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Future-proof your IT career: 8 tech areas that will still be hot in 2020

It’s prudent for IT pros to cultivate skills that are in high demand. Even better are skills that will stay in demand. Here are eight key technology areas that show no signs of falling out of favor.

Grassley's position on H-1B called ‘protectionist’

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is leading an effort to make H-1B visas available to more workers.

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U.S. to allow some H-1B worker spouses to work

The White House today is giving final approval to a rule change that will allow the spouses of some H-1B visa workers to get jobs.

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Read the March Computerworld Digital Magazine!

Inside this edition: The 2015 Premier 100 IT leaders report, news analysis, opinions and more.

Facebook, other tech firms face pressure from drivers over work conditions

Facebook and other tech companies in Silicon Valley are facing increasing pressure from their shuttle drivers to improve working conditions amid concern about growing inequality in the area.

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About the Premier 100 IT Leaders Awards program

Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders Awards honor individuals who have had a positive impact on their organization through technology.

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Attention, rock star developers: Get a talent agent

High demand, large workloads, and the changing nature of programming work have some developers seeking reps to help them land new gigs

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In six months, the White House has replaced its top IT leaders

The White House may be trying to improve its IT operations by aligning itself more with Silicon Valley thinking.

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So Cal Edison's IT layoffs are abuse of H-1B program, says U.S. lawmaker

Southern California Edison's decision to replace IT workers with H-1B visas workers employed by contractors is drawing more criticism from U.S. lawmakers, the latest from U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.).

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Apple sued for poaching car battery engineers

Apple has been sued by electric car battery maker A123 Systems for poaching five of its employees to help set up a large scale battery division.

Linus Torvalds: ‘People who start writing kernel code get hired really quickly’

Now more than ever, the development of the Linux kernel is a matter for the professionals, as unpaid volunteer contributions to the project reached their lowest recorded levels in the latest “Who Writes Linux” report.

DHS cybersecurity staff won’t get paid during shutdown

If Congressional leaders carry through on their threat to shut down the Department of Homeland Security, life for the agency's cybersecurity professionals will be miserable

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Shanghai OnStar's Diane Jurgens and her grand China adventure

Diane Jurgens, the managing director of Shanghai OnStar, has a tale to tell about her life and work in China.

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IT resume makeover: Emphasize your 'X factor'

After a 17-year climb through the IT ranks at a major financial firm, this month’s resume makeover candidate found herself unemployed and with a mundane resume. Here's how expert Donald Burns uncovered her 'wow factor.'

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So Cal Edison's path to the center of the H-1B debate

Southern California Edison was known for good pay and benefits before it began laying off IT workers and replacing them with H-1B visa holders.

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Black Girls Code founder looks to expand skills outreach, challenges CIOs to help the cause

In 2011, computer scientist Kimberly Bryant founded Black Girls Code, a chapter-based nonprofit that has taught programming to more than 3,000 young women across the country.

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What Intel's $300M diversity pledge really means

Intel's Rosalind Hudnell is working on an ambitious plan to spark change that could forever alter hiring practices at IT companies.

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Southern California Edison IT workers 'beyond furious' over H-1B replacements

IT workers at Southern California Edison are being laid off and replaced by workers from India. Some employees are training their H-1B visa holding replacements, and many have already lost their jobs.

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