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Walmart Ups the Ante in Grocery Delivery Competition

Overall, the new service offers significant additional convenience for a modest cost, said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "It will be particularly attractive for customers who shop at Walmart more than four or five times per month, like time-pressed families with s...

Reliving D-Day Through Augmented Reality

"That may be an issue with some visitors, but museums aren't the only places being challenged by technological distractions," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Hopefully, AR and other new features will help inspire people to put down their phones and be entertai...

Apple Highlights User Experience in New OS Lineup

"For years, Apple Maps has lagged significantly behind Google Maps in terms of features, functions and local details," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "The new enhancements discussed at WWDC should be a welcome...

5G Could Mess With Accuracy of Weather Forecasts

The FCC should suspend the 24 GHz band auction until it solves this problem, maintained Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "Despite the promotional yapping around 5G, sizable commercial availability is still some ways ...

Flexa Launches Crypto-Based Payment App

The safety and reliability of cryptocurrency payments depend on the parties involved in the transaction, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "The volatility of crypto prices and high-profile failures and scams befalling some platforms have made commercial u...

SCOTUS Greenlights Apple App Store Antitrust Lawsuit

Although Apple is at the center of the Pepper case, the litigation could have ramifications for other online outlets using a business model similar to Apple's, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "At the least, th...

Microsoft Becomes Master of Its Own Linux Kernel

The two biggest benefits for Microsoft are efficiency and security, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "By leveraging its own substantial development assets and tools, the company's customers can be assured that the kernel remains fully current and is temp...

Red Flag Flying Over Flagship Phones

Many consumers have hit the wall when it comes to what they're willing to pay for a smartphone, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California. "It used to be that premium-priced flagship phones delivered substantial new...

Red Hat Breathes New Life Into Java

With Red Hat's stewardship of OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11, enterprises using those distributions can rest assured that patches and updates will continue for a few more years, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "That's particularly important from a security standpoin...

Report: Apple Is Gearing Up to Debut Mini-LED Display Tech

"At CES, Asus demoed a mini LED display in a product aimed at artists and other creative professionals," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California Embracing mini LED technology could give Apple an effective way to compet...

Microsoft’s Edge Goes With the Chromium Flow

The browser upgrade is not likely to draw more users to the retooled Edge browser than dedicated Microsoft customers, suggested Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "That is especially true since Microsoft is disabling many of the functions integrated with Google apps an...

Report: YouTube Too Fixated on Engagement to Curb Toxic Content

It's doubtful that government regulation of YouTube would be beneficial, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "Though Facebook and YouTube and Google execs have claimed for years to be doing all they can to curb...

Apple Presents Its Spin on Entertainment and News

"Apple News+ could be fairly interesting," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "It streamlines access to print content, and could provide revenue streams to publications that haven't been able to effectively sell a...

Warren Dons Tech-Buster Mantle

In theory, breaking up companies that dominate various markets opens the way for greater competition and potential value for consumers, including lower costs, increased choices and broader development efforts that would in new products and services, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California.

Pitney Bowes Launches Self-Service Tool to Drive Post-Buy Revenue

Retail is an increasingly fraught and difficult way to make a living due to aggressive competition and cutthroat pricing, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. "Given those factors, fulfillment and delivery services can be a minefield for retailers, so offe...

Microsoft Defends Jumping in AR Bed With Military

The composition of the protest groups matters, too, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "Frankly, the opinions of key executives and senior engineers are likely to outweigh clerical staff and knowledge workers," h...

Finding the Right B2C E-Commerce Suite for Your Business

Commerce suites need to provide customers with more than just access to a company's goods, observed Hayward, California-based Charles King, a principal analyst with Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm. "It also needs to highlight and reinforce a company's brand and go-to-mark...

Amazon Meshes With Eero

Nevertheless, the privacy issue, whether real or perceived, should not be ignored, maintained Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "Given the outcry on social media prompted by the deal, it's a subject that Amazon needs ...

New Android Apps Come to the Aid of Hearing-Impaired

"Sound Amplifier enables an Android phone to be used as a sound booster, so you could use it to amplify speech or other sounds in your direct vicinity," noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California "It's a bit similar to T...

Apple Rumored Plotting a Game Subscription Service

A pure game play by Apple would be "hugely complicated, expensive and dangerous for the company," maintained Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California That risk is reduced if Apple acts as a broker in a Netflix-type model....

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