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Michael S. Malone

Michael S. Malone is one of the nation's best-known technology writers. He has covered Silicon Valley and high-tech for more than 25 years.
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Facebook Rules the World

Saturday, September 19th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The social networking site just became the world’s fourth largest “nation.”

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Back-to-School Is a Brave New World

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Equipping your child for college today is radically different than the way it was 50 years ago.

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How About an Entrepreneurship Czar?

Saturday, September 5th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Someone who will ask: "Where are we going to find the millions of new jobs we’ll need to get out of this mess?"

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The Big Return of a Little Band from Liverpool

Sunday, August 30th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Like the real Beatles themselves, everything about “The Beatles: Rock Band” screams first-class project.

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A Matter of Trust: Lessons Learned From Comcast

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The question of trust is defining winners and losers in the Internet age. Reliability is everything.

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The Myth of Valley Wages

Friday, August 14th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

A close look at the numbers reveals that Silicon Valley is economically very ill.

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Enter the Pros: Microsoft and Yahoo (Finally) Make a Deal

Saturday, August 1st, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

A reminder of what veteran business professionals can accomplish ... especially in desperation.

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The Fourth Law of Technology

Sunday, July 19th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Bad news for all of you folks out there working on iPhone applications.

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Cyber-Terrorism: When Will We Fight Back?

Friday, July 10th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

When does a cyber-attack by another nation cross the line and become an official act of war? (Also read "Kim Chi in the Intertubes" by Charlie Martin)

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The Real Michael Jackson Disappeared Long Ago

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The pop icon's death got me thinking about another era in my life in which his music was part of the soundtrack. (Also read Roger L. Simon: Mainstream Media Michael Jackson Obsession Continues to Top Itself)

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Depression 2.0

Friday, June 26th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

When the world seems crazy, it’s usually because it is.

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Opportunity’s Unexpected Results in Iran

Friday, June 19th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Great technologies are typically sold, incorrectly, on applications we know — but succeed on applications we can’t yet guess.

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Obama Turns Against High-Tech

Friday, June 12th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The industry most swept up by candidate Obama now rues the support they gave.

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Picking Locks

Friday, June 5th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

In Silicon Valley, companies that once had a lock on their market are now being pressed like never before.

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Tech at the Starting Line

Friday, May 29th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Even with the economic downturn, the electronics industry is poised to introduce some eye-catching products.

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The Future Arrived Yesterday

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The rise of the protean corporation and what it means for you.

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The Real Future of Technology

Saturday, May 16th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The brave new world as seen through young eyes.

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The New Chrysler, by Government Fiat

Friday, May 8th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Taxpayers are about to discover the real cost of Detroit's failure.

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The iPhone Prosperity

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Apple deserves all of the credit (and revenues) it is getting.

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Who Will Be Tech’s Next Winners and Losers?

Friday, April 24th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

Place your bets now.

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Web Commenters Come in Many Forms

Friday, April 10th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

What type are you?

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A Primer on Technology Today

Saturday, April 4th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The latest industry overview from one of tech's most distinguished journalists.

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Did Deregulation Just Turn Around the U.S. Economy?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The five-member Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted on new guidance for mark-to-market that could help banks boost their net income.

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Facebook Is Following the Followers

Saturday, March 28th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

The social networking site's experiment with giving users a say in their redesign is a good move overall.

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What Comes After Recovery?

Friday, March 20th, 2009 - by Michael S. Malone

As dire as matters seem right now, we may well be on the brink of the greatest explosion in intellectual capital.

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