I meet with a lot of people, a lot of startups, and many many times they will tell me how their competitors are messing up, how f*!d they are.
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.
Earlier I was writing about Jared Kopf's AdRoll, a new advertising network. I was thinking about the economics of the online advertising market.
. . . No more corporate scandals?Autonomy [AUTN], the second largest European software company Monday launched Autonomy Information Governance (AIG), software that can understand in real-time the meaning of email, blogs, and other documents.
My recent post speculating about an Apple branded search site was inspired by Barry Diller's IAC launching a new search site focused on the Black Community. Please see: Black Is The New Search: Barry Diller's IAC Launches Its First Home Grown Business - A Black Search SiteSearch is becoming a commodity and so brand is going to be more important in the future.
So, my other site Silicon Valley Watcher was down for much of Tuesday.My ISP had a problem processing my payment.
Enterprise IT is learning a lot from what could be termed "consumer IT" all the applications that people use outside of work. Most of these applications are termed "social" apps such as Flickr, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.
Matt Richtel's New York Times article about the heavy stress of making a living as a blogger is not about the blogger life at all. It is about the life of a freelance journalist, which often sits at the bottom a very shallow barrel in terms of journalist compensation.
Trolls are the anonymous conversation killers of the online world. Yet I think they do provide something valuable: an insight into the human condition.
I've had my iPhone since the day it came out. I love everything about it except the phone part (AT&T is nowhere as good as Sprint).
[Updated: To clarify Videoegg is not closing, it is closing its doors to user generated content.]User generated content was supposed to be a goldmine.