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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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The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jack Gold and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

Will 5G increase mobile security?

Will 5G increase mobile security?

We love our smartphones, but there's a dark side. Their prevalence and users’ tendencies to connect over public Wi-Fi make mobile devices a common target of bad guys. Analyst Jack Gold looks at how to mitigate the risk.

Can you be mobile AND secure?

Can you be mobile AND secure?

Despite the security challenges mobile devices create, there is no going back. Users demand corporate access from their smartphones and companies benefit from this access with increased efficiency, better use of time and improved user...

How gaming can save high-end smartphones

How gaming can save high-end smartphones

The smartphone market, especially at the high end, is slowing down as we reach market maturity. Gaming, however, might be the key to stimulating growth.

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold: Bright future or dead end?

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold: Bright future or dead end?

Samsung finally announced it is shipping its Galaxy Fold, coming to AT&T and T-Mobile on April 26. Who will this device appeal to and will it be successful?

Mobile World Congress 2019: Where smartphone battles unfolded

Mobile World Congress 2019: Where smartphone battles unfolded

Beyond the impressive new smartphone tech that we saw at Mobile World Congress, what does it all mean for the future of mainstream devices and average users?

Enterprise mobile management: Where do we go from here?

Enterprise mobile management: Where do we go from here?

Traditional mobile management is dead. There is a new era of device management coming, and you better get ready for it.

Why mobile devices must have AI

Why mobile devices must have AI

Mobile devices powered with artificial intelligence (AI) is not an if -- it’s a when. Without AI, the increasing complexity of our devices will become overwhelming.

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

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

Europe is leading the way in privacy protection with General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). But most companies are not focused on what it means for their mobile workers.

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.

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