Patrick Thibodeau

Senior Editor

Patrick Thibodeau covers cloud computing and enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

U.S. uncovers $20M H-1B fraud scheme

Walmart finds STEM workers at its stores

Walmart finds STEM workers at its stores

Still, some corporate leaders are urging Congress to make computer science training a national priority.

With Fiorina pick, Cruz’s H-1B stance now in question

With Fiorina pick, Cruz’s H-1B stance now in question

Sen. Ted Cruz's decision Wednesday to tap former HP CEO Carly Fiorina as his running mate raises questions about his stance on the H-1B visa program.

The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

The Texas woman on fire about H-1B visa use

Jennifer Wedel, whose husband was unemployed at the time she asked President Obama about the issue, is now an H-1B activist.

Report says criminals are better communicators than IT staffers

Report says criminals are better communicators than IT staffers

Humans remain the largest security risk, a new Verizon report says.

U.S. efforts to build next-gen supercomputer take shape

U.S. efforts to build next-gen supercomputer take shape

The goal is now an exascale computer by 2023.

Feds seek public input on the future of IoT

Feds seek public input on the future of IoT

The Commerce Department wants public comment on the "benefits, challenges and potential roles for the government" in advancing the Internet of Things.

Acer’s (almost) crush-proof, spill-proof Chromebook

Acer’s (almost) crush-proof, spill-proof Chromebook

If you've ever dropped, kicked or spilled coffee on your laptop -- or have wanted to -- this might be the one for you.

Feeling angry and betrayed, IT workers mount protest

Feeling angry and betrayed, IT workers mount protest

On the sidewalks next to EmblemHealth’s midtown offices, protesters yelled "Protect U.S. jobs," "Keep jobs in the U.S.A." and, to the people passing by: "It’s our jobs now, your jobs next."

Rejecting employees' pleas, EmblemHealth CEO sets major IT layoff

Rejecting employees' pleas, EmblemHealth CEO sets major IT layoff

"Several hundred" IT and operations workers will be laid off, EmblemHealth CEO says.

Verizon is offshoring jobs, records say

Verizon is offshoring jobs, records say

Verizon has been moving call center work overseas, and IT jobs may be shifting as well.

IT employees at EmblemHealth fight to save jobs

IT employees at EmblemHealth fight to save jobs

Their immediate goal is to prevent the contract being signed with the offshore outsourcer, but they may be too late.

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