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Mike Elgan

Mike Elgan is an American journalist, blogger, columnist, and podcaster. He is a columnist for publications including Computerworld, Cult of Android, Cult of Mac, Forbes, Datamation, eWeek, and Baseline.

Why Apple Is Gunning for Microsoft

Apple announced a few new products yesterday, including a new thin and light iPad Air model. But mostly,...

Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Launch Newspapers?

I read The New York Times on Sunday. It was weird. Although I was a devoted subscriber and...

Why Amazon Can’t Compete with Silicon Valley For Payments

So you want to buy an electric toothbrush. But where? If you're like millions of people, you'll just...

Why Microsoft Should Fire Bill Gates, Too

Now that we’ve endured the unpleasant spectacle of Steve Ballmer crying over the loss of the company...

Why Amazon Is the Most Innovative Tablet Maker

It’s time to stop thinking of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets as glorified eBook readers. These tablets are...

How Microsoft Can Rise Again (Like Apple and Google Did)

When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer fell onto a glass coffee table, shattering it and cutting his forehead,...

Apple Changes the World Again. No, Really!

Apple announced a host of insignificant new iPhone features yesterday, including the bold use of plastic, wacky...

Why the ‘C’ in iPhone 5C Stands for ‘China’

Apple will almost certainly announce Tuesday two new phone lines, the iPhone 5C and 5S lines. But the...

Why Not Record Everything, All the Time?

Everyone was stunned by the scale of the NSA's data capture in the wake of the Edward...

Facebook and Google: “We’re Going to Need a Bigger Internet”

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg today announced a partnership called internet.org, which exists to provide Internet access to...