Stories by Patrick Thibodeau

U.S. uncovers $20M H-1B fraud scheme

A Virginia couple and four other people have been indicted for running an H-1B visa-for-sale scheme the government said generated about $20 million.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 May 16 07:28

The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

Jennifer Wedel, whose husband was unemployed at the time she asked President Obama about the issue, is now an H-1B activist.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau28 April 16 05:14

Feds seek public input on the future of IoT

The Commerce Department wants public comment on the "benefits, challenges and potential roles for the government" in advancing the Internet of Things.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau25 April 16 20:01

Feeling angry and betrayed, IT workers mount protest

On the sidewalks next to EmblemHealth’s midtown offices, protesters yelled "Protect U.S. jobs," "Keep jobs in the U.S.A." and, to the people passing by: "It’s our jobs now, your jobs next."

Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 April 16 05:32

The pain of training your replacement

At New York Life, IT employees are training overseas workers to do their jobs. It takes an emotional toll, and there are odd rules and processes to follow.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau18 April 16 20:00

From freakout to slow burn, Zika has potential to impact business

The arrival of the Zika virus in the U.S. is raising questions. Will it affect business travel? Will it hurt recruiting in affected regions? Does it pose supply chain problems? The answer may be yes to all those questions.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau14 April 16 06:21

Consider the Panama Papers breach a warning

Law firms and other professional services providers, such as financial investment advisors, are seen to be at high risk.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau08 April 16 20:00

At MIT, a glimpse into our techno future

At the MIT "Connected Things" Enterprise Forum, a well-connected -- and radically different -- future began to emerge.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 April 16 20:03

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