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.


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...

Mingis on Tech, Episode 42: The H-1B debate (and Facebook Live's fate)

It looks like some changes may be coming to the controversial H-1B visa program in the U.S. But the same can't be said for Facebook Live, which has drawn scrutiny in recent weeks after users uploaded disturbing videos.

The Takeaway: Windows 10's uptake surges

The Takeaway: Windows 10's uptake surges

Windows users seem to have taken a real shine to Microsoft's new OS, which ended last week powering a record 3 percent of all Windows devices.

The Takeaway: Could Apple's El Capitan arrive sooner than expected?

The Takeaway: Could Apple's El Capitan arrive sooner than expected?

The faster pace of developer releases of Apple's next version of OS X indicates that the desktop/laptop operating system upgrade could launch earlier than expected.

The Takeaway: Why Windows 10 wants your upload bandwidth

The Takeaway: Why Windows 10 wants your upload bandwidth

Some new Windows 10 users have been caught off guard by a new peer-to-peer service in the OS that relies on a customer's upload bandwidth to distribute updates and apps.

The Takeaway: No, Windows 10's roll-out won't break the Internet

The Takeaway: No, Windows 10's roll-out won't break the Internet

The large number of Windows users likely to upgrade to Windows 10 could lead to Internet slowdowns this week as downloads clog ISPs' networks.

The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

The Takeaway: Tech bubble redux?

NASDAQ's hitting new highs, tech firms are getting serious VC backing and undergrad enrollments in computer science are up sharply. Is 2015 the new 1999?

The Takeaway: Windows 10 could be on more than 440M PCs in 20 months

The Takeaway: Windows 10 could be on more than 440M PCs in 20 months

An updated look at how fast Windows users are upgrading their computers indicates that Microsoft could have Windows 10 on more than 440 million PCs by early 2017.

The Takeaway: Windows 10's big change -- 10 years of support from day 1

The Takeaway: Windows 10's big change -- 10 years of support from day 1

In a big shift for Microsoft, Windows 10 users will get new features and functions for a full decade from the time the OS is purchased.

The Takeaway: With Firefox for Windows 10, Mozilla hopes to keep its users

The Takeaway: With Firefox for Windows 10, Mozilla hopes to keep its users

Mozilla plans to release the Windows 10 version of Firefox in August or September, and hopes that doing so will allow it to keep users from jumping ship to Microsoft's Edge browser.

The Takeaway: The devil in the details of the Windows 10 license

The Takeaway: The devil in the details of the Windows 10 license

The end-user license agreement for Windows 10, not surprisingly, includes changes that spell out everything from how automatic updates are handled to what happens to pirated copies when a user tries to upgrade.

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