Peter Burrows is a senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, based in San Francisco. Previously, he was senior correspondent in Silicon Valley. Burrows joined BusinessWeek in 1993 in Dallas. Prior to BusinessWeek, he was a senior editor for Electronic Business. Burrows wrote Backfire: Carly Fiorina's High-Stakes Battle for the Soul of Hewlett-Packard. He is a graduate of Colgate University and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Peter Burrows

Articles by Peter Burrows


  • Microsoft Defends Its Empire
    Microsoft Defends Its Empire
    Microsoft is under siege from rivals offering cheap or free software on the Web. So it's revamping its Office suite and shifting into online services
  • Apple Cuts Prices Strategically
    A $99 iPhone and cheaper MacBook Pro laptops are announced in tandem with the new, pricier iPhone 3G S. Apple also expects higher profits from apps
  • Mobile Apps' Brush with Greatness
    The success of iPhone app Brushes demonstrates the huge potential of selling software applications for wireless devices
  • Is Qi Lu Microsoft's Search Engine Savior?
    Is Qi Lu Microsoft's Search Engine Savior?
    The former Yahoo tech whiz believes Google will be vulnerable to the new Bing search engine. The stakes are high
  • Cisco's Big Push into New Markets
    Cisco's Big Push into New Markets
    CEO John Chambers is using the giant's cash hoard to expand beyond networking gear. But he risks alienating key partners HP, Dell, and IBM




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