Tom Foremski


In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the blog Silicon Valley Watcher — reporting on the collision of media and technology. Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading computer journals and newspapers around the world. Silicon Valley has become a Media Valley.

Tom Foremski is the publisher of Prior sponsors of Silicon Valley Watcher have included: Tibco Software, Infineon Systems, Intel, and Edelman. He has worked with IBM, SAP, Delphix, and Weber Shandwick.

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Sergey Brin's dilemma

Sergey Brin's dilemma

Sergey Brin warns about the danger of government monitoring but everything that Google does to improve Internet commerce could be used to pursue political dissent.

April 18, 2012 by

Government is killing Silicon Valley innovation

Government is killing Silicon Valley innovation

I just spoke with Bob Ackerman, founder of Allegis Capital, and he is very concerned about innovation in Silicon Valley, primarily because of the cumulative impact of US government actions and regulations.Here are some notes from our conversation:- I'm very worried about the seed corn, that we won't have that next crop of innovative companies five, ten years in the future.

August 7, 2009 by