Tom Foremski

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

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Google should close down "evil" Performics business

Google's recent acquisition of ad network Doubleclick means it is also owner of Doubleclick's Performics, a leader in search engine optimization (SEO) services. Google is in constant battle with SEO companies because they go beyond its basic SEO rules and trick its algorithms into a higher rank for a web site.

March 17, 2008 by


Tech giants reveal their agenda

The CEOs of the largest US tech companies this week lobbied the government for protection against patent infringement lawsuits, and for support of several key policies.Technet, the organization representing the chief executives of the largest US tech companies, unveiled its "2008 Innovation Policy Agenda" at an event in Washington, D.

March 12, 2008 by


Where is Hewlett-Packard heading?

The highlight of the Hewlett-Packard's Labs event late last week was Shane Robison, the chief strategist laying out the industry trends and HP's planned response . It was by far the most lucid presentation I've heard on HP's strategy.

March 9, 2008 by


Lunarr and its mystery uses...

My favorite Portland based startup company is Lunarr, which has created a unique collaboration service that combines a wiki-like front with email. This allows messaging between one or more collaborators on a document or what Lunarr likes to call a "flip" side.

February 19, 2008 by