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.


Microsoft preps for Windows 10 upgrade push

Microsoft preps for Windows 10 upgrade push

As uptake of Windows 10 slows, Microsoft appears to be laying the groundwork for an aggressive effort to convince consumers to move on from Windows 7 and 8.1.

IBM bets on big data and IoT with Weather Company acquisition

IBM bets on big data and IoT with Weather Company acquisition

Through its deal to acquire Weather.com and other digital assets of The Weather Company, IBM shows that it is serious about big data and the Internet of Things.

Hands on: The iPad Pro -- It's a laptop! It's a tablet!

Hands on: The iPad Pro -- It's a laptop! It's a tablet!

With the arrival this week of the iPad Pro, Apple launches a salvo in the hybrid, 2-in-1 wars. It's clearly a great tablet, but will it replace a laptop?

With Surface Book, Microsoft targets Apple -- and OEMs

With Surface Book, Microsoft targets Apple -- and OEMs

With the Surface Book launch, Microsoft may be eyeing Apple’s share of the hardware market while seeking a way to keep Windows afloat in case its OEM partners give up on its flagship operating system.

With iPad Pro, Apple pushes further into the enterprise

With iPad Pro, Apple pushes further into the enterprise

After forging alliances with IBM and Cisco and unveiling a business-ready 12.9-in. tablet, Apple appears to be poised to make serious inroads into the corporate market.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs resigns

Apple's iconic CEO, Steve Jobs, is resigning and has asked the company's board of directors to tap COO Tim Cook as his replacement.

Steve Jobs resigning as Apple CEO

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from his role in the iconic company he started.

Apple 13-in. MacBook Air: Style and speed

I'm not going to hem and haw: As far as I'm concerned, Apple's new 13-in. MacBook Air is just about perfect.

15-in. MacBook Pro: Same look, more speed

Let's get this out of the way first thing: Apple's new MacBook Pro line of laptops, unveiled late last month and almost lost in the din of publicity around the iPad 2 launch, do not -- repeat, do not -- use flawed Sandy Bridge...

11.6-in. MacBook Air: Don't call it a netbook

When you first take the 11.6-in. MacBook Air out of its box, the word "netbook" will almost certainly pop into your head. After all, the diminutive size and weight of Apple's newest ultraslim laptop -- not to mention its modest...

Oracle hires Mark Hurd as co-president

Former HP CEO Mark Hurd has a new job: oracle announced Monday night that it has hired him to be one of two Oracle co-presidents.

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