We don't have the leverage to change government policies--let the US government do it, say Microsoft and Yahoo.
Tom Foremski: IMHO
Former Financial Times reporter Tom Foremski writes about Silicon Valley business trends and the intersection of technology and media.
Tom Foremski reports on the business and culture of Silicon Valley at the intersection of technology and media.
Google's Q4 results show a continued revenue shift away from partner sites--such as media and web services.
Web site owners could choose to block users from another country to protest foreign government actions.
Utility computing demands large and complex data centers which increasingly rely on statisticians to keep them running
The acquisition of Pixar by Disney also highlights the emergence of a formidable West Coast corridor of tech and media companies stretching from Vancouver to San Diego.
There is a need for telemetry applications of all kinds and focused investing is the way to get there.
Google saves every piece of data it comes across, and so do many other companies. The future could reveal our present lives in incredible detail.
Lashing together PCs and using its own operating system is the way Google started but today there must be less expensive ways to build an IT infrastructure for Google.
Sun is giving away IT software in the hopes of selling more hardware as it gears up for a grid computing future.
There are many similarities between rap music and blogging cultures