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IBM Chief Sounds Cautionary Note on Deep Data, AI, Quantum Computing

The biggest challenges to the adoption of emerging technologies, like AI and quantum computing, are creating transparency and preventing bias, suggested Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm in Hayward, California. "In the former case, many or...

How to Choose a B2C E-Commerce Suite

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...

Getting Clarity on the Private vs. Public Cloud Decision

While public cloud services can be valuable in many circumstances, they are not necessarily the Utopian IT platform of the future that proponents make them out to be, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "As the report suggests, these points are clearly the case...

Google Shows Off New Android Dev Tools

Foldable mobile devices are not guaranteed to be successful as the technology transitions from concept to reality, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "In many ways, smartphone users are the world's largest community of lab rats, in the sense that so many are w...

The Internet’s Precarious Health

"The optimist in me sincerely hopes this will be successful," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT That said, "you also have to ask how many outside the Mozilla community are paying attention," he told LinuxInsider....

$34B Red Hat Acquisition Is a Bolt Out of Big Blue

The acquisition was a smart business move for both IBM and Red Hat, said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "It seems possible or likely that other vendors would be interested in purchasing Red Hat," he told the E-Commerce Times. "By making a deal happen, IBM is bringi...

Software Security Best Practices Are Changing, Finds New Report

It is no exaggeration to say that from a security perspective, businesses have targets painted on their backs due to the value that their data assets represent to cybercriminals, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Software can provide critical lines of defense t...

Google Digs In Heels Over Global Expansion of EU’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’

"The scope of complying with the EU's expansion of 'the right to be forgotten' is hard to conceive," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "An inadequate comparison would be to demand that libraries be responsible for all the information in the books on their shelves...

Sonos Welcomes Devs With Open APIs

"Ideally, third parties will build apps that add valuable new functions and service capabilities into Sonos smart speakers and increase their usability and customer satisfaction," said Charles King, a Hayward, California-based principal analyst with Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm...

Trio of New iPhones Expected in September

"Camera performance and quality is increasingly an issue that users care about," said Charles King, a Hayward, California-based principal analyst with Pund-IT, a technology advisory firm "If Apple can deliver the goods there, it stands a chance of getting more consumers on boa...

New LibreOffice Version Offers Fresh Take

Whether LibreOffice is a suitable free replacement for Microsoft Office depends on several factors, according to Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT. It might not be universally ideal for both individuals and power users For example, if an organization has standardized...

Virus Attack on Chipmaker Could Delay Next iPhone

It is too soon to predict how the incident may affect Apple's new products, said Charles King, a Hayward, California-based principal analyst with Pund-IT, an advisory and consulting firm. "While production of iPhone chips may have been impacted, whether those effects were eno...

Google Adds Kubernetes to Rebranded Cloud Marketplace

The name change at one level is purely an effort to heighten the visibility of the Google Cloud Platform brand and to point attention to the new marketplace for ready-to-deploy apps, suggested Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Ideally, it will move interested busines...

Microsoft’s New Skype Could Be Risky Gamble

When Skype was introduced in 2003, it broke significant ground in terms of capabilities and features, recalled Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Unfortunately, Microsoft's development of Skype has lagged more recent entrants, like Google and Facebook, and lost sight ...

TrueCommerce Integration With Shopify Promises Boatloads of Benefits

"The vision of e-commerce that emerged during the dot-com boom in the 1990s was of a virtual playing field that was level for businesses of every size, kind, and location," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Two decades later, the reality is quite different, with...

EU Watchdog Accuses Facebook, Google of Privacy Shenanigans

"Basically, 'dark matter' reads like a list of practices that have been commonplace for years among Web companies that rely on advertising revenues for survival -- particularly Facebook and Google," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "The bigger issue here is that...

Suse Linux Enterprise 15 Bridges Traditional, Software-Defined Systems

The SLE 15 operating system addresses the increasing adoption of hybrid, software-defined computing environments spanning physical servers/storage, virtualization, cloud services, containerized workloads, edge computing (IoT) and high-performance computing, noted Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.

Private Cloud May Be the Best Bet: Report

While public cloud services can be valuable in many circumstances, they are not necessarily the Utopian IT platform of the future that proponents make them out to be, observed Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "As the report suggests, these points are clearly the cas...

Microsoft Goes All-In With Gaming

"Microsoft's moves could be interpreted as signaling that the company's platforms aren't attracting as much developer attention as the company would like," said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Acquiring known studios and bolstering its own internal development effo...

Dark Screen Mode Among New macOS Mojave Highlights

"Desktop and laptop computers haven't played a significant role in the company's success or plans for years," maintained Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT "Once-stellar products like the MacBook Air have become increasingly moribund," he told TechNewsWorld, "but thos...

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