealed in March ...

Samsung Reveals 6G Vision

"Features like these could support a wide range of advanced education, training and certification processes in various industries," said Charles King, the principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, Calif "They could also enhance remote support for hea...

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