Ken Mingis

Executive Editor

Ken Mingis is Executive Editor at Computerworld and oversees the day-to-day operation of, and strategic planning for, our website.

Tech giants are embracing financial services | TECH(talk)

Tech giants are embracing financial services | TECH(talk)

Apple may be prepping to turn your iPhone into a digital wallet, and has already announced plans for an Apple credit card. Now, Facebook expects to roll out its own cryptocurrency in 2020. So just what's going on?

Microsoft delivers download flexibility with Windows 10 1903 | TECH(talk)

Microsoft delivers download flexibility with Windows 10 1903 | TECH(talk)

With the arrival of Windows 10 1903, users will be allowed to delay installation of the upgrade for up to about 18 months. That's a big change in how Microsoft has done updates in the past.

Financial services embraces AI | TECH(talk)

With artificial intelligence (and machine learning) showing up in numerous industries, it's no surprise they're gaining traction now in financial services. Coming soon to a banking chatbot near you....

The changes coming to H-1B visas | TECH(talk)

The controversial H-1B visa program is seeing some changes that could smooth the visa application process – and proposed changes that could make it more restrictive. CIO's Sharon Florentine explains what's going on.

Coming to Android Q: Bubbles for multi-tasking | TECH(talk)

Google has added a new multi-tasking feature in Android Q: Bubbles, which will allow users to perform tasks across different apps without having to actually switch apps.

Slack Frontiers 2019 | TECH(talk)

At its Frontiers event this week, Slack offered up tweaks to its popular collaboration platform – all aimed at helping users get their jobs done faster and easier. Most notably, the company is looking to connect Slack with email.

What's new in Windows 10 version 1903? |TECH(talk)

With the next version of Windows 10 set to appear soon, it’s time to take a look at what’s new and what’s changed in version 1903. (Not much, actually.) Computerworld contributing editor Preston Gralla explored just what that means...

What's next for blockchain technology? | TECH(talk)

Over the past few years, blockchain has grown and evolved as it’s taken hold in a variety of industries. And it looks like 2019 will be the year blockchain gets more enmeshed in financial services. Computerworld’s Ken Mingis and Lucas...

Gender diversity in IT: How companies are getting tangible results | TECH(talk)

How much progress has been made in gender diversity in the IT field in the past few years? CIO writer Sharon Florentine, who frequently blogs about women in IT, talks with Juliet Beauchamp and Ken Mingis about companies that are...

Mobile World Congress 2019 recap | TECH(talk)

This year's MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, foldables largely stole the show, according to PC World's Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in this...

All about the Samsung Galaxy S10, MWC '19 and foldable phones | TECH(talk)

Samsung kicked off a busy week for mobile devices with the Samsung Galaxy S10 line-up (just ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress). That makes it an ideal time to talk about the S10, foldable phones and 5G networking.

A look at Android upgrades (and why they're late) | TECH(talk)

It's been more than six months since Android 9.0 (Pie) arrived. So why has it taken so long for device makers to roll the update out?

All about Android upgrades (and why they're late)  | TECH(talk)

All about Android upgrades (and why they're late) | TECH(talk)

The release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. So why does it take so long for device makers to roll them out?

Have we already reached 'peak smartphone'? | TECH(talk)

Have we already reached 'peak smartphone'? | TECH(talk)

First it was Apple's earnings miss (because of slower-than-expected iPhone sales). Then other smartphone makers reported lackluster sales. One analyst calls the market a 'mess.' So what's going on – and what does it mean for...

The future of smartphones | TECH (talk)

With smartphone sales slowing down (even for Apple), it's time to ask why – and how the industry can get out of its current funk.

A look at collaboration in 2019 | TECH(talk)

It's been a busy January for several companies that make collaboration software. Here's what's been going on with Microsoft Teams, G Suite and others since the start of 2019.

TECH(talk): The collaboration software market is on the move

TECH(talk): The collaboration software market is on the move

It's already been a busy 2019 for several companies that make collaboration software. Here's what's been going on while you weren't looking.

Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

Mingis on Tech, Episode 84: What's Google Fi?

Google's push into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, lets it offer service that can undercut rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

Mingis on Tech, Episode 83: Bent iPads and slipping revenues – Apple, WTF?

Some iPad owners found their new tablets were bent, but as far as Apple is concerned, it's a non-issue. Then the company announced that quarterly revenues would fall short of expectations. So what's going on?

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