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.

Meet the worst tech industry turkeys of 2014

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

Verizon tracks mobile users online, researcher says

Verizon tracks mobile users online, researcher says

Verizon Wireless uses cookie-like tokens that let advertisers track customers on the Web so they can serve targeted ads, according to EEF

Security jobs are hot, thanks to the Internet of things

Security jobs are hot, thanks to the Internet of things

Security certifications are soaring in value as thousands of new jobs are there for the taking

Far from Silicon Valley, a big bet on the Internet of things

Far from Silicon Valley, a big bet on the Internet of things

In Australia, a twist on grid computing paves the way to the city of the future -- and creates new opportunities for developers

VC chorus: Wild spending signals bubble trouble

VC chorus: Wild spending signals bubble trouble

Wild spending by startups and ludicrous valuations of companies with no profits threatens to stifle the tech job boom

What technology execs can still learn from Steve Jobs ... and Aristotle

What technology execs can still learn from Steve Jobs ... and Aristotle

The reality distortion field wasn’t merely clever PR: Jobs used the three tools of classic rhetoric to define the world to Apple's advantage

Tech companies: Stop wasting your talent and do this instead

Tech companies: Stop wasting your talent and do this instead

While the digerati droll over toys and services for the rich, innovation in manufacturing is creating jobs and wealth for the companies that get it

Apple needs a smarter argument to sell Apple Pay

Apple needs a smarter argument to sell Apple Pay

People will need a lot of convincing before they’ll use their smartphones to pay at retail. Security and widespread adoption -- not convenience -- will be keys

Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Intel's chips now power all sorts of items you probably didn't expect: beer kegs, big-rig trucks, and wireless charging

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