Jack Gold

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Jack E. Gold is founder and principal analyst at J. Gold Associates, LLC., an analyst firm in Northborough, Mass. With more than 45 years of experience in the computer and electronics industries, and 25 years as a tech industry analyst, he covers the many aspects of business and consumer computing and emerging technologies.

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Is your company part of the GDPR 'mobile loophole'?

Location-based services move beyond mobile and into enterprise apps

Location-based services move beyond mobile and into enterprise apps

The ability to access location-based services (LBS) via a real-time API/SDK is critical to making future services and applications useful, especially in business.

2018 will be the year of 'smart' in mobile

2018 will be the year of 'smart' in mobile

The next phase of smartphone differentiation will be about increasing the "smart."

Microsoft's plan to sell more Windows S devices

Microsoft's plan to sell more Windows S devices

Microsoft is looking to regain momentum in the expanding mobile workforce that often has not been on a Microsoft platform.

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8: The battle of the $1,000 smartphones

iPhone X vs. Galaxy Note 8: The battle of the $1,000 smartphones

Comparing the enterprise features in the Apple iPhone X with those in the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, this blogger gives the edge to the Galaxy Note 8.

11 tech breakthroughs that led to today’s smartphones

11 tech breakthroughs that led to today’s smartphones

With the imminent release of the next generation of iPhones, let's look at what early pioneers did to get us to where we are today

Don't be so quick to think Intel is abandoning the Internet of Things

Don't be so quick to think Intel is abandoning the Internet of Things

Intel has relatively quietly cancelled several of its Internet of Things (IoT) offerings. But that's not the whole story.

A tale of two Microsofts

A tale of two Microsofts

It was the best of times, it was the “not so great” of times...

Can Intel win in 5G?

Can Intel win in 5G?

The battle for the modems that power mobile devices is intense and shows no sign of letting up as we move towards 5G. But success for Intel may not take the traditional path.

Can Dell change endpoint security?

Can Dell change endpoint security?

Traditional PC security is failing most companies, and a new approach is required if enterprises are to be protected. Can PC vendors like Dell dramatically improve endpoint security?

Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

Is a Microsoft WinBook coming?

ChromeBooks have been very popular devices within certain markets like education. Can Microsoft grab a share of this market with its own WinBook?

What Sears' recent troubles could tell us about Amazon's future

What Sears' recent troubles could tell us about Amazon's future

Sears was once THE powerhouse in retailing. Can its recent fall from grace provide any insights for current e-retailers?

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