Categories: tech's future

Is Google Too Powerful?

Posted by: Rob Hof on March 29

That’s what the BW cover story this week is asking—or more accurately, my story examines the deeper meaning behind complaints about Google’s power and influence online. Those complaints are…

How Can This Happen?

Posted by: Olga Kharif on December 19

Portland police recently beat up an autistic 15-year-old boy whom they’ve taken to be a drug addict. Why isn’t there some sort of a technology in place that can prevent such horrible incidents from happenings?

HP Scandal: Another Blow to the Silicon Valley Way

Posted by: Rob Hof on September 14

That’s what I’m thinking in a commentary I just wrote, anyway. I don’t want to lard onto the HP mess too much significance. But while HP’s poorly controlled leak probe…

LBO Gang Eyes Silicon Valley. Hmm.

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 31

My colleagues Peter Burrows and Justin Hibbard have written a story on private-equity firms circling the Valley—an interesting analysis of why it may be time for some tech companies to…

A tech guru prognosticates

Posted by: Steve Hamm on December 13

I’m way late to the party when it comes to appreciating Mark Anderson. He’s the headman at Strategic News Service, an influential newsletter and consultancy. I had a chance to…

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