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Work Visa Program Benefits the U.S., India, New Study Says

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:55
Bloomberg The controversial H-1B visa program, widely criticized for costing American workers their jobs, has actually provided economic benefits for both the U.S. and India, according to a new study from researchers at the Center for Global Development and the University of Michigan.

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Google Fires Author of Divisive Memo on Gender Differences

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:51
Bloomberg Alphabet Inc.’s Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley.

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Report: IBM Tries to Block Former Exec from Joining AWS

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:48
IBM is suing a former senior manager for violating a non-compete agreement as he starts a new job at Amazon Web Services (AWS) three months after leaving his role as CIO for transformation and operations at IBM.

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IBM Says It Has Beat Facebook’s AI Server Scaling Record

Tue, 2017-08-08 10:39
Christine Hall Today IBM announced the availability of the beta version of its Distributed Deep Learning software it says has demonstrated “a leap forward in deep learning performance.”

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CompTIA: Tech Employment Booms, Telecom Jobs Fizzle

Mon, 2017-08-07 14:22
The “as-a-service” revolution continues to fuel job growth in the IT services and custom software markets, says a recent report from industry association CompTIA.

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IBM’s Tape Breakthrough May Change Cold Storage – But Not Anytime Soon

Mon, 2017-08-07 10:33
Mary Branscombes It’s not uncommon to think that tape is dead. But this venerable storage medium keeps on going, with periodic jumps every couple of years increasing the amount of data that can be stored on a square inch of the magnetic material.

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Exec’s Departure Hints at Problems in Lenovo’s Data Center Business

Mon, 2017-08-07 10:30
Christine Hall Monday’s sudden departure of Lenovo’s president of North America, Emilio Ghilardi, hasn’t done the company any good from a PR perspective.

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As Tech Execs Rally Around Kushner, Government Cloud Adoption Still Has Ways to Go

Mon, 2017-08-07 10:26
Six weeks after a group of tech executives traveled to Washington, D.C. for a June meeting with President Donald Trump and his advisers, including Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and his team are starting to work with companies, including Apple and Google, to get government to more effectively use technology.

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The Doyle Report: Five Best Practices Shared at ChannelCon 2017

Mon, 2017-08-07 10:20
In business, major breakthroughs are few and sometimes far between. So how do good companies get great?

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Developers Plead with Boardrooms to Take IoT Security More Seriously

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:26
Developers fear that boardrooms aren't taking the IoT security risk seriously enough, according to new survey data.

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Toshiba to Build Chip Plant Without Partner Western Digital

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:14
Bloomberg Toshiba Corp. is moving forward with plans to build a new memory chip plant without partner Western Digital Corp., another escalation of the fight over the future of their joint venture.

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The Doyle Report: The Best Career Advice Ever

Fri, 2017-08-04 11:44
Career advice from five industry thought leaders

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Zero One: Why Can’t Companies Get Culture Right?

Thu, 2017-08-03 18:43
When it comes to corporate culture, it’s best to think globally but act locally.

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Progress Channel Chief on How IoT is Fueling the Rise of the 'New' Channel

Thu, 2017-08-03 15:29
When Yogesh Gupta joined Progress Software as its CEO last October, he began to steer the company toward a cognitive, Internet of Things-centric model.

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Security Central: Anthem Reports New Data Breach, Prankster Foils White House

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:45
Anthem Health Insurance has reported a new data breach, this time affecting 18,500 members. Victims had their records emailed to the private email address of a staffer at a third-party vendor.

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New Bill Aims to Address Gaping Holes in IoT Security

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:29
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is hopeful that new legislation could fill holes in the way Internet of Things (IoT) devices are secured – typically as an afterthought – at least for public sector buyers.

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Musical Chairs in Executive Suite Costs Symantec $127 Million

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:26
Bloomberg Symantec Corp. is learning the hard way that rapid turnover in the executive ranks can be expensive.

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Why Introversion and Extroversion Do Not Make or Break the Job

Thu, 2017-08-03 11:22
Derek Handova | Talkin' Cloud There has been much navel gazing in the professional staffing and job interviewing communities lately about how introverts can function in a high-pressure office or how to care and feed an extrovert boss and other similar pop psychology pablum.

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Why Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux Is Not As Novel As It Sounds

Tue, 2017-08-01 22:09

Microsoft is rolling out production-grade support for running Linux apps on Windows via Windows Subsystem for Linux. Here's what the announcement means -- and why it's not actually a very big deal.

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Supporting Network Edge Deployments

Tue, 2017-08-01 15:46
Everyone uses it. Most take it for granted. We all stress out if it doesn’t work. If you use a mobile phone, update your social status, shop for groceries or withdraw money from a local bank, you are a network edge user. And if you have an IT client in education, retail, banking or manufacturing, chances are that they are working hard to support compute at the network edge.

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