Bill Snyder

Columnist

San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. He writes the Tech's Bottom Line blog for InfoWorld, and his work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.

The ghosts of CEOs past: Apple's liberation, Microsoft's haunting

‘It just works’? Not so for too many Apple users

‘It just works’? Not so for too many Apple users

Apple's journey from 'it just works' to 'it just needs more work' may undermine the company’s reputation for quality

Trillions and trillions: The iPhone revolution in dollars

Trillions and trillions: The iPhone revolution in dollars

The iPhone did in fact 'change everything,' in ways you can actually calculate

The hottest tech skills for 2015: Security forensics and good old Java

The hottest tech skills for 2015: Security forensics and good old Java

IT job growth is expected to outpace the overall economy, and those with the right skills stand to benefit handsomely

Why China is about to give Silicon Valley serious competition

Why China is about to give Silicon Valley serious competition

Although many countries make big but empty noise about being the new tech innovator, China's claims have real teeth

Don’t make Google the whipping boy for others' failings

Don’t make Google the whipping boy for others' failings

Sometimes Google does do evil, but blaming it for the disconnect between the law and the Web is a huge mistake

Real innovation, not false bravado, disrupts markets

Real innovation, not false bravado, disrupts markets

From cable TV to taxi cabs, innovative disruption is shaking up markets and changing people’s lives

Blame China for the NSA's spying campaign on us all

Blame China for the NSA's spying campaign on us all

'@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex' explores the origins of the NSA’s war on privacy -- and Silicon Valley's complicity

Meet the worst tech industry turkeys of 2014

Meet the worst tech industry turkeys of 2014

This year’s flock distinguished itself by behaving badly toward women, abusing their customers, and shipping buggy software

Privacy breaches: Bad for business, good for jobs

Privacy breaches: Bad for business, good for jobs

As major companies spend billions to shore up privacy, demand is rising for IT professionals with the right skills

How the Republican Senate will impact tech

Expect to see a much higher cap on H-1B visas, no progress on Net Neutrality, and a decent chance at patent reform.

Top tech salaries go to those who graduate college

Top tech salaries go to those who graduate college

Computer science and engineering majors from these schools nab top dollars after they graduate

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