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.

Mingis on Tech: What's coming up at Mobile World Congress?

Tech Talk: What's trending for 2018?
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Tech Talk: What's trending for 2018?

The end of passwords may – or may not – be nigh. Blockchain is clearly evolving, as is 'serverless' computing. And our panel remains convinced Apple's HomePod is late to the game.

Mingis on Tech: 2018 and the Blockchain bubble
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Mingis on Tech: 2018 and the Blockchain bubble

After a raft of pilot programs last year, blockchain continues to evolve. It's now seen as the heart of a new global shipping platform that could save companies billions and the underpinnings for a P2P cloud storage endeavor.

Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

Mingis on Tech: How networking will evolve in 2018

From Cisco's big plans for intent-based networking to SD-WAN, 5G and IoT, the networking industry is in the midst of big changes. Network World's Brandon Butler explains what's happening, and why.

Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

Mingis on Tech: Blockchain explained

One of the buzziest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. But it can – and likely will – do much more than that.

Tech Talk: Uber hack, Google tracks, AWS packs (in China) ... and Firefox is back

Tech Talk: Uber hack, Google tracks, AWS packs (in China) ... and Firefox is back

Uber comes in for criticism in how it handled last year's hack – as does Google for allowing Android to track its users location. Meanwhile, AWS is selling off hardware in China and one panelist wonders about the future of Firefox.

Mingis on Tech: Coding for Alexa

Mingis on Tech: Coding for Alexa

To most users, Alexa is the helpful voice in the Echo and Echo Dot. But with a little coding, it can be made to do much more than play music, turn on the lights or tell you the weather.

Mingis on Tech: The iPhone X – best phone for business, or best phone ever?

Mingis on Tech: The iPhone X – best phone for business, or best phone ever?

Apple's new iPhone X already has a lot going for it: Face ID security, an OLED display and, of course, iOS 11 – making it a top-notch (if pricey) phone for enterprise users.

Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Tech Talk: The technology that scares us

Halloween may be over, but the frights remain. Whether it's from the loss of privacy from Alexa or Google Home, fake news on social media or A.I. the future could be a tech dystopia.

Mingis on Tech: Thumbs ups (and downs) for Win 10 Fall Creators Update

Mingis on Tech: Thumbs ups (and downs) for Win 10 Fall Creators Update

If you don't yet have the latest version of Windows 10, you eventually will. Preston Gralla details what to look for – and look out for – in Fall Creators Update.

Mingis on Tech: Pondering the Pixel 2 (as an iPhone alternative)

Mingis on Tech: Pondering the Pixel 2 (as an iPhone alternative)

Google's latest reference smartphone, the Pixel 2, is out. Our reviewer, Dan Rosenbaum, has the details on what it's like to use and whether it's enough to tempt an iPhone user to switch.

Tech Talk: The Equifax data breach, a new Apple Watch and A.I. for all

Tech Talk: The Equifax data breach, a new Apple Watch and A.I. for all

With the Equifax breach still making waves, the new Apple Watch now on wrists and A.I. seemingly everywhere, our panel digs into what's in the news in IT.

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