Mike Elgan

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Mike Elgan (born December 3) 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.[1]


Elgan was chief editor for the technology publication Windows Magazine. He has written opinion columns for several publications, and in February 2013 had 2 million "followers" on Google+.[2] He has been featured or quoted by the BBC,[3] CNN,[4] FOX News,[5] The New York Times,[6] Wall Street Journal,[7] and NPR.[8]

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Elgan is also the host of Tech News Today, a live-streamed podcast on the TWiT Network, (former co-hosts were Sarah Lane until February 10, 2014 and Jason Howell until October 27, 2014) which covers technology news in conversation with journalists.[9] Elgan started as host on TWiT's New Year's Eve party on December 31, 2013 the day after former original host Tom Merritt's final show. His first show, episode 913, was an informal discussion about security and Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA with himself, Leo Laporte, Steve Gibson (host of Security Now) and Sarah Lane via Skype.[10]


  1. ^ "Google+ profile". Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "An Interview With Mike Elgan about Google+, Innovation, and Why He Uses an iPhone". Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cloud computing: Privacy and trust up in the cloud". Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Experts bemoan denial of '2000 bug'". CNN. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Mike Elgan. "10 obsolete technologies to kill in 2010". Fox Business. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Microsoft Digs In Against a 'Poorly Informed' U.S.". New York Times. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Apple: Will Most-Hated Product Translate Into Most-Loved Stock?". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Can Amazon's Jeff Bezos Save Planet Earth?". NPR. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "Tech News Today". Tech News Today. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "An Informal New Years Eve Chat". Tech News Today. Retrieved 5 July 2014. 

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