Bill SnyderColumnist, InfoWorld

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.

The Tech Industry's Biggest Bozos of 2011

Léo Apotheker, Mark Zuckerberg, Reed Hastings, and the RIM twins are the bozos of the year, along with the iPhone 5 rumormongers.

Young People to IT Security: 'What, Me Worry?'

There's a new generation gap: Millennials want to use their own digital tools at work, regardless of corporate guidelines

4G Promises: Are Wireless Carriers Pulling a Fast One?

Verizon LTE wins speed tests, but the download speed of your “4G” phone, no matter what carrier, depends on wireless standards and location more than you think.

Beware the Mobile Tech Jobs Bubble

It turns out that Silicon Valley's tech jobs are short-lived, following a boom-and-bust cycle -- and mobile app dev could burst next.

3 Ways to Save Yourself After a Phishing Attack

Microsoft and Mozilla are exchanging heated jabs about whose browser is more secure, but your browser can only protect you so much from phishing attacks.

Google Flight Search: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

I'm not cheap, exactly, but I do love to find a bargain. So when I'm thinking about a vacation or a business trip, I search the Web for the best airfare.

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Google Needs to Grow Up

Google says it wants business adoption but won't support companies that need help. When will the grownups take over?

Cloud Computing for Consumers: The Downsides

If you read much about tech, you've undoubtedly been told by some snarky writer that if you're not headed for the cloud, you're hopelessly unhip.

Android Devices Exposed: 7 Ways to Thwart Hackers

Take a deep breath. There's a new report out highlighting a huge spike in threats against Google's Android platform.