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A Facebook study conducted by data scientists in January 2012 has raised plenty of controversy for its manipulation of the news feeds of more than 600,000 users in an attempt to ...
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Software development is a painstaking, detail-oriented process, and it is crucial that your employees are on their game; even a small mistake can be costly, both in terms of time ...
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Tech projects often have multiple moving parts, which can present a challenge for a small team. When you are forced to juggle more than one project, the process becomes even more ...
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The Heartbleed bug, an OpenSSL security hole that left nearly 66 percent of the Internet vulnerable to cybercriminals when it was discovered in April of 2014, may not be a thing ...
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  • By: Bill Rybinski
  • On: 7/24/2014 12:24 AM
  • In: Information Technology
Your employees' digital security can have an unexpected impact on your company; if just one employee account is breached, it can put your confidential data at risk. To keep staff ...
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Google's code campaign, designed to inspire and attract more girl coders to the field, has pledged $50 million in its effort to support women in computer science programs. Called ...
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Over the course of the past decade, mobile computing has seen an explosion of growth, with millions of customers now relying on their tablets and smartphones to connect to the ...
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For technology professionals, the to-do list is never completed — there is always a colleague who needs help or another project that needs attention. When your tech project ...
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  • By: Bill Rybinski
  • On: 6/30/2014 11:00 AM
  • In: Information Technology
Technology makes it easier for companies all over the globe to do business. However, many organizations run into problems when they try to adopt a new business technology, a ...
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From a first-world perspective, the Internet is a world-wide phenomenon, connecting all corners of the globe. However, there is still a significant portion of the world's ...
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  • By: Greg Wheeler
  • On: 6/19/2014 6:00 PM
  • In: Information Technology
Apple has long been one of the largest and most innovative forces in home computers and related technology, from the original Apple I computer to highly anticipated future ...
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  • By: Bill Rybinski
  • On: 6/19/2014 10:51 AM
  • In: Information Technology
In the past few weeks, Apple news has been making the rounds. After acquiring Beats Electronics in May, Apple revealed the latest iOS 8 software at the annual Worldwide Developers ...
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  • By: Bill Rybinski
  • On: 6/16/2014 11:00 AM
  • In: Information Technology
A secure password can make or break a company; a single employee with a weak password can put your company's confidential and sensitive data at risk. By coaching employees on how ...
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Before the release of each new Apple iPhone model, the media and tech industry start to buzz with possible new features and capabilities. As the expected launch date for the ...
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In any given company, one or two tech stars stand out from other employees in terms of productivity and success. This type of career success rarely comes by chance; it is usually ...
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  • By: Greg Wheeler
  • On: 6/3/2014 5:00 PM
  • In: Information Technology
The Internet is one of the most important networking tools of the modern age, but a 2014 court ruling has put net neutrality, one of the most important set of rules protecting the ...
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In many technology companies, project plans are not utilized as a valuable part of the planning process. They may be too full of data, too vague or too unfocused to be useful. By ...
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Despite advances in password systems, choosing and remembering passwords are still major user interface or UI issues. In fact, the very advances that make passwords more secure ...
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The growth of broadband technology has been one of the great technological success stories of the century. From small beginnings, broadband technology has matured into an ...
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The Supreme Court heard oral arguments relating to two cases, each with the potential to drastically transform the search and seizure rules under which police are allowed to ...
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The appointment of Satya Nadella on Feb. 6, 2014 as Microsoft's CEO signals a significant change in direction for Microsoft's future. Nadella, who formerly headed Microsoft's ...
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With a renewed emphasis on cost-cutting and budgetary restrictions, many modern offices no longer devote funds to updating office technology. If your own business is tight on ...
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An article written by venture capitalist Chris Dixon titled "The Decline of the Mobile Web" has renewed interest in the highly debated topic of the future of Web ...
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Being able to read your IT resume like a tech recruiter is one of the most useful tools for ensuring your resume is appealing. Recruiters know what makes resumes stand out or ...
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Windows XP users should take note: Official support for the Windows XP operating system ended on April 6, 2014. This affects all users of Windows XP, whether you use it for ...
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The 2014 Healthcare.gov open enrollment period has ended, but technical issues plagued the site right up until the last day of enrollment. The next enrollment period is scheduled ...
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The U.S. Military is working to create a next-level fighter jet known as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which would be used by the Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force to accomplish ...
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Microsoft offers a royalty free Windows license for developers who use it for small computing devices with screens under 9 inches. This offer includes Windows Phone. If you ...
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There are many reasons why employees need to share files with each other. Sometimes, employees need other team members to read and sign off on a document and other times employees ...
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Wearable technology is no longer something of the future. Some of the largest tech companies have developed new wearable devices available to the public. Although there is some ...
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Do you have mobile app design skills? These skills are in high demand, especially as more and more businesses expand their Internet resources to include mobile apps. It is easy to ...
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Technology jobs are widely available in our modern world, but knowing how to build and maintain a website is only half of the battle. Nowadays, tech jobs require solid ...
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Sending an email seems like a secure process. Type in your user name and password. Then, compose the message and press send. Email privacy, however, is not as secure as some might ...
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If you use any computer device, you more than likely have MS Office available. Microsoft estimates that one-in-seven people in the world, roughly a billion, use Microsoft Office ...
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Working as a software developer is one of the most promising IT jobs for a future career. Demand for software developers is expected to grow at a rate of 22 percent between 2012 ...
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The development of the massive open online course platform edX by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University means many more people have access to ...
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According to an oft-quoted maxim, the rate of technological advances in contemporary society doubles approximately every 18 months. These calculations are partly based on the rate ...
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Generally speaking, a network engineer performs infrastructure design on a company's computer network. This includes hooking up all of the computers to the Internet and setting up ...
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Recent industry changes have people talking about the future of the communications industry, and many people are wondering which company will remain standing when some markets are ...
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The idea of ditching their laptops for lighter, more portable tablets has crossed the mind of many small business owners. In fact, many business owners have purchased tablets with ...
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An enterprise architect creates an information technology strategy with a holistic focus. Unlike traditional information technology workers, who often deal with a company's ...
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An online technical presentation is an excellent way to present complicated material in an engaging and interesting way. Providing technical information orally with pictures and ...
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Thirty years ago on the campus of De Anza College in Cupertino, California, Apple Inc. officially announced the Mac desktop computer. The announcement was made at a shareholders ...
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An ideal job search focuses on exploration and discovery of opportunities more than it does on the simple, yet boring, practice of searching for available positions. For IT jobs ...
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Starting your own consulting business is a great way to use your tech skills without having to adhere to someone else's work schedule and policies. If you want to start a tech ...
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Less than three months into its initial public offering, the popular social networking site Twitter unveiled its first earnings report to mixed reactions. Its user base grew at a ...
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At the end of 2013, retail giant Target announced that a security breach had exposed the personal information of more than 70 million customers. Since then, many businesses have ...
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It's easy for information technology professionals to ignore trends in hiring. When you are searching for IT jobs, however, knowledge of the latest trends can work to your ...
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Coding is an important skill in today's digital age. Learning to code may seem like an incredible step, akin to learning a new spoken or written language. Syntax and vocabulary ...
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In January, the technology jobs company Dice released a report about recruiting technology talent, with surprising results. According to the report, technology hiring in the ...
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Computer ergonomics are essential for anyone who spends long hours sitting at a desk and typing on a keyboard. The tools you choose and the way you use them dramatically affect ...
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Robots are taking our jobs. That's the headline of many news outlets that attempt to sensationalize the impact of technology on the middle class and workers in America. The truth ...
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Tech students and IT professionals looking for different career options might want to consider the path of the software developer. The job topped the US News and World Report list ...
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In November 2013, employers posted a record number of job openings in anticipation of a busy holiday season. Not all of those jobs were in retail, however—plenty were for ...
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The best tech jobs are always going to be the ones in demand. The need for highly skilled workers goes a long way toward making technology jobs recession resistant. In a time of ...
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Over the past few years, television manufacturers have tried to introduce several new technologies and products such as 3D TVs into the market. Smart TVs are one of the newer ...
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Desktops were once the dominant form of computing for professionals, but laptops gradually gained favor among the workforce. Now, tablets—originally considered consumer ...
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Bots help automate many tasks that allow Internet sites to run smoothly. Internet bot programs are often designed by tech professionals for specific business purposes, but hackers ...
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An interesting trend has developed among small and medium sized businesses in recent years: they're moving away from suburban areas and back into crowded downtown neighborhoods. ...
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, tech jobs weren't hit hard by the recession. The BLS reports that information technology jobs saw a 1 percent drop in 2009 but rallied ...
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The digital frontier has reshaped the technical job marketplace and made skilled tech professionals invaluable for organizations seeking to compete in the modern business world. ...
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Professionals in the information technology industry regularly face new challenges as methods of organizing data and making the most of stored information change. Effective IT ...
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Using a job application template will save you a lot of time when applying for multiple positions, but you should always customize the template for each potential employer. ...
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Picking out and using the right keywords for resumes is one of the most underrated skills a jobseeker needs to have. Keywords for resumes don't just fall from the sky, after all, ...
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Cloud applications, smartphones, and other technology tools have made it easier for employers to move toward the idea of a mobile workforce. As a result, many companies have bring ...
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You’ve been working in IT for some time and you’re eager to move up. You’ve laid out a long-term plan for advancement and have been following it religiously. But ...
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How often do you find yourself sitting at your desk getting drowsy and start to doze off? Would getting caught doing so put an end to your job? How about those times when you have ...
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You've probably heard about the billion-dollar valuations of popular websites such as Twitter, Pinterest, and Spotify. However, what may surprise you is the lack of profits from ...
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Automotive sales are often treated as a key indicator of consumer confidence, which is itself a key measure of the depth and duration of economic downturns. Despite aggressive ...
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Just about everyone, regardless of the field of technology they work within, realizes the importance of staying up to date on new implementations and advances in order to stay ...
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It’s happened before. And experts see it just around the corner—the big tech bubble is about to burst—leaving even more job seekers frustrated and those ...
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Tech workers are tasked with keeping many different devices working properly. From routers to personal digital assistants and tablets, tech repair experts must know how to break ...
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If you’re a recent grad or a relative newbie on the job, chances are you’ll be asked to do some grunt work—repeatedly fill the copy machine, fetch the ...
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Being prepared to answer questions can always be a nerve racking thing for those not as comfortable with doing so. Whether they are raised during an interview session, or after ...
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If you’re just starting your career and don’t quite know the ropes, a mentor can help you. He or she can guide you through the often difficult moves you need to ...
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Wonder why you haven’t been able to land a decent job? It’s your cover letter. You may have an in-demand STEM degree, great internships, and a stratospheric GPA, but ...
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If you want to find out how something new works, a competitive product that’s beating the pants off yours, you do what many tech companies do—you reverse engineer it. ...
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So, you've finished your degree in Computer Science or another IT-related field, but didn't manage to get an internship at an IT company to practice your skills. Internships are ...
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When it comes to new technology, consumers can't get enough; the latest and greatest tech products often outshine older models just months after their debut. While the effect of ...
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If you’ve been working at a job for several years and seem to be going nowhere—no promotion, no challenging tasks, feeling like a drone—it’s time to ...
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From time to time, research companies crunch the numbers and compare the data in order to release lists based on many factors. In the recent CNN Money article entitled “Best ...
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Tech professionals who can't write clearly are laboring under a handicap. The world's technical jobs are increasingly being done, at least in part, online, and writing skills are ...
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The Watson computer, named after Thomas J. Watson, former chairman and CEO of IBM, was specifically developed to compete on the game show Jeopardy! However, more recently, ...
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The days of riding to the top with perfunctory performance and a little schmoozing are long gone. Today, the climb upward is a highly competitive step by careful step process. In ...
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Technological advancements seem to make changes in the way we do things in the world almost annually. Year by year, the advances in technology seem to change the little things of ...
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You passed the gauntlet of HR interviews, group interviews, and department head interviews, and you finally landed your first “real” job. You know this will be ...
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Microsoft can be the most frustrating company sometimes. From its earliest days, the company has valiantly struggled to be all things to all users with every OS since the original ...
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The job market has been in the tank for years now. And from what I have read and heard in the past, the various plans the White House has put into effect in the past have really ...
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After years of banning tablet use during takeoff and landing, the Federal Aviation Administration has decided to allow travelers to use some electronic devices throughout flights. ...
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If you’re eager to land a high paying job right out of college, it often pays to listen to people with the foresight to know where the jobs are in this decade. As Ben was ...
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As the holiday season draws near, the pressure is on to find holiday gifts for coworkers. In technology companies, where employees are often more aware of new tech products than ...
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Recently, a new trend has emerged among employers that could benefit many eager job seekers. Some employers, it seems, have come to the realization that the jobs they’re ...
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If you’re 50 or over and find yourself out of work due to a layoff or firing, you have some sobering choices to make. Times have changed. You can no longer just send out ...
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Times change, and, sadly, technology makes some things obsolete. Every decade or so we can look back and see such changes as time flies by. And so it is now for the large movie ...
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Let’s say you got your BS in Computer Science a few years ago, landed an entry level job and worked your way into a web content management position. You were happy doing ...
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If you think high fashion and high tech don’t mix, you’ll have a surprise waiting for you when you make your next career move. Selling couture means connecting with ...
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Tis the Season – for a job. The holiday season is upon us, and that means many companies will be hiring additional staff to get through the rush of these last few months of ...
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Over the past few years, Google made changes to its algorithm to help eliminate keyword stuffing and make search results more user friendly. As the company became more focused on ...
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It's become a cliché that there aren't enough women in tech jobs in the United States. Various responses have been made to this accusation, from denying there's any ...
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According to annual cloud-computing surveys conducted by North Bridge Venture Partners, the number of businesses confident in cloud servers and services jumped 37 percent from ...
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In today’s tough job market, looking for a job in IT can be both challenging and taxing. You send out dozens of resumes and cover letters, each slightly skewed to the job ...
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The New York Times recently wrote, “Computer science is an incredibly promising major, especially for a young woman. That and engineering are among the college degrees that ...
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You took that first real job out of college because you wanted to make some money and finally get out of your parents’ house. And, of course, there’s that massive ...
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Technology can be a key ingredient in the growing of almost any business, and many companies are doing just that, even ones that you may not quickly identify as technology ...
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If you are looking at switching from iOS to Android in the near future, you may want to reconsider. The popular operating system has many advantages over its competitor, even if ...
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According to Reuters, the total amount of planned layoffs for September was actually down 20 percent from August’s 50,462 layoffs. Every state’s numbers are ...
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Times are still pretty tough out there for recent college grads. Many are unemployed or underemployed, using only a fraction of the talents and knowledge they acquired in ...
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In a relatively short period of time, mobile phones went from being obscure technology to industry disrupters that have transformed the way people live, work, and communicate. ...
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If you’re going to get up and go to work every morning, you might as well work for a company that’s a game changer, one that’s breaking new ground in technology ...
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Things seem to be continuing to slowly improve in the tech career path, at least in some areas.  The area with the nation’s leading growth in tech jobs is San Francisco ...
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You graduated last June and you’re still out of work. Your grades are good. You sent out a ton of resumes. But all you get are phone calls from friends and family—no ...
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Yes, job searching can be a real bear of a time. The longer you are unemployed, the more stressful things can be, and that can play havoc with your emotions. Depression can set ...
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It's not new technology that scares people. It's the idea that the government—and hackers—can use the latest technology to obtain personal information. Even though ...
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If you've been weighing the pros and cons of implementing a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy in your office, you're not alone. For the past few decades, information ...
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For many Americans, careers are a constant scramble for the top. They dream of bigger houses, fancier cars, trips to foreign latitudes. The thought of more-better-bigger drives ...
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A silent arms race exists between data security professionals and the hackers who keep them busy. With every advance in password protection technology, those who have no business ...
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Updated versions of software programs and hardware often make it easier to stay productive, but the cost of upgrading old technology may be too much of a burden for some ...
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Most of us already know of the importance of social media in today’s job search, and that is especially true when it comes to keeping things professional online. There is ...
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You hate Mondays more than most. You dread coming into the office, sitting in your 6x6 cubicle with the pushpin photos of you in Hawaii or Mazatlan. They serve as a sober ...
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In 2012, Google bought Wildfire, a company that helps businesses manage their social media marketing across a wide range of platforms. Among professionals that follow technology ...
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There's always a discrepancy between technology and general business, but it's often most visible during a technology implementation. Following a few technology tips for good ...
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Many people in the tech industry are deciding to work as independent contractors in lieu of getting jobs. There are many benefits to working as a tech contractor, but you can ...
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You tossed your mortarboard in the air thinking you’d have a job before it hit the ground. You sent out resumes, went on a few interviews, but the results were always the ...
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Let’s face it, when it comes to IT, there are just too many IT people chasing too few jobs. In today’s fiercely competitive economy, only the most experienced, ...
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As things continue to progress at increasingly fast paces, the need for the employees to stay on the cutting edge of technology is important, and so the playing field seems to be ...
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Think of Nike as having the soul of Apple (no pun intended). If you want to join a forward thinking company that’s really pushing the envelope in sports tech, Nike is a good ...
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Texas is known for a lot of things such as NASA, the Dallas Cowboys, and the Alamo. While the state leads in many areas, including oil and agriculture, it appears the tech ...
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Most everyone knows that having an IT or other related technology job is a great place to be, since things are constantly moving forward and growing in those fields. As long as ...
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When there’s no wind in your sails and you’re going nowhere fast, sailors say you’re “in irons.” If that’s what your career trajectory feels ...
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You worked hard to get your degree. You also studied hard to get your credentials. But now you’d like to move up the ladder, perhaps to a supervisory or management position. ...
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Ask any two people who have Android phones to compare their models and chances are, those models will be different. Unlike Apple-based systems where there are tens of potential ...
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Searching for a new job is one of those times in life where you have to put your best foot forward and be at your very best in order to sell yourself in the market. However, in ...
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Salary negotiations can make even veteran workers worried. Whether you've just made it past the interview stage or have been working at the same company for years, negotiating a ...
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The technology used to help ensure account security and protect against hackers and malware is constantly changing. This evolution is necessary to keep up in the virtual arms race ...
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In this fast paced, ever changing economy, career planning is no longer a straight line from college degree to CEO. The new rules favor a mix of daring and caution, preparation ...
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If you’re going to slave away at a 9-to-5 job for the next 30 odd years, you may as well pick a great place to work. Granted in this economy, any job may seem great if ...
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With vehicle sales climbing steadily in the post-recession market, tech skills are in high demand in the automotive industry. With possible 2013 vehicle sales in the neighborhood ...
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With the economy being so tough, everyone is having a hard time finding a career. For those who are fresh out of school starting their career, the main battle tends to be not ...
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The competition for jobs, particularly IT jobs, is fierce in this economy. Colleges are cranking out tech grads faster than Big Macs at McDonald’s. If you want to land a ...
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If you’re just out of college in your first job, you may have yet to encounter the toxic office. If you’ve been working for awhile, you’ll recognize the toxic ...
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People of all age groups are now faced more and more each day with new technology that is almost mandatory to survive on the job. Sure, there are probably a handful of jobs out ...
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According to US News and World Report's Money Careers column, virtually every organization will need IT managers. Their need will be particularly acute in financial, ...
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Printing out your resume and snail mailing it to prospective employers will soon be as obsolete as the tie clip. Headhunters and HR managers are increasingly looking at your ...
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The typical cliché view of tech-type people is that they are quirky nerdy, smarty-pants males. The tech world tends to be perceived as a man’s world, even though that ...
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The United States may be on the road to financial recovery, but unemployment rates are still not as low as they were before the recession began in 2007. Relatively few sectors of ...
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If you’re looking for a job and you want to “fit in,” you should learn as much as you can about the company culture before you sign on the dotted line. After ...
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If you want to advance your technology career, now is a great time to look for new opportunities. The demand for software engineers and data analysts is at one of the highest ...
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We hear it all of the time - the technology field is constantly changing and growing. Many say technology careers have longevity. How does one step into a tech career without ...
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You’ve been working in IT for a few years and you figure it’s time you got noticed for that promotion. Yes, times are tough and you should be grateful to be gainfully ...
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Technology has turned modern society into an "always on" culture. When you combine that with the ever-increasing demands of employers, achieving a healthy balance ...
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If you’ve been working for a while, you may feel that something is missing, that maybe your career is going in one direction and your life is drifting off in ...
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Nintendo developers have created some of the most memorable characters in gaming history, which has helped the company build a strong reputation in the industry. Because video ...
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Microsoft recently made waves when it announced the Xbox One would have some restrictions related to connectivity and content sharing. Although the Xbox is one of the most popular ...
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The economics of work are changing. In April, the number of part-time workers jumped 278,000 to a total of 7.9 million. Working a part time job may not shower you with company ...
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A.O. Scott and David Carr recently posted a New York Times video Q&A “Sweet Spot” discussion on the topic of tech jargon, and made some very good observations ...
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For the first time in history, people from all four generations are rubbing shoulders with each other in the workplace. Though there are definite benefits to having such an ...
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You always said you wanted to see the world. But your parents talked you into going to college first—to get a better job. So you did that. Now you and your sheepskin holding ...
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 You’re a recent college grad and you’ve tried everything to get a job—all the usual stuff: cover letters, resumes, networking, college career center, job ...
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Like most career paths, job searching in the tech industry has a usual process that everyone gears themselves up in preparation to face. Often times it is some kind of ...
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If you’re still in college and want to “test the waters” before making a specific career commitment, you may have considered interning with a company. Trouble ...
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Last week, I wrote on the importance of a multigenerational workplace, and how age and experience are a good team. However, there can be some truth still in the fact that not all ...
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You applied to dozens of jobs with no luck. Your cover letters are honed to perfection. And your resumes are fine tuned to every job. The few interviews you’ve landed went ...
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The Apple's Developers Conference gave the giant technology company the chance to talk about its past and what the future holds. The company, which announced its new operating ...
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Truth: There are a large amount of new graduates entering the work force. Truth: There are a large amount of currently unemployed older/experienced workers competing for the ...
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If you’re over 50 and looking for a tech job, you’ve no doubt run into the brick wall of age discrimination. These days, HR managers and recruiters will couch it under ...
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If you’re a senior or recent grad eager to find a job, you may have noticed that your college career center is a little overworked and understaffed. It’s an ...
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It's almost impossible to imagine a company succeeding in today's world without offering its products online. Online goods are the wave of the future, and companies, from Nike and ...
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With Skype and other video conferencing tools becoming increasingly popular, your potential employer may ask you to participate in a video job interview. While it may sound simple ...
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Technology is ever-changing, and therefore so must your skill sets. It is far too easy to get set in your ways, and continue doing things the way you have done them for years. ...
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If you’re a job seeking recent grad fretting over your GPA, you may be surprised to learn that one of today’s top high-tech employers regards the academic metric as ...
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Times are tough for recent college grads seeking full-time jobs. More are accepting internships to get their careers off the ground. Some are even settling for unpaid internships ...
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It seems sometimes that Google announces one funky new device after another in its bid to out-Apple Apple. But this year was different. This year's Google conference was far more ...
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The gaming industry has seen a decent stream of revenue over the past decades. However, with the huge growth of mobile devices, gaming has been able to reach more people than ...
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Whether you regard them as skilled job finders or simply group them as “headhunters,” recruiters can guide your IT career success. This is especially true if ...
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Workers in their 50s are about 20% less likely than workers ages 25 to 34 to become re-employed, says a 2012 Urban Institute study. Nearly two-thirds of unemployed ...
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We all know that the job market is still having a hard time, and there are so many people looking for those few available positions. It takes every little thing that can be done ...
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Individuals coming out of tech-related degree programs, including programming, IT, and engineering, can benefit from the real-world experience and training of seasoned ...
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In the ancient days of corporate internships, ties and dresses were de rigueur. You were a newbie nobody who spoke only when spoken to. It was assumed you knew close to nothing ...
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According to the recent report released by Microsoft, their new Internet Explorer 10 is the most energy efficient browser. According to the tests run by the Center for Sustainable ...
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 If you’re a recent IT/engineering grad who finally landed a job, the last thing you want to deal with after four or five years of term papers and lectures is more ...
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These days, technology candidates pursuing sales-related careers are increasingly being confronted with role-playing tests during their job interviews. Austin ...
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As an influx of educated, technically savvy talent floods the job market, it's important for older tech professionals to remain relevant in the workplace. Keeping up with new ...
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Whether you have a computer science degree or an information technology degree, competition for jobs is fierce in the technology field. Recent graduates must know how to use the ...
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Hundreds of thousands of students will be getting their sheepskins this month. Many will seek the career that inspires their passion. As Donald Trump has often been heard saying, ...
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For those of us old enough to remember the days before the Internet, its growth and our dependence on it seems to have progressed very quickly. For those not old enough to ...
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Things are changing in all kinds of areas of the job search, even the job fair side of things. Tech firms like Twitter and Facebook took part in a very untraditional career fair ...
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Your stellar resume got you that all-important phone call. And you hit a home run during the interview with the recruiter. Now it’s crunch time—negotiations for salary ...
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When you are a new graduate, and ready to begin tackling the interview process, what can you expect? Here are a few ideas from two graduates who experienced and had success in the ...
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 Technology professionals rely heavily on project management to meet deadlines and ensure that their final or ongoing work functions exactly as desired. Many different ...
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As a recent technology graduate, you’re eager to send out resumes and land that first full-time tech job. But who to send them to? The "monster" job sites? ...
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 No matter how much time you spend working on a project, you can't normally do it all by yourself. You usually need to reply on support staff and administrative staff to pull ...
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The unemployment rates for college graduates has dropped some over the past few years, but according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it still hangs in there at about 14%. ...
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If you’re a software programmer with a “few miles on the odometer,” it can be tough landing a job in this tight economy. One anonymous programmer offered ...
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You have the education, and you have landed the interview. Now it is really time to become the ultimate salesman of yourself. So, what are some tips to help you succeed in the ...
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 Many industry experts agree that unit tests have been proven valuable and are worth completing thoroughly; however, adequate trials do require a significant amount of coding ...
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 In modern companies, complex technology is an inevitable part of everyday operations. As many managers discover, it can be difficult to explain the roles of technology and ...
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 Technology experts have seen major changes in how both the business and personal side of electronics have changed over the years. While server-side implementation may have ...
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During your job search, it is fairly common knowledge that social media plays a role. While it is not only just a great way to network, many companies are using it more and more ...
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You just graduated with a technology degree and you’re ready to start sending out resumes. Your resume is looking good—lots of summer tech jobs, solid GPA, and ...
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 As the role of technology in the modern world changes, workers in the field look for ways to express themselves and share their opinions. For many people, starting a ...
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If you are one who follows the tech market, you know that the world of PCs seem to be dying out as the phrase “the death of the PC” is growing more commonplace as the ...
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 The Internet—once confined to quarters in California—has become an international exploration device. Thanks to satellite access, getting online in the middle of ...
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Some people have a natural feeling of ease when it comes to stressful situations like job interviews, but that is by far the exception and not the rule. Even those who go in with ...
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If you’re getting your tech sheepskin this June, should you go with a big firm or startup? Clearly there are pluses and minuses to both. Big Firms Still a Big ...
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The two o’clock crunch is known to office workers everywhere. It’s that time span after lunch but before going home when everyone’s energy level seems to crash. ...
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 It's a bold statement to say that something "just works," but it's a claim that Apple's iCloud makes, much to the derision of iCloud developers. The key problem: ...
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 The Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer that made a big splash upon its release in 2012. For technology professionals, this micro PC has the potential to revolutionize the ...
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I recently wrote about how some companies now use social media platforms, not just as a supplement to the resume, but how in some limited cases, as an actual replacement for it. ...
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 South by Southwest, or SXSW, is a set of festivals that happens every spring in Texas. At SXSW 2013, professionals and fans gathered to experience the latest developments in ...
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Designers can get caught up in the job search process and put more emphasis on updating their resumes than their portfolios. Both pieces are equally important when it comes to ...
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The cloud is a dream come true for businesses and their IT departments. As a tech professional in today’s fast-paced environment, you probably know better than anyone how ...
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Good news for this year’s crop of tech grads looking for work: According to NACE's Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers expect to hire 13 percent more new college ...
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 Network security solutions are changing constantly, and new threats are recognized every day. If you are in the technology industry, you know the importance of finding ...
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Today’s job search process sounds a lot like the plot to a sci-fi movie. Candidates’ resumes are processed with a tracking system, handed over to robots to be sent ...
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The economy is slow, as we all know. But the technology field seems to be handling it a little better than some fields. According to AOL Jobs, approximately 1 in 7 of the new U.S. ...
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Big changes are coming to the world of Information Technology (IT). If you’re not prepared for what’s coming, you may be going to a lower level job.   The ...
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When it comes to job hunting, technology continues to change the way we do things. The day of printing out our resumes continues to be reduced by electronically submitting them ...
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Whether you're a programmer with graphic skills or a graphic artist with programming skills, the subtle differences between a web designer and a web developer can be confusing to ...
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Everyone who is a regular on Facebook – which is a large percentage of the populace it seems – surely knows what it means to “Like” something. Most ...
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Oscar winners, start up founders, prize winning programmers and tech company CEOs step aside. After “five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in ...
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Maybe it’s the phrase “nonprofit” in and of itself that deters tech workers from applying at dot-orgs instead of dot-coms. The label gives off the vibe that ...
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Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are becoming self-aware. They’ve come to realize what many of today’s systems engineers now know to be true: humans have reached ...
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Our government’s cyber-security is still a hot topic as more and more news of attacks are reported. Over the past few weeks I have written on the DoD’s plans to combat ...
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These days, the competition for IT jobs is fierce. But even harder is advancing your IT career. Degrees, certifications and experience may not be enough to move you to the next ...
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People are noticing bright green squares popping up across their Facebook pages and wondering what’s going on. It’s not another secret message sent around to fool one ...
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I remember back during my time in college, when I was told by career services to consider the option of seeking an internship. I never gave it much serious thought, but now wonder ...
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In an effort to respond to growing needs for increased Wi-Fi access, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) might throw automakers' plans for vehicle to vehicle (V2V) ...
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Google's newest invention, Google Glasses, has caused quite a stir in the world of technology and has caused many gadget lovers to wait with bated breath for the chance to buy ...
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A few weeks back, I wrote about the plans for our government to expand the cybersecurity task force to counter the increased threats to the infrastructure. As Chloe Albanesius ...
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During last year's election, negative advertisements from candidates were used to sling mud at their opponents. It's become common these days for political parties to engage in ...
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As the use of mobile phones increases annually, and as more and more uses for those devices become available, it is understandable that cyber-attacks against them may rise That is ...
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It can be difficult for graphic artists to afford a $600 program when budgets are tight. Adobe’s photo editing software, Photoshop, is essential to keep portfolios ...
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It is frustrating when people lose their job because some new technology replaces them. As technology advances, it happens more and more. On the upside, new technologies produce ...
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A few months ago a viral video of a golden eagle trying to carry off a young child at a Montreal park flew around the internet. Viewers were shocked, scared and then skeptical. ...
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After school on any given weekday you can find you local libraries, coffee shops and even McDonald's filled with school-age children with laptops or mobile devices. They aren't ...
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With the continued attacks on various government computer systems, the Pentagon is discussing the expansion of its cybersecurity force. As reported by The Washington Post, ...
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U.S. experts are concerned by the growing number of cyber attacks coming from China. According to Akamai Technologies’s recent report, one-third of all observed computer ...
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Robots! Robots! They're everywhere and innovations in the fields of technology and advanced robotics are happening every day. From drone aircraft to easily trainable robots that ...
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Social media has transformed the way that we use the Internet and the way that we connect with others. Over the past decade, being social online changed in many ways. At first, ...
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In today’s high-tech age, people of all types and ages use technology that has been made so user friendly that they rarely stop to think what it takes to bring that ...
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Just like having too many keywords in the meta tags section will flag a site as spam, offering too many services can make a freelancer seem scattered. Clients have specific needs ...
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If you were born in the 1970's or earlier, I'm sure that you remember the moment you were first introduced to Atari. The company's ground-breaking game, Pong, was one of the very ...
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It's a story that's almost too clever to be believed, a computer programmer was recently fired from his job after his employer found that he had been outsourcing his job to a ...
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At the start of each new year, it is not uncommon to find career-affiliated sites setting out to predict various fields that expect job growth that year. It can be a good way to ...
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Since Facebook's initial IPO and the ensuing devaluation of their stock, Mark Zuckerberg and his team have been searching for ways to make Facebook more profitable and to ...
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Taking a page from classic American literature, an employee identified only as “Bob” may supersede Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer as an iconic example of working ...
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Technology is a field that is constantly changing and growing – always innovating and making what was once impossible, possible. As technology changes, the way that we use, ...
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Numerous people in the world struggle to find employment. It can be an exasperating process for the unemployed as well as the people who love them. This is especially true when ...
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Are you tired of losing the TV remote? Are you always misplacing your keys? Well, this new technology may be just what you need. It’s called StickNFind, and in a nutshell it ...
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You might have missed the blogs I've posted over the past couple of years about Watson, IBM's thinking and learning computer. The supercomputer has the ability to get information ...
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Recently I wrote on how Google’s business apps were taking a piece of the proverbial pie out of Microsoft’s business software user. Now Business Insire is ...
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2012 was a year plagued with a litany of lawsuits over software development that became dubbed the “Patent Wars.” Companies like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Motorola ...
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This past year has brought about so many changes in the world of robotics. From the almost-human-looking manufacturing robot to the mobile presence device for telecommuters, it ...
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Microsoft has been the top-notch business software provider for some time. Not many other companies could do much to hurt their bottom line in that area, until now. The New York ...
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Wheelchair-bound people are capable of many things, but an obstacle they face on a daily basis is a bump in the road, literally. Gaps, bumps, curbs, and steps can all be quite ...
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The new year is here and it's always a time for people to look back at the past year, assess what went right, put mistakes in the past and look forward to new accomplishments. New ...
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For a great majority of people, social media has really changed so many aspects of daily life. As technology continues to advance around us, we have more and more opportunities to ...
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In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings parents, politicians, and internet users worldwide are asking: what is the best way to keep kids safe? Some arguments ...
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@page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } A:link { so-language: zxx } -->It's impossible to accurately predict the future and when it comes to technological ...
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People are often amazed by how much impact technology has on their life but don’t often stop to think about the role it plays after death. Funeral directors are embracing ...
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The standing rule for flying with electronic devices is that all devices have to be turned off during take-off and landings of commercial plane trips. This is laid out plainly in ...
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Although there has been so much talk lately about the scarcity of women who are seeking careers in math, science and technology, it hasn't always been a “boys only” ...
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Mobile device usage is in full swing these days, and almost everyone has one in some form or fashion. Personally, I only have a smart phone, and up until real recently I did not ...
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Just a decade ago, you couldn't go anywhere without seeing a payphone. Typically, there were at least a few at every shopping center, gas station and even banks of payphones on ...
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Conspiracy theorists might be disappointed to learn that some of the “spy planes” flying overhead aren’t spying on them but instead keeping an eye on endangered ...
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As the world becomes more technology centered and mobile devices become more and more user friendly, it's easy to think that computer skills aren't something that need to be ...
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Technology is great, as long as it works in our favor. When it doesn’t, people tend to become vocal, even when it is useless to do so. Such is the case in the recent ...
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Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders can find communication with others difficult. However, their relationship with machines is another story completely. Because of ...
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Last month, I wrote an article describing how Google has taken cameras under the sea, allowing anyone with internet access to take a look at some of the most famous coral reefs ...
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I remember the days when being a great surgeon meant having precise, steady hands. Once the steadiness started to go, so did a surgeon’s practical career. Now, as ...
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   When you apply for a job in graphic arts, web design or other tech jobs, it's customary to provide your portfolio (whether digital or print copies) to your ...
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No, it wasn’t another Star Wars release that brought elite geeks out to stand in line for the newest installment in their favorite franchise. Instead, on November 13, 2012, ...
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Social media is great when people use it honestly and ethically, but there always seems to be those people that, for reasons known only to themselves, ruin things through their ...
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  We knew it was only a matter of time, but it seems that Google's revenue from online advertising has surpassed the amount of money spent on traditional print ads. Since ...
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  It's no secret that I'm an unapologetic Harry Potter fan. Ever since my daughter (now 19) was in second grade, we have been reading the series together. Every midnight book ...
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People share statuses, repost photos and tweet life’s most intimate details. There are so many ways to broadcast personal business but what about the secrets passed around ...
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If you're a fan of "The Big Bang Theory" (and if you aren't, why not??) you might recall the episode where the genius, Sheldon, decides that the real world is too ...
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Imagine a young couple in China shopping for some cheap tech that won’t break the bank. They finally find an off-brand TV in their price range, they flip it over and it ...
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Microsoft purchased Skype last year, and recently, they have announced that they're combining the Skype network with Windows Live Messenger. With instant-messenger type programs ...
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When a new technology comes along that causes enough grumbling from a large enough group of people, it is usually not very long before a technological countermeasure appears. When ...
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Fanboys groaned and nine year olds cheered intergalactically at the announcement that The Walt Disney Company acquired the rights to the Star Wars franchise. In the wake of ...
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Getting a new IT certification can really help your career and open your options up to include many higher paying jobs. For example, a report earlier this year from the Linux ...
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If you've ever used Facebook, I'm sure that you're familiar with the casual gaming company, Zynga. After all, who hasn't tried their hand at Farmville, Mafia Wars or even used ...
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Like something out of a movie, the ability to disable an enemy’s electrical system from a distance is on the verge of being a reality in use. It is called CHAMP, which ...
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Digital pirates be warned that an internet storm is brewing. The Copyright Alert System (CAS) will begin to repetitively caution and possibly prosecute people abusing digital ...
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During this election season, there has been an increase in the amount of media attention given to green energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Although the controversy ...
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On a very basic level, your mobile device is like a bumper car. When you turn it on, it reaches out and connects to an information grid above your head. A simple connection to ...
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In the October 2010 edition of the Harvard Business Review, Thomas Davenport and D.J. Patil named “data scientist” as the "sexiest job of the 21 century." ...
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Printers have expanded what people are able to produce since the first sheet rolled off the first printing press. With each new printer, processes got smoother, casing got smaller ...
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Spiders? We’re all scared of them and it’s no wonder - they are creepy and crawly and some of them can do a lot of damage with a single bite. But according to ...
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SoftBank, a Japanese wireless provider, confirmed on October 15th that they had indeed entered into an agreement to buy 70 percent of the US mobile carrier Sprint Nextel for $20.1 ...
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Twitter seems to be one of the most popular platforms for people to post stupid things on that are best left unsaid. People use social networks as if they believe them to be ...
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There’s a first time for everything. Recently several sources confirmed that for the first time in 11 years, PCs, including notebooks, netbooks and desktops, are steadily ...
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In the tech industry, it's a well known fact that women are in short supply. In fact, when you look at the largest tech companies in the world, the majority of them are all male, ...
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Globetrotting careers aren’t limited to photojournalists and flight attendants anymore. Many job postings are beginning to include the label “mobile ...
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“Tell me a little about yourself.” When it comes to handling the typical interview question, more times than not, the job seeker misses the mark and does not ...
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When I first read about the proposal to build a supercomputer on the moon, I thought it must be some sort of joke. After all, didn't Kubrick teach us about the perils of space ...
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Just when you thought that Google had mapped everything on the planet, they go and map some more. Not content with simply mapping the entire internet, Google has mapped most of ...
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While Facebook continues to expand their Timeline feature by adding back older posts to your page, many people are saying that they are now seeing private messages on their wall, ...
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In the face of civil unrest and violent protests uprising in the Middle East, it’s no wonder the U.S. military continually seeks to expand its arsenal of weapons especially ...

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