Tom Foremski

Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.

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Tibco and why IT really does matter again

I really should spend more time with my sponsors of SVW. I spent most of Tuesday at Tibco's user conference, catching up with the the company's business strategy team and having some great conversations, and thinking I really should spend more time with my sponsors.

May 2, 2007 by


Autonomy CEO says tags don't work

Mike Lynch, the CEO of Autonomy, the UK enterprise search company, was in town this week (video is coming). I used to meet with Mr Lynch regularly when I was at the Financial Times, and when the dotcom boom was in full swing.

April 6, 2007 by


HP says gaming will drive Vista adoption the most, shows off next gen gaming technologies

I just got back from HP's Gaming Summit at Dogpatch Studios, which showcased some rather nifty gaming technologies from HP Labs (video is coming.)During a panel discussion, Rahul Sood, chief technology officer at HP Gaming, and founder of Voodoo PC said that next generation PC games based on Microsoft's new DirectX 10 technology will do more to drive sales of Vista than anything else.

April 4, 2007 by


A proposal for a new kind of "fair use"

News aggregators and bloggers that carry third party content should carry at least one advertising link associated with that content. It would be the fair thing to do and a large aggregator such as Google News could help establish this practice.

March 25, 2007 by

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