Tiernan Ray

Tiernan Ray has been covering technology and business for over 24 years. He was most recently technology editor for Barron's where he wrote daily market coverage for the Tech Trader blog and wrote the weekly print column of that name. He has also worked for Bloomberg and SmartMoney, and for the prestigious ComputerLetter newsletter covering venture capital investments in tech. In addition to TheStreet.com, his writing about artificial intelligence can be seen on ZDNet.com. His work has been published in the New York Times, Fortune magazine, and CNN Money. He is a graduate of Princeton University and a native of New York City.

Recent Articles By The Author

Breaking Up Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook Is Not the Solution

Breaking Up Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook Is Not the Solution

Elizabeth Warren's call for a break-up of tech is a courageous move but unlikely to go anywhere. Technology is the better solution for competition, and perhaps a cultural shift on Wall Street.

Zuora CEO on Disappointing Outlook: 'We Know What We Need to Do'

Zuora CEO on Disappointing Outlook: 'We Know What We Need to Do'

Once the company has resolved problems with its sales organizations and product integration, 'the rest will take care of itself,' says CEO Tien Tzuo.

Nvidia, Lumentum Among Beaten Down Gems, Providing the Market Will Cooperate

Nvidia, Lumentum Among Beaten Down Gems, Providing the Market Will Cooperate

Despite generally upbeat economic signs, can we be sure some weak tech reports don't point to a looming slowdown in tech buying more broadly?

Micron Bears Have Some Serious Soul Searching to Do Now

Micron Bears Have Some Serious Soul Searching to Do Now

The chipmaker's shares may well have priced in the absolute worst in earnings outlook already.

Huawei Ban May Be Just the Start of a Much Broader Tech Ban Against China

Huawei Ban May Be Just the Start of a Much Broader Tech Ban Against China

A broad tech ban could conceivably mean limiting exports of Qualcomm's modem technology, given that it will be important for future 5G wireless networks, or curbing sales of Nvidia's graphics chips that are essential for machine learning forms of artificial intelligence.

This 5G Party Will Take a Long Time to Get Started

This 5G Party Will Take a Long Time to Get Started

In back-room chatter at conferences, people point out that Verizon and AT&T have indicated they are not planning a big boost in capital expenditures any time soon, signaling that the carriers are content to take a long time to build capacity for 5G.

Zoom and PagerDuty Continue to Outpace Uber and Lyft Among Latest Tech IPOs

Zoom and PagerDuty Continue to Outpace Uber and Lyft Among Latest Tech IPOs

Investors are strongly favoring enterprise software names over the consumer-facing companies that have recently gone public.

Exclusive: Intel Engineering Chief Discusses Plans to Speed Chip Making

Exclusive: Intel Engineering Chief Discusses Plans to Speed Chip Making

Dr. Venkata Renduchintala outlined how the chip giant plans to becomes nimbler and less 'monolithic' following years of manufacturing stumbles.

Uber Closes Below IPO Price: Will Investors Believe the Profit Story?

Uber Closes Below IPO Price: Will Investors Believe the Profit Story?

Uber shares debut Friday below their offer price and fell further from there, raising the question of whether investors believe the long-term profit model the company has been pitching.

Roku CFO on Company's Rocketing Stock Price: 'We Are Ideally Positioned'

Roku CFO on Company's Rocketing Stock Price: 'We Are Ideally Positioned'

Is Roku's stock cheap or pricey? Either way, there's value in the company's role in the middle of streaming, says its CFO.