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Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into...

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Machine learning: Clustering and classification on the campaign trail

Discovering and targeting micropopulations for politics and profit

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NuTonomy starts trials in Singapore of self-driving taxi service

NuTonomy is offering rides in its self-driving taxis to select residents of Singapore from Thursday, ahead of a commercial launch of the service in 2018.

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IDG CEO interview series

If you'd like to learn more about what your key vendors are up to, here's your chance, straight from the CEO's mouth. Ciena, SnapLogic and HP Enterprise are among the companies to spill the beans to IDG Chief Content Officer John...

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As Zika looms, a question arises: Who gets to telecommute?

The Zika virus outbreak in Florida -- and rising concerns that it will spread north -- are worrying workers and forcing companies to adjust.

It's the stupid economy -- er, the economy, stupid

It's not that long ago, the economy is in lousy shape, and this pilot fish has landed a job with a small IT vendor back in his hometown -- but one with some peculiar practices.

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Seed to Sale: Inside a High Tech Pot Farm

We tour a cannabis dispensary in Oakland, California that grows and sells weed for medicinal purposes.

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New law in Mass. attempts to raise IT pay for women

A new law in Massachusetts that goes into effect in 2018 aims to shrink or eliminate the pay gap between women and men in the workplace.

Chinese approval clears way for Dell's $67B EMC buy

Dell’s massive acquisition of EMC reportedly has passed legal muster in China, clearing what is expected to be its last hurdle.

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Localizing every website with Localizer

I'm a fan of Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Localizer wants to be the next best thing to Adams' Babel Fish

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Video: The real story behind the H-1B visa program

The vast majority of people who work in IT did everything right. This is the story of how the H-1B visa program punished some of them anyway.

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Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT...

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Median IT wage is $10K higher for men than women

The wage gap is perhaps is the most disquieting finding in a study of 2014 data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Tech industry desperate for U.S. action on the TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial trade deal supported by many U.S. tech companies, is on death row, with both major party presidential candidates opposed.

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5 things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The U.S. presidential campaign has shined a spotlight on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade deal that’s simmered on the back burner for years.

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Brain-controlled robotics help paraplegics regain mobility

Eight people have regained some voluntary muscle control and sensation after using brain-controlled robotics.

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SpaceX sticks sixth successful Falcon 9 landing

Taking a page out of Simone Biles's book, Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed on a droneship off the shore of Florida after launching a satellite into space.

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South China Sea conflict could be IT’s Black Swan

An on-going South China Sea territorial dispute could easily disrupt electronics manufacturing for the world.

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