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In a September 2017 live streaming event, Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to reduce the risk of election interference by increasing transparency and security at Facebook. This ...
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The Russian investigation as to whether a foreign entity attempted to influence an American presidential election took an interesting turn in September 2017. Several media reports ...
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In 2017, Google fired James Damore, a software engineer who authored an internal memo about women in tech and his belief they don't belong in technical jobs. This firing is a hot ...
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Smart watches hit the consumer market full of potential, promising devices with easy portability designed to make everyone's life a little easier. As of late 2017, smart watches ...
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As rents rise in major city centers, biotech companies are starting to move out of urban areas and into suburban locations. Although cities offer a variety of conveniences, the ...
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Expect to hear the term machine learning frequently now that cloud computing and advanced computer software are in the mainstream of technology. Discover what it means for your ...
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Technology companies have been relying on outsourcing to reduce costs while improving efficiency and focus since the 20th century, and traditionally these outsourced positions ...
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2-in-1 laptops have gained quite a bit of attention from consumers. Combining the convenience and portability of tablets with the power and versatility of laptops, 2-in-1 devices ...
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With cybersecurity and data breaches making news virtually every month, there's one thing that app developers, IT departments and tech firms should keep in mind. Cyber criminals ...
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A continued shortage of skilled programmers leaves many companies in desperate need of these professionals. While programmers of every experience level are in a good bargaining ...
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Thanks to a growing nature of open source, where tech companies go to solve problems with their APIs and products, one huge entrant into this market may decline and go away. ...
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The Python programming language started in 1991 as a way to automate certain coding processes and to quickly prototype applications in one or more computer languages. Since that ...
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In an attempt to remake itself into a forward-thinking tech company that doesn't necessarily rely on operating software for its cash cow, Microsoft is turning to artificial ...
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Smart glasses take wearable technology to the next level, but what kind of impact can smart glasses make in the enterprise world? Read on for five surprising facts you may not ...
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Serverless architecture is another "next big thing" in the world of digital technology. As of June 2017, the technology is so new that app dev coders are having a hard ...
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Smartphones and other mobile devices have become a staple of modern life, but with the mobile revolution comes a whole new set of cyber security threats. Learn the top five ...
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Quantum computers sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they are rapidly moving out of the lab and into the world of practical application. As scientists and programmers ...
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There are a lot of quirky games you can download to your smartphone as an app. One such app game, called "Blue Whale Challenge," is a combination of malware and a sick ...
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We live in a digital world. Computers, smartphones, and tablets are staples in today's offices. These devices allow us to work faster and more efficiently, which is beneficial ...
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In the age of constant internet access, the lines between personal and business matters are blurred — chances are, your employees use their work devices to check personal ...
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What happened to Twitter? The social media giant took the internet by storm, allowing users to send short messages to followers, disseminate news, post videos and share ...
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Programming and coding continues to be one of the hottest trends for 2017 in terms of hiring. High-paying jobs at top companies and six-figure freelancing opportunities are ...
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The combination of new technology and outdated privacy laws makes it easier than ever for corporations and government agencies to monitor and collect details about your online ...
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With the repeal of key online privacy laws imminent as of April 2017, many consumers are wondering how to keep their browsing history from being sold to the highest bidder. The ...
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Since the campaign trail, talk of a tech policy agenda under the Trump Administration has been largely absent, leaving many industry professionals wondering in which direction the ...
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A college degree is a prerequisite for nearly all professional positions — but it's not enough to stay competitive. To keep up with constantly changing technology, ...
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An upgrade to 5G represents the next evolution of a wireless network. Unfortunately, the tech world may not have all of its elements in place for such an expansion, even though ...
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As anyone who followed the 2016 presidential election knows, fake news can have a serious impact on how people think, act, and vote. In response, some technology leaders are ...
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If you are passionate about the latest technologies coming out of Silicon Valley, you may be excited about the idea of getting a job with a technology giant, such as Facebook or ...
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America's H-1B visa program allows employers to bring in top talent from other countries as a way to bolster their staffs. Tech companies use temporary work visas to bring in top ...
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Cloud computing is a hot new trend in business IT. However, there are also benefits to using on-premise solutions for data storage and IT resources. Hybrid cloud solutions offer ...
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Fake news made big news in 2016 when mainstream media outlets reported on false news stories circulating around the American presidential election. These stories came to light due ...
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The U.S. Department of Energy intensified the race to develop an exascale supercomputer when it doled out $39.8 million in grants to achieve the task by 2023. However, the drive ...
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President-elect Donald Trump vowed to strengthen American's cyber defenses against possible attacks as part of a press conference he held in mid-January ahead of his formal ...
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Politically, culturally and economically, trying to forecast the fate of 2017 brings about more questions than answers. The election of Donald Trump as President of the United ...
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Lower back pain, poor blood circulation and poor physical stamina are just a few reasons why many workers have abandoned their cushy desk chairs and traditional work desks in ...
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation, in light of Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 presidential election, called on tech firms to bolster electronic encryption and cybersecurity ...
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Google has long had a reputation for being a younger person's organization, and it's perhaps unsurprising that a case has been bought against it for age discrimination. ...
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The unexpected election of Donald Trump as U.S. president has left everyone wondering what's next. Some major cultural and economic shifts are to be expected, but a few other ...
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With the potential impact from the Dyn cyberattack still making itself felt in the cybersecurity world, it's no surprise that companies and researchers are starting to consider ...
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Following the presidential election of 2016, Twitter set up an anti-harassment tool to help victims of hate speech avoid having offensive posts sent to them. An individual user ...
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As the Trump administration gets ready to move into the White House, tech groups are eager to have an influence on the administration's technology policy. Although the Trump ...
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Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly common, and no individual computer or company-wide network is completely safe. Even powerhouse companies such as Microsoft, eBay and PayPal ...
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The dark web is an online space containing content that even the most popular search engines can't find. Content in the dark web is intentionally hidden, so standard web browsers ...
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Advancements in technology have not only transformed how businesses operate, but have also impacted the need for IT departments. Although information technology employees were ...
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Are we witnessing the end of the personal computer? Sales of consumer PCs continued the trend of quarter-on-quarter declines during the third quarter of 2016, and the tech world ...
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Insider data theft is a real risk for most businesses. With technology permeating every level of organizational structure, there are many places where data can be leaked, and ...
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Your car isn't quite as smart as you, at least not yet. Statistics show that Wi-Fi connected cars and trucks are increasing rapidly thanks to manufacturers and aftermarket service ...
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As technology advances, the world faces new issues that were never before considered. Drones, for one, raise plenty of legal concerns, for both private citizens and for ...
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As technologies change and older security systems become more vulnerable to a wide variety of attacks, your security needs to keep pace with emerging technologies. This is even ...
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Digital technology is everywhere. It's in telephones, music, retail shopping, health devices and banking. Companies that produce appliances, automobiles, batteries and just about ...
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A well-designed technology initiative can revolutionize your workplace, allowing your employees to work more efficiently and boosting productivity across the organization. On the ...
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Many jobs exist within the computer programming industry, but the field is also full of highly qualified job candidates, making it a very competitive arena. Obtaining a computer ...
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As applications grow more complex, smart devices have become more complicated and expensive. Purchasing a smartphone, a smart watch, and smart glasses costs thousands of dollars, ...
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An emphasis on STEM careers — careers in science, technology, engineering and math — has not only prompted prospective college students to seek training in these ...
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In the 2016 presidential election, campaign teams not only have to think about their political strategies, but also protect their candidates from the possibility and altogether ...
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Since its launch in the United States on July 6, 2016, "Pokemon Go" has made a splash in the mobile world. In the hours after its launch, it quickly jumped to the top of ...
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An accident that claimed the life of a Tesla Autopilot user in May 2016 presents a test for the makers of the technology behind self-driving vehicles. The safety of autonomous ...
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Large Silicon Valley firms offer IT workers some of the best jobs in the United States due to their large staffing budgets, amazingly popular products and high brand recognition. ...
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Technology continues to change human lives for the better. The World Economic Forum pinpoints 10 emerging technologies that are ready to have a meaningful impact on society. This ...
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Google Chrome is the world's favorite web browser in terms of market share, and it's a valuable tool for users who love its flexibility and tools. One downside to Chrome, however, ...
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Microsoft and LinkedIn decided to join forces in a mega-acquisition worth $26.2 billion. The software giant agreed to buy the social media company as a way to give Microsoft ...
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Twitter has long been a favorite social media platform for advertisers, but with the photo-sharing giant Instagram on the rise, the tides may be changing. A Strata survey released ...
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Following public concern over the connection between terrorist attacks and social media content, Microsoft has amended its terms of use to ban terrorist content on all of its ...
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The current race for presidential candidates has arguably been one of the more interesting ones in recent history. More than ever before, this race has all the makings of a ...
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Amazon Echo has some competition in the fledgling virtual agent market. Designers of Google Home bet they can compete with Amazon and even surpass the tech giant. Coupled with ...
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The term "big data" has been a buzzword among companies seeking an advantage in contemporary business models. Without data on customers, supply chains and manufacturing ...
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IT concepts at the office have changed drastically thanks to the Internet. Instead of creating a database architecture from scratch at work, IT employees may spend more time on ...
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The printing press in the 1430s, the steam engine in 1712, the telephone in 1876 and the Internet in the 1960s — all technological advances that have had a hugely ...
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When you build your own PC, the best motherboard to go with it depends on several factors. You want speed, of course, but then you need to decide what chips and processors fit ...
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The issue of a hacked iPhone made national headlines when the FBI sued Apple to unlock a device used by Syed Rizwan Farook, the perpetrator of a deadly shooting rampage in San ...
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Move over, autonomous cars. After more than six months of preparation, a fleet of self-driving trucks motored through four different European countries during a challenge issued ...
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Thanks to the advent of streaming services, video content on network and video sharing sites, as well as on-demand programming, cable television appears to have a tenuous future. ...
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More and more devices have wireless connections, and experts collectively call these devices the Internet of Things. Like it or not, businesses, employers, workers and consumers ...
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The Internet of Things opens up many exciting new opportunities for companies, but it also poses security challenges that businesses must address. By adding IoT devices to their ...
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The Internet of Things involves connecting any electronic device to the Internet with wireless connections, such as phones, wearable devices, watches, kitchen appliances and ...
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The Internet of Things has exploded onto the scene as devices link to each other using wireless communications. This concept affects how your company runs, earns money and ...
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It is no secret that the Internet of Things has transformed how businesses operate. Technology, cloud-based applications and social media have broadened the reach for companies to ...
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At the top of each year, it's valuable to take a look at annual predictions so you can adjust your career and skill-building strategy. Tech predictions affect not only the people ...
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Thanks to innovations in computer technology, including cloud computing and data mining, the concept of machine learning aims to make huge strides in 2016. Once-vaunted tech ...
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Two Yahoo investors, in separate letters to the chairman of the board, have publicly spoken out against CEO Marissa Mayer's plans for the company just three years after she took ...
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Many moviemakers, film directors and special effects gurus base science-fiction technology off of real-world gizmos, gadgets and concepts. Star Wars technology is no different, ...
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Most individuals use social media networks to post and share a variety of information, from photos of last night's dinner to interesting news stories or family updates. Similarly, ...
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Industry experts generally acknowledge Google as the king of Internet search, especially as it relates to advertising revenue. When combined with data mining, this everyday action ...
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Sales of tablet computers continue to decline towards the end of 2015 as part of a larger trend that started in the last quarter of 2013. Industry experts once predicted that ...
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Battery charging for mobile devices, laptops and even electric vehicles can take several minutes or a few hours. Although lithium-ion batteries represent a huge technological leap ...
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Despite competition from bigger smartphones and smaller laptops, tablets remain an attractive choice for many consumers, including young professionals and gamers. The best tablets ...
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Google began testing self-driving car prototypes in California and Michigan in the spring of 2015. By 2021, when Americans get behind the wheel of an autonomous vehicle, they'll ...
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Video conferencing is a great tool for many businesses. It allows employees and customers of the business to interact effectively no matter where they are. Businesses are taking ...
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When it comes to cloud computing, the United States has a lot of advantages over other countries. Unfortunately, other countries have much better privacy protections in place for ...
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IT jobs no longer center on making sure your office's computer systems and database architecture can handle workloads. Cloud computing changes the entire IT landscape thanks to ...
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In many cases, a software patch is necessary to fix a security problem or make a program more useful to end users. Unfortunately, some companies also use patches to collect usage ...
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As a system administrator, you have several hats to wear on a daily basis. You work with computers and servers all day while trying to keep managers happy and your staff working ...
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A company based in Seattle has developed a new method of 3-D printing that could revolutionize the way we think about manufacturing. The Glowforge 3-D laser printer can print ...
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Several companies plan to take virtual reality technology from the gaming world and use special imaging systems as business applications sometime in 2016. Instead of first-person ...
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Before wireless technology and mobile applications took over connected workplaces, an IT career usually meant making sure the technology within an office had the correct ...
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From the 1920s through the 1940s, futurists attempted to glimpse into what mankind may invent by the year 2000. People imagined colonies on the moon and Mars, future technology ...
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Researchers at the University of Cambridge created a mother-like robot able to determine which of its "offspring" are best suited to work on real-world engineering ...
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It is important to stay on top of technology trends when trying to advance your career or stay relevant in the tech field. Tech skills change as new programs and platforms are ...
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Tech giant Google has decided to rebrand itself into several different subsidiaries based on the revenue-generating capabilities of various departments. Major Google products such ...
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A great email has the capacity to open doors to new opportunities, initiate partnerships, and establish a line of communication between you or your company and other influential ...
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Necessity, it seems, is the mother of invention when it comes to improving Internet access across the globe. Before the end of 2015, Facebook plans to launch an unmanned drone ...
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IBM Watson represents a huge developer platform designed to make the computing giant a player in the ever-growing mobile apps industry. This community includes more than 280 ...
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A controversial tax levied in Chicago makes cloud computing more expensive for users. Starting July 1, 2015, consumers pay an extra 9 percent as part of the Chicago cloud tax on ...
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Developers and computer programmers rely on several programming languages to deliver relevant software, apps and websites to consumers. One often overlooked language, called R, ...
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NASA and the International Space Station announced the agency remains ready to use the technology of the final frontier. Astronauts on the orbiting laboratory plan to test the ...
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Microsoft technology frequently relies on software that people use on personal computers, such as operating systems, office products and tools for Internet exploring. This ...
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Researchers in Vienna, Austria, have developed an artificial leg that allows an amputee to feel stimulation at the body's contact point with the prosthetic technology. The ...
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Companies such as Google, Nike and Apple have developed a range of wearable tech devices, many of which can monitor health and fitness to improve the wearer's well-being. While ...
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The use of open source databases by tech companies has grown steadily since 2005. Part of the reason stems from the community of programmers who work together to solve problems. ...
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Google has been touting the success of its self-driving car program for several years. The tech giant claims its 23 vehicles have test-driven more than 1.7 million miles, with ...
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Several automobile manufacturers count having an electric car in their lineups. A few engineering teams, most notably from Google, have a driverless car that represents the future ...
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Mechanical octopus tentacles may help surgeons perform operations in the future thanks to new technology developed by Italian doctors. This type of surgical technology potentially ...
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The tech industry has traditionally struggled to attract women, but a new generation of female coders could bring change to this typically male-dominated field. Tech companies are ...
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Uber, the online ride-sharing service that competes with taxi services in hundreds of urban areas worldwide, has joined the bidding war for Nokia Here. Uber's bid of $3 billion ...
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Running watches and other wearable fitness devices track a myriad of information about your workout, including the length of your stride and the number of steps you take per ...
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More and more, consumers hear about connected devices, such as smartphones, tablets, wearable technology and smartwatches. The Internet of Things, or the overall concept and ...
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Additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, helps companies create custom products and unique parts after designing such items on a computer. The process saves time, money and ...
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The so-called information age began in the 1980s as computers became affordable for average Americans and personal computers appeared in every home. Wireless connections, wearable ...
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Thanks to recent high-profile incidents at retailers such as Target and Home Depot, consumers have developed a keen awareness of security breaches. For businesses, the continuing ...
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Automated telephone calls, colloquially called robocalls, no longer appear on American caller IDs during busy election cycles. Thanks to Voice over Internet Protocol calls, or ...
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As the star member of the nüvi family of GPS units, the Garmin nüviCam LMTHD is much more than a simple navigation device. From its user-friendly touch interface to the ...
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Companies use dedicated social media accounts to interact with customers, engage with the general public and announce important initiatives to a wide audience. This type of ...
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Complex devices that run on solar power could revolutionize the technology industry by eliminating the need for batteries, electrical outlets and electrical grids. An experimental ...
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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 ...