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Companies often have customers that place big orders, bringing in steady revenue. Owners negotiate contracts, get the project management team on board and agree to have a certain ...
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From shopping to fitness tracking, consumers are constantly on the lookout for the latest gadget that promises increased convenience and control. Many of the most exciting devices ...
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Researchers at Stanford University claim to have created an aluminum battery that completely charges a cellphone in just 60 seconds. The breakthrough could lead to longer-lasting ...
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The next generation of solar energy, capable of charging small devices, may come in the form of smart glass installed in windows for homes, commercial buildings and other ...
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Your smartphone certainly enhances your productivity and connectivity in ways that few other inventions have ever done in history. But if you had to get more specific and choose a ...
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Wearable technology has become big business for several tech companies, and not just for Google, Nike and Apple. A slew of devices that can be worn by runners and cyclists helps ...
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Computer hackers can wreak havoc on your network in a short amount of time, leaving your company vulnerable to security issues. A data breach can also hurt your reputation and ...
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Internet trends change when devices that view websites alter the way people view information and as online companies meet customer demands. Whether someone manages one company ...
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Just a few years ago, saying good bye to your cable company would have been unfathomable, but today, millions of consumers have turned to streaming services as an alternative to ...
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Technology-related degrees such as computer science and engineering offer high income and flexibility for those who pursue them, but women receive less than 20 percent of computer ...
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Information security has become a buzzword with consumers thanks to high-profile data breaches at Target, The Home Depot and other national chains. Despite these changes, ...
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As cars become more sophisticated, computer software updates for vehicles become extremely important. Automobile software helps a vehicle run more efficiently, provides ...
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Mobile devices are everywhere, from tablets to smartphones and netbook computers. To keep up with demand, two major microchip makers unveiled new projects at the start of 2015. ...
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Customers have a number of options, especially when it comes to media and entertainment, which is why many consumers have chosen to ditch cable TV services and opt for cheaper, ...
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Facebook has announced its acquisition of The Find, a shopping search engine. The move, which has made waves within the technology and retail industries, seems to indicate a shift ...
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Some tech geeks believe the Apple Watch represents a new era in mobile technology. Instead of business apps on a tablet or smartphone, computer software on a small watch comes ...
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Rumors of a Google wireless network have been in the media for years, and until recently, none of the hearsay had been confirmed by Google. In March 2015, however, a top Google ...
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Telecom consumers around the world could soon be enjoying lightning-fast 5G mobile networks, as manufacturers compete to offer swifter speeds. Reports from the Mobile World ...
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Since its launch in late 2010, Instagram has made a splash in the world of digital photography. As of December 2014, the app reported more than 300 million users. As its user base ...
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Checking the reliability of computer software can be a laborious task. Programmers and computer scientists often inspect programs line by line, going over every piece of data, to ...
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Most Android smartphone users are aware that many phone features, such as the display, are notorious smartphone battery drainers. Many popular apps for social media, gaming and ...
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Net neutrality has been a debate topic within the Federal Communications Commission for a decade, ever since the Internet became popular with most consumers. The regulatory agency ...
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Cyber security issues represent some of the greatest threats to the United States' economy in the 21st century. Massive data breaches, website hacks and stolen information have ...
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Uber, the company that made finding a ride easy with its popular mobile app, has launched a new meal delivery service in Barcelona. UberEATS, which launched in February 2015, ...
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Since Steve Jobs handed control of Apple to Tim Cook, the company has taken a different approach to development and business practices. With its new leadership, Apple adopted a ...
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In early February, the Internet came alive with news of spying televisions, namely, the Samsung SmartTV. To streamline the user experience, the television is built with a voice ...
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Many kids love to play with the latest technology, but some dangerous mobile apps pose risks to young users. By familiarizing themselves with these risks, parents and grandparents ...
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Tablet computers have become increasingly popular for their portability, lightweight construction and ease of use. Several computer manufacturers recently unveiled a few ...
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As ultra-fast computers become faster, these machines have come to depend on multi-core processors to handle the workload of millions, or even billions, of operations performed ...
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Microsoft announced on Jan. 30 that consumers will test Windows 10, protecting businesses from any new bugs. By allowing consumers to install the latest Windows updates before ...
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No one in either a technical or strategic role in business is likely to underestimate the importance of big data, but many organizations overlook the value of data preparation in ...
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Security leaks regarding sensitive data made headlines in 2014 thanks to hackers and thieves who exploited systems at Target, Sony, Home Depot, eBay and Apple's iCloud, among ...
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When Apple Pay was introduced in the fall of 2014 with the release of the iPhone 6, the tech company hoped the service would revolutionize the way people shop. Six months after ...
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Data analytics is nothing new. It is, however, being increasingly employed by companies to identify opportunities, both within corporate personnel frameworks and on the sales end ...
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Google Glass was once hailed as a technological revolution, but Google's latest announcement suggested that the Internet giant might be dropping the project, at least for the time ...
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When Microsoft first demonstrated its new Windows 10 operating system, it debuted brand new wearable technology called Windows Holographic. This hardware and software detects body ...
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Talk about a Throwback Thursday. MySpace, the site that turned millions of us on to social media in the mid-2000s before suffering a precipitous decline into obscurity, is still ...
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2015 promises improvements on current technology as well as some groundbreaking developments. The 2015 International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas highlighted what tech ...
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Business have always thrived on strategic partnerships, business alliances in which both companies bring something to the table and both profit from the partnership. Making these ...
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A future with self-driving cars is closer to reality. Google announced that a test fleet of 150 vehicles started production at a facility in Detroit, a move that culminates six ...
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As more and more companies deal with the aftermath of major data breaches, it is apparent that company cyber attacks are a very real possibility for both small businesses and ...
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Although Bitcoin took steps toward becoming a legitimate currency in 2014, its value dropped to the extent that it was the year's worst performing currency. Bitcoin's value began ...
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Although most people are still struggling to get used to Windows 8, more than 1.5 million technology fans have signed up to test drive Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview. ...
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Every industry has its own way of ringing in a new year. For example, Hollywood ends and begins each year with a bevy of award programs. In the tech world, a new year means the ...
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Futurists, information scientists and computer scientists at Stanford University have begun a 100-year study into the possible effects of artificial intelligence on human society. ...
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When Microsoft Windows 10 comes to market, the software giant's ubiquitous, oft-criticized and under-supported web browser Internet Explorer may not be invited to the party. A ...
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Ride-sharing company Uber has experienced an almost meteoric rise to success in the past few years. The bigger it has grown, however, the more controversial its methods have ...
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Open-source software, once the domain of serious development enthusiasts, has expanded well beyond its former boundaries in recent years. Rather than a second-rate choice for ...
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When comparing all of the social networks available today, it's easy to guess that Facebook is still number one, and it would seem likely that Twitter would be right behind in the ...
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Starting in 2015, Iowa residents will have the option to download a copy of their driver's license to a mobile application for free. This smartphone license is the first of its ...
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Temperature can have a significant impact on CPU performance. Although modern CPUs have been designed to avoid catastrophic failure at high temperatures, overheating can still ...
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When the recession hit in 2008, IT hiring slowed significantly. Sure, the IT industry was still voted "most likely to develop" in the Wall Street yearbook, but it ...
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Internet users may see Facebook in China in the near future after a prominent government leader visited Mark Zuckerberg in the United States on a recent trip. Facebook's CEO has ...
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For years, iPads have been the most popular classroom technology. However, during the third quarter of 2014, more Chromebooks were shipped to schools in the United States than any ...
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A new algorithm developed by a team at MIT may revolutionize the way computers and humans learn together to solve problems. This algorithm, a special computer program that ...
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The Advanced Storage Technology Consortium released a new report in November 2014 that outlines what technology will be used to create a 100 TB hard drive by 2025. This new ...
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Microsoft plans to present more information about its new Windows 10 operating system in late January 2015 following the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Although ...
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Although social media has brought enormous benefits for both individuals and businesses, it has also opened up a channel for bullying and abuse. In a landmark legal case, bad ...
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Twitter users accessing the site with mobile devices have a new way to obtain a more personalized experience on the popular social network. The site is collecting information ...
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Google Chrome plans to block users from utilizing its Chrome plug-ins starting January 2015. For the remainder of 2014, Google will gradually phase out every aspect of plug-ins ...
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Alluring extra perks seem to be the latest front line in the battle by tech companies to attract and retain top talent. Perhaps the best example of this trend is the offer by ...
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Ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber are looking to change the way people get around. In the past, public transportation was often the only way to get from place to place if you ...
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Businesses in today's global economy rely on some sort of technology to earn profits, keep customers happy and save money on staffing costs. Business owners and managers need to ...
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Starting in 2014, Yahoo is replacing Google as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser. The Mozilla Foundation, creator of Firefox, is ending a nine-year partnership ...
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In 1961, the U.S. government began using social security numbers to identify its employees, and the following year, the IRS asked taxpayers to include these numbers on their tax ...
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Net neutrality is a hot-button phrase as activists try desperately to keep the Internet from falling into the hands of cable and phone companies. However, despite the fact that ...
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SMART stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology. It's a tool that is included in hard drives to alert users to a potential hard drive failure. Recently, cloud ...
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After death, most people are no longer leaving boxes of handwritten letters or volumes of paper journals, but they are leaving behind digital assets. Many people are dying or will ...
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Company culture has a significant impact on a business' atmosphere and daily activities. When you fit with the culture, work is often more pleasant and welcoming. For technology ...
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As technology pushes the Internet into every aspect of daily life, broadband speeds are a growing concern. The infrastructure used by the majority of cities in the United States ...
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The 18-year-old creator of the WorldState app, Patrick Finnegan, argues that many members of the millennial generation have a compelling desire to improve the world around them, ...
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In October of 2014, a number of Chinese iCloud accounts came under attack from an unexpected hacker — the Chinese government. Allegedly, government officials captured users' ...
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The subject of pay equality between men and women is becoming more and more of a buzz topic in the modern world. Microsoft, one of the biggest companies in the world, has come ...
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In the past several years, 3D printing has been touted as the latest and greatest disruptive technology for a variety of industries. As printers become more sophisticated, experts ...
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Technology is changing rapidly, with new products coming out nearly every month. For consumers and technology professionals, the next five years should be exciting. With ...
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Bionic technology, which helps paralyzed people to move again, is developing at a rapid pace. This technology gives hope to people who have been paralyzed as a result of injury or ...
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A lot of companies prefer to promote from within, and you may be missing out on several opportunities for promotion throughout the year. If you are looking to further your career ...
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Cable is struggling. Providers are finding that many broadcasting companies are going over the top in order to provide content to consumers with no cable package requirements. ...
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Netflix stock tumbled 27 percent in early October 2014 because the video streaming giant failed to sign up as many new subscribers as the company predicted. Netflix blames the ...
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People will take precautions about what companies they give their private information to if they think that it is not handled securely.If a person expects a business to keep their ...
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Maria Rodale, CEO of Rodale, Inc., argues if women designed cars, practical automobile features would include comfortable armrests, a small trash can, a refrigerated section and a ...
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In late 2014, technology giant HP announced that it would be splitting into two companies. The move comes as part of the company's massive restructuring efforts. Though the HP ...
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A recent public showdown between Eric Schmidt of Google and Tim Cook of Apple has brought the Apple vs. Google rivalry into the spotlight once again. This time, the debate centers ...
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For local merchants, payment processing has traditionally been a hassle. Some companies charge fees as high as 4 percent for every transaction, cutting into profits and making it ...
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Microsoft recently gave consumers a preview of its new Windows 10 operating system, scheduled for release in 2015, but there's something wrong with this picture. Windows 9 would ...
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The surprising news on Windows 9 is that it will be Windows 10. If that sounds a little too much like "The Matrix," there's a good reason for this: Windows 95 and ...
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Data centers have recently reported an increased rate of hard drive failures. Some brands are failing at a much higher rate than expected, prompting questions about the ...
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Lenders have found a new way to ensure that borrowers keep up repayments on their auto loans. Thanks to a new device, lenders can remotely disable a vehicle if the borrower misses ...
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Smartphones have transformed personal photography, making it easy to capture high-quality shots without carrying around a bulky camera. Phone cameras have some limitations, ...
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Technology is an ever-evolving field. Technological positions such as mainframe programmers, system admins, help techs and IT managers are seeing a decrease in available job ...
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Healing powers are the stuff of comic books and science fiction. However, if a new Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program comes to fruition, the U.S. military may begin ...
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As technology becomes increasingly complex, many companies struggle to keep pace. Even technological giants like IBM are not exempt. In September 2014, IBM announced it would be ...
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For modern professionals, it is impossible to avoid voicemail. When you are uncomfortable with recording your own voice, leaving a voicemail message can feel excruciating. By ...
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As virtual reality becomes more popular in gaming and technology cultures, peripherals such as Oculus Rift become more widely used in entertainment spaces, including TV shows like ...
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Attaining the right IT certifications is a great way for workers in the field to find more employment opportunities and achieve higher pay. According to data found in the 2014 IT ...
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Sales and marketing are some of the fastest growing industries since the recession hit in 2008. These two industries are expected to increase available jobs by 33 percent ...
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According to the research firm Strategic Analytics, an estimated 200 million workers worldwide used mobile apps in 2013. Since the popularity of mobile apps has grown immensely, ...
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As the expected release date for the Apple iPhone 6 draws nearer, rumors are flying about the new design. According to most sources, the new model is considerably different from ...
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Microsoft plans to unveil the newest version of Windows, provisionally called Windows 9, in as soon as one year, according to leaked documents from the technology giant. Windows 9 ...
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These days it's important to stay on top of what's emerging digitally, and tech blogs, print publications and broadcast media are just a few ways to do it. The Internet is filled ...
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Ninety-nine percent of all malicious apps target devices running the Android operating system, according to a report published in 2013 by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs. ...
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Cellphones are a wonderful tool for keeping parents in contact with their kids. However, parents have a right to be concerned about what their kids are looking at online. ...
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A leaked document from Microsoft has suggested that the next version of Windows — provisionally named Windows 9 — will be released in the second or third quarter of ...
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As autumn looms, mobile fanatics are anticipating the next step forward in cell phone technology: the release of the iPhone 6. Although Apple has not formally announced the ...
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Mobile tech has taken nearly every industry in America by storm; technology companies, retailers, and service professionals have all been swept up in the portable whirlwind. ...
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Tech jobs are always in high abundance, which creates an impression that if you have the tech skills, you should be receiving plenty of offers for tech positions. Yet, many ...
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If you're looking for sales jobs and are willing to relocate for work, consider the trends in the tech jobs market around the country as a barometer for sales jobs to come. An ...
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In a move to increase online security, Google has announced that it is now using HTTPS as a ranking signal. Webmasters who use HTTPS for their site will experience better rankings ...
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If you're normally an office-dweller, it can be challenging to get used to the idea of staying productive while working remotely, whether it's while traveling, from home or at one ...
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Technology is an integral part of most business enterprises, and that technology is only useful if it is up-to-date and working properly. The tech support team responsible for ...
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Quality project management is crucial to an innovative and prosperous technology business. Successful project managers lead teams of members with different backgrounds, skills and ...
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In a move to increase online security, Google has announced that it is now using HTTPS as a ranking signal. Webmasters who use HTTPS for their site will experience better rankings ...
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Cellphones have revolutionized communications in the 21st century. Phones are almost like personal assistants, helping you schedule your day, communicate on the go, keep track of ...
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?Technology: How to Stay Productive While Working Off-SiteIf you're normally an office-dweller, it can be challenging to get used to the idea of staying productive while working ...
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?Technology: Three Tips for Technology Project ManagersQuality project management is crucial to an innovative and prosperous technology business. Successful project managers lead ...
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Although computer security experts have long been aware of security issues related to USB storage devices, new research shows that an internal flaw in the firmware of all USB ...
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There has been a lot of talk around Google's Android L, the 2014 mobile operating system for Android phones. Although its features include increased efficiency, enhanced ...
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Many technology professionals work independently, with less inter-departmental and client interaction than other colleagues. This isolation can make professional networking a ...
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According to figures released by Sundar Pichai, Google's senior vice president and head of Android and Chrome, the number of active Android users has reached one billion. While ...
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Sales of several popular tablets dropped in the last quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014. Industry experts predict that a combination of market saturation, larger ...
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Nintendo began as a small venture into selling handmade card games in 1889. The innovative gaming company has stood the test of time and is now a leader in the video game ...
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Invented in the early 1990s, the smartphone was first mass-produced for the consumer market in 2007 when Apple unveiled the iPhone. Android and Windows operating systems soon ...
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Workplace satisfaction is highly correlated with the type of boss under which an employee works. In the tech industry, getting a bad tech boss means anything from slowed ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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