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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 enterprise computing is living on the edge

Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

5G wireless technology will enable business opportunities that will bring new services and better performance that extend beyond the smartphone.

Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

Don’t be blinded by 5G: Why you can’t neglect Wi-Fi 6

As important as 5G is for smartphones and other devices, don't overlook an equally important next-generation wireless technology -- Wi-Fi 6.

When should enterprises move to 5G?

When should enterprises move to 5G?

Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but eventually everyone will be on 5G. However, before rushing to implement it in your business be sure to know what the available benefits are and which types of users will notice a real...

The real challenge to achieving 5G: the networks

The real challenge to achieving 5G: the networks

With 5G almost upon us, everyone seems focused on the devices. But that's not where most of the work remains to be done. The greater challenges are with the networks.

New chip techniques are needed for the new computing workloads

New chip techniques are needed for the new computing workloads

With complex new computing workloads becoming the norm, and Moore's Law approaching its limit, it's time to rethink how we create computer processors.

Most Enterprise of Things initiatives are a waste of money

Most Enterprise of Things initiatives are a waste of money

Companies jumping on the IoT bandwagon without a plan to fully implement an Enterprise of Things (EoT) consolidated strategy are wasting valuable resources.

The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

The Enterprise of Thing's troubling lack of security

Enterprise deployment of IoT devices brings a unique requirement to enterprise security that is distinct from normal end points and data centers. Here are three strategies to address it.

Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD

Meltdown and Spectre exploits: Cutting through the FUD

A breakdown of what the Meltdown and Spectre exploits are, what they aren’t, the risks they pose, and what you should do.

How to speed up IoT deployment: Give each device an identity

How to speed up IoT deployment: Give each device an identity

With all of the Internet of Things and Enterprise of Things devices coming online, we need an automated way to connect them or face severe adoption bottlenecks.

IoT can learn from smartphone security

IoT can learn from smartphone security

Mobile systems-on-a-chip security features can add value to Internet of Things devices.

From PC to PS: The personal supercomputer is coming

Within the next three to four years, most PC users will see their machines morph into personal supercomputers. This change will be enabled by the emergence of multicore CPUs and, perhaps more importantly, the arrival of massively...

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