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  • IT employment grows, but barely

    The U.S. Labor Department reported Friday that no new net jobs across all industries were added in August, but IT hiring may have fared a little better.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau03 Sept. 11 03:09
  • Potential pitfalls in Apple CEO transition, say experts

    Steve Jobs, Apple's new Chairman of the Board. Apple's new CEO faces a challenge putting his own imprint on the company as long as Steve Jobs sticks around, a management expert said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer26 Aug. 11 06:34
  • Steve Jobs' resignation 'end of an era'

    Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he is resigning as Apple CEO. Steve Jobs' resignation Wednesday as the CEO of Apple will not disrupt the company's product plans in the short-term, but could dull its ability to dazzle consumers down the road, according to one analyst.

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 Aug. 11 23:23
  • Facebook needs customer service to woo businesses

    I had to laugh when I read about Facebook's latest effort to woo businesses. While Facebook wants to look like its well ahead of Google + in the commercial uses of social networking, its track record of dealing with users suggests that businesses should not rely on it.

    Written by Ira Winkler30 July 11 03:24
  • Ready or not, here come the business tablets

    OK, we all know that people want to bring their consumer technology into the office. In particular, though, people really want to use tablets in the workplace.

    Written by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols21 June 11 00:28
  • Obama's CIO quits

    The first person ever appointed as the CIO of the US government, Vivek Kundra, is resigning after two and a half years on the job, the White House said Thursday.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau17 June 11 06:07
  • Avoid these 5 common website mistakes

    Websites that have been up and running for a while tend to get tinkered with by well-intentioned marketing and technical staffs. Although businesses should encourage innovation, many common website practices can, if implemented in the wrong way, invite legal problems. Here's a rundown on five common website mistakes.

    Written by Bill Baker16 April 11 04:05
  • Mentorship key for women in IT, says Collaborate panel

    ORLANDO -- Mentors and sponsors can play a key role in helping women advance their careers in information technology, according to members of a panel discussion at the Collaborate 11 Oracle user conference here.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan14 April 11 07:23
  • New Google CEO sweeps in with company reorg

    Wasting no time, Larry Page, who became Google's CEO on Monday, quickly moved to shake up the Internet company's top management.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin09 April 11 04:47
  • Indian IT firms hire few U.S. workers

    The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) surveyed Indian companies across a variety of industries and found that in the majority of industry sectors, about 80 per cent of their U.S. workforces were local hires. The exceptions were in the IT and business-process outsourcing (BPO) industries, where Indian firms relied mostly on visa-holding workers.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau05 April 11 07:04
  • CIOs aren't CIOs for long

    A U.S. president, especially if they win re-election, will have a much better chance of staying in the same job longer than many CIOs, new survey data suggests.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau23 March 11 21:12