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Amazon to Hire for IoT, Connected Device Lab

25 Sep, 2014

Projections of the growth in the Internet of Things and home-based connected devices have Amazon energized.

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Startup Takes Aggressive Stance on Raising Developer Salaries

23 Sep, 2014

Superstar-style salaries and, perhaps more importantly, transparency in compensation, are trends to watch for developers in Silicon Valley.

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More than a Name Change: ISIS Mobile Wallet Becomes Softcard

17 Sep, 2014

Even if users aren’t turned off by security and privacy worries, they don’t see the benefit of switching from using credit cards to using their phones to make payments.

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IBM Co-Investment Training Program Includes Pay Cuts

15 Sep, 2014

Affected employees will spend one day per week improving “cloud, analytics, mobile and social” skills, and see a 10 percent pay cut.

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Highlight Soft Skills Along with IT Expertise

08 Sep, 2014

Communication skills, a strong work ethic, problem-solving ability and adaptability are just some of the skill sets that hiring managers in IT seek in job candidates, no matter their technical credentials.

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Internet Slowdown Protest Planned to Support Net Neutrality

04 Sep, 2014

On September 10, organizers hope that as many websites as possible will participate in the protest by displaying a symbolic “site loading” icon on their home pages.

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Positive, Negative Pressures on Millennials’ Career Prospects

03 Sep, 2014

The attitudes of Millennials toward work and their employers are under the microscope, along with their effect on the companies that take them on.

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Focus Growing on Wearables Designed for Work

21 Aug, 2014

Forget employees bringing their wearable computing devices to work. These wearables are designed for getting work done from the start.

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California Ruling on Reimbursements to Complicate BYOD

18 Aug, 2014

The death of BYOD? Some say so, after a California Court of Appeals landmark ruling.

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Delete All the Emails

15 Aug, 2014

German carmaker Daimler has a Mail on Holiday email policy, which allows employees to choose to have all incoming email permanently deleted while they are on vacation.

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Improve Odds in IT Blame Game

14 Aug, 2014

IT departments that find themselves repeatedly held responsible for the same failures or performance issues are constantly taking steps to improve their position in the blame game.

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Major Security Breach Disclosure Restarts Debate

08 Aug, 2014

Security researchers are often criticized for the ways they disclose and report security breaches they have discovered, no matter how they approach the situation.

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Internet of Things Creating New Job Titles

05 Aug, 2014

Richard Cornish, Xchanging's new Head of IoT, sees the technology as transformational in its ability to touch all parts of the business’ processes, and all of the positions that support and execute those processes.

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Why Xchanging Appointed a Head of Internet of Things

05 Aug, 2014

Xchanging is one of the firms aiming to lead on helping clients incorporate IoT planning into their business process integration and digitization efforts.

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Planning for Vacation Takes as Much Work as Staying in the Office

01 Aug, 2014

Taking needed vacation time in order to relax and recharge can be especially difficult for those working in IT. A little extra planning can help.

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Entelo Flags Employees ‘More Likely to Move’

31 Jul, 2014

Factors such as tenure, activity on social media sites, and organizational changes, says the recruiting firm, can help predict who is more likely to job hop in the near future.

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President Obama Expected to Sign Cell Phone Unlocking Bill

28 Jul, 2014

Benefits of the bill include increased competition between carriers, ease of switching for consumers, and increased and easier sales of second-hand phones.

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The Internet of Things Touching IT and Non-IT Careers

23 Jul, 2014

New skill sets and new jobs go far beyond data analysis. Think networking, systems management, customer service, executive leadership and more.

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Data Breach Damage from NY’s POV: Over 1 Billion in 2013 Alone

17 Jul, 2014

The New York Attorney General's office attempts to illustrate the exponential growth in breaches, reports of breaches and some of the related costs.

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How to Get over the Fear of Negotiating for a Raise

15 Jul, 2014

It's not all-or-nothing, so preparation and a willingness to ask more than once can build confidence and lead to success.

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