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  • FCC wasting phone subsidy money, study says

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has wasted hundreds of millions of dollars on telephone subsidies, with some rich areas of the country receiving up to US$23,000 per line per year from the agency's Universal Service Fund, according to a new study.

    Written by Grant Gross10 July 13 20:07
  • Which tech degrees pay the most from day one?

    Young technologists have a variety of undergraduate degrees that they can pursue at the collegiate level. But which degree is going to produce the most job offers and the highest starting salaries? Should college students major in computer science, software engineering, IT or some other niche in order to snare the top prize four years from now: a six-figure starting salary, perhaps with stock options?

    Written by Carolyn Duffy Marsan05 March 13 12:04
  • Email Privacy Tops Tech Agenda at Judiciary Committee

    Should law-enforcement officials have easier access to your email just because it's stored in the cloud? It does now and Patrick Leahy says he intends to resume efforts to update 1986 electronic privacy law to provide greater legal protections for emails and other digital files in the cloud.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin16 Jan. 13 21:10
  • Why give up IBM's top job at 60?

    The traditional retirement age for CEOs at IBM has been 60, or close to it.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau27 Oct. 11 07:58