Patrick Thibodeau

Senior Editor

Patrick Thibodeau covers Internet of Things, enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

Democrats give thumbs up to Silicon Valley

CSC announces layoffs in advance of HPE merger

CSC announces layoffs in advance of HPE merger

A Computer Sciences Corp. spokesman, however, says the 500 layoffs are due to "the normal course of business and are unrelated to the proposed merger."

Microsoft’s Iowa data center cluster to reach 3.2M square feet

Microsoft’s Iowa data center cluster to reach 3.2M square feet

Microsoft is creating some 3.2 million square feet of data center space in the West Des Moines, Iowa, area but in three separate locations. The combined investment is about $3.5 billion.

FBI to lead nation's cyberattack responses

FBI to lead nation's cyberattack responses

President Barack Obama on Tuesday officially put the FBI in charge of cyberattack responses.

Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Issa bill would kill a big H-1B loophole

Rep. Darrell Issa has rolled out a bipartisan bill that would make two key changes to the 1998 H-1B visa law.

Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that, he said, has little chance of being enacted this year. He said he proposed the bill to make the case for reform of the controversial visa.

The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

The H-1B positions of Clinton and Trump

With the political conventions about to get underway, it's a good time to take stock of where the major candidates stand.

What Silicon Valley doesn’t say in its Trump attack

What Silicon Valley doesn’t say in its Trump attack

Though Silicon Valley leaders say Donald Trump would be bad for innovation, the disaster they fear is already ongoing in America.

Review: Acer Chromebook 14 for Work aims at corporate IT

Review: Acer Chromebook 14 for Work aims at corporate IT

The Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, which is aimed at corporate IT, gives a strong first impression and doesn't disappoint.

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

It will be easier to integrate tools such as Microsoft's Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant, with Predix, GE's industrial IoT system.

Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

Feds to hire 3,500 cybersecurity pros by year's end

The U.S. government is trying to improve the recruiting and retention of cybersecurity professionals.

Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized the replacement of U.S. IT workers by foreign labor but did not offer a plan to fix it.

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