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Big data's big role in humanitarian aid

Mission-based organizations, including those helping the recent wave of Syrian refugees, are using big data to improve their response efforts.

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Sen. Blumenthal demands lifting of IT 'gag' order

In a letter to Thomas May, the CEO of Eversource, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called the non-disparagement provision "an effective gag order” keeping workers from “speaking openly about their experiences, and further smacks

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Flash memory's density surpasses hard drives for first time

The production of 3D or stacked NAND flash in recent years has led to non-volatile memory exceeding the areal density of HDDs. This means that flash memory products with higher capacity can be built using the same surface area.

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IT resume makeover: Avoid a list of job descriptions

When writing your resume, make sure you sell yourself, rather than present a long list of job responsibilities. Read how career expert Andrew Ysasi helped this month’s resume makeover candidate overcome the job description issue.

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Windows 10 quick tips: 5 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

Why is retail afraid of voice recognition for mobile apps?

Retailers have overwhelmingly avoided any attempts to dabble with voice recognition, but that is a huge error. One of the inherent limitations in GUI design for mobile as well as desktop devices is the pulldown menu.

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