Robert X. CringelyColumnist, InfoWorld

The pseudonymous author Robert X. Cringely® has been covering the foibles and follies of Silicon Valley since 1986, and writes InfoWorld's Notes from the Field blog. With a fedora on his head and a keyboard in his hands, he wrangles rumors, gathers gossip, and reports the stories the world's high-tech honchos don't want you to hear.

Facebook Timeline: A Narcissist's Dream Come True

If status updates, check-ins, photos, and videos aren't enough for you, Facebook Timeline now lets you tell your life story your way.

Keep it Classy, Yahoo and TechCrunch

Yahoo fires Carol Bartz over the phone, while three major egos duke it out at AOL. This hasn't been the Web's proudest week

Just How Evil is Google?

Google knew it was breaking U.S. laws by running ads for foreign pharmaceuticals--and did it anyway. What else have the Googlers been lying about?