Mike Elgan

Contributing Columnist

Mike Elgan is a technology-obsessed journalist, author, blogger, podcaster and digital nomad. He writes a column for IDG’s Insider Pro. Learn more at his website: elgan.com.

Why just about everyone is wrong about 5G

Why you should sign up for the Starlink public beta

Why you should sign up for the Starlink public beta

The future is coming soon from a low-earth orbit satellite near you. Don't be late for the launch.

Make way for the new head of remote work

Make way for the new head of remote work

Large organizations are suddenly hiring for a new position that will change your work life forever. Here's what you need to know.

Why it's unethical for businesses to use Facebook

Why it's unethical for businesses to use Facebook

It's time for all companies to stop using Facebook services, software, hardware and advertising. Here's why.

Inside Apple's 'Bionic Virtual Meeting Room'

Inside Apple's 'Bionic Virtual Meeting Room'

In the near future, you'll attend meetings in a conference room that exists in your Apple AR glasses.

Should you embrace Google's new business card replacement?

Should you embrace Google's new business card replacement?

Google is testing a new post-pandemic, no-touch alternative to business cards that lets you add your info to search results when people Google you.

How to think about Microsoft's new smartphone

How to think about Microsoft's new smartphone

Don't call it a smartphone, says Microsoft — the Surface Duo is a two-screen phablet that will change the world — but only Microsoft's world.

Google, Facebook, SpaceX battle to connect remote workers

Google, Facebook, SpaceX battle to connect remote workers

The coronavirus crisis is driving employees out of the cities and into remote areas where bandwidth is low or nonexistent. Google, Facebook, SpaceX and others all have a dog in this fight.

Why coronavirus contact tracing apps are failing

Why coronavirus contact tracing apps are failing

Security, yes. But the biggest problem to adoption is staring us all in the mirror. Here's what that means for you and your organization.

5 areas IT leaders should be followers

5 areas IT leaders should be followers

Here's where board members, the c-suite, managers and team leaders need to take charge by falling in line.

Software is eating the world of eating

Software is eating the world of eating

Cloud kitchens are further disrupting the traditional restaurant model -- turning food into a software technology business.

Apple and COVID-19 drive QR code innovation

Apple and COVID-19 drive QR code innovation

Heavy hitters from Apple to government agencies to major banks are leaning in on QR code tech to improve disease tracking, touchless payments and much more.

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