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.

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

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

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

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