Tom Foremski

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

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The mumbo jumbo of social media

Tuesday evening I was in CNET's HQ in downtown San Francisco for my first Social Media Club experience. Social Media Club is a creation of my friends Chris Heuer and Kristie Wells, and it consists of bringing together small groups of people to discuss subjects and to share in idea creation.

January 18, 2007 by

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MacWorld: The Apple/Sony iDog...

Monday evening at Cafe de Presse in downtown SF I bumped into a bunch of Apple people and several dozen European reporters here for CES and Apple's MacWorld.It speaks to the power of Apple ,and the Steve Jobs brand, that despite CES promoting itself as the center of the digital consumer electronics marketplace--everyone in Las Vegas is looking over their shoulder to see what Apple will announce in San Francisco.

January 8, 2007 by

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Is DTrace Sun's killer application?

Wednesday evening I'm at Le Colonial in San Francisco's Tenderloin District having a spirited discussion with one of Sun's young Turks, a bright software engineer called Bryan Cantrill. We're talking about a technology he and his team have developed called DTrace.

December 6, 2006 by

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Yahoo's leadership and identity crisis sparked by Google

Yahoo's hastily engineered reorganization does away with key leaders within the company:Chief Operating Officer Dan Rosensweig and Lloyd Braun, the head of Yahoo's media and entertainment group, are leaving the company, Yahoo spokeswoman Joanna Stevens said. John Marcom, senior vice president of International Operations, is also leaving the company "soon," she said.

December 5, 2006 by

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