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.


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

How to screw tech workers and get away with it

Tech giants get off with slap on the wrist for conspiring to keep employees from competing for better jobs

Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today

The IT job market hasn't been this strong in many years. Here are the skills that will keep you ahead of the pack

How to help block the Comcast/Time Warner merger

A combined Comcast/Time Warner Cable could limit and control what you can watch on TV and how you use the Internet

Good news from HP: It could be worse

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking

At last, Intel has mobile chips to reckon with

The smaller 'Broadwell' chips with 3D transistors will finally give Intel a leg up in its battle with ARM

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