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Past articles by Tom:

Foremski's last word: When every company is a media company

We are in the midst of a global disruption of the media industry thanks to Silicon Valley technologies. → Read More

Cyberus creates the sound of a passwordless future

Passwords create a vulnerability in a security system because humans are bad at setting and using them -- much better to have a machine-to-machine exchange and Cyberus knows what that sounds like. → Read More

Beegol raises $4.2m for diagnostic and self-healing network technology

Internet connection jitters can be a daily frustration but Beegol always knows who's to blame. → Read More

Hey Elon, the media business isn't rocket science. It's harder

Elon Musk might have bitten off more than he can chew with the proposed acquisition of Twitter. Rocket science is way easier than finding a winning strategy in the declining media industry. → Read More

SunVia bets that controlling your own identity will make the metaverse successful

There's a battle raging over data privacy. SunVia's solution gives control to the individual and creates a more ethical relationship between consumers and corporations. → Read More

Ransomware sneaks in with remote workers and cloud-based IT says CyberRisk Alliance survey

2021 showed a pandemic-sized increase in of ransomware and now nearly one-third of IT professionals believe there is nothing that can be done to stop the attacks. → Read More

Report: Ransomware attacks fall but new threats appear

Ransomware attacks have fallen, but more potent threats are waiting in the wings, says NCC Group. → Read More moves out of stealth for browser-based no-code productivity platform

We shouldn't have to work for our apps – we can automate those daily mind-numbing repetitive tasks, says stealthy startup. → Read More

The modern workplace: Will remote tech workers tolerate being monitored?

The same technologies that enable people to work from home can be used to watch them work. A survey finds widespread use of monitoring software and not everyone is told it is there. → Read More

The advantages of bricks and mortar in an online world

Foremski's Take: The technology for a full-featured online e-commerce platform is easily accessible and is becoming less expensive. Bricks and mortar retailers have something their online rivals cannot access easily or cheaply. → Read More

Toshiba expands Elera commerce platform with AI vision, IT microservices, more

Toshiba has developed 45 IT microservices and hundreds of APIs to help retailers integrate apps and try out new ideas. → Read More

Archive360 report: IT migration to the Cloud is hitting big obstacles

The benefits of cloud based IT are many -- but migrating legacy IT is hitting some big challenges. → Read More

Why is the tech industry losing record numbers of CEOs?

Tech companies of all sizes are watching their CEOs move onto other roles or retire -- in large numbers. → Read More

Otonomo: The future runs on mobility data

The future is bright for Otonomo -- which recently raised $255 million in its IPO and acquired AI startup Neura as part of a bold growth strategy. → Read More

Power Crisis: Data centers face new regulations in Ireland

As the power crisis continues, governments are evaluating the potential instability of their electric power infrastructure from massive server farms. Ireland has imposed new regulations on IT data centers. Who is next? → Read More

Internet Archive celebrates 25 years, seeks funds amid new legal challenges

The Internet Archive is the largest digital library preserving the history of the internet, TV, and radio broadcasts. → Read More

Intel's $20 billion in new fabs won't end chip shortage

The Arizona fabs will boost Intel's new foundry business -- as it tries yet again to diversify from general purpose microprocessors. → Read More

Chip shortage: Here's why the semiconductor industry gets into trouble predicting the future

Chip companies are reporting record demand amid shrinking supplies. And the chip shortages could extend into 2023. Why didn't they see this coming? → Read More

Facebook's Jin Zhang to keynote upcoming 'Extraordinary Women in Tech' conference

There is a need for improving gender diversity within the senior ranks of tech industry management. Facebook's director of engineering is one of many successful senior female executives that will be featured at the conference. → Read More

Washington D.C. and Singapore top the list for 10 best cities for cybersecurity experts

Cybersecurity professionals can have their pick of jobs around the world -- here are the ten top cities according to Techshielder → Read More