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A feisty John Chambers bows out at Cisco

John Chambers got a little feisty and a bit sentimental in his last earnings call as Cisco's CEO on Wednesday, dismissing a criticism of the company as "garbage."

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Gordon Moore is still amazed at how Moore's Law shaped the tech industry

Intel honored Gordon Moore at an event in San Francisco on Monday night for his famous axiom, Moore's Law, which has helped guide the evolution of technology for 50 straight years.

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Automotive retailer drives into the cloud

Asbury Automotive replaces three data centers with 100% cloud-based systems -- so IT staffers can spend most of their time working with the business.

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Tim Cook's promise is a breath of fresh air to China

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Beijing, where he has already attracted 300,000+ people to follow his newly created profile on giant Chinese social network Sina Weibo.

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Is IT work getting more stressful, or is it the Millennials?

IT work can be stressful, which has always been true. But a new survey says the stress level in IT may be rising. But why? Are IT managers demanding more? Are users increasingly impatient? Are IT workers expecting a better work-life...

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The Carly Fiorina teardown begins as '16 race heats up

Now that former HP CEO Carly Fiorina has announced she's running for president, her tenure in the corporate world will be closely scrutinized.

Stressing out over the health risks of excessive sitting only makes it worse.

Research shows sysadmins may outlive IT execs

The small amount of activity it still takes to run a datacenter or support end users is enough to cut the risk of death from sitting by more than a third.

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Cisco names senior VP Robbins as new CEO to replace Chambers

Cisco Systems has appointed Chuck Robbins, the company's senior vice president of worldwide operations, as CEO, replacing long-time chief executive John Chambers.

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IoT considerations for CIOs

Which 'things' to be prepared for, and the integration fun to be had.

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Dave Goldberg, entrepreneur and husband of Facebook's Sandberg, dies

Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey's CEO and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, died Friday night. He was 47.

Apple says EC probe could lead to back tax payments

Apple warned that a European investigation into its tax payments in Ireland could lead to the company having to pay disputed past taxes covering up to 10 years.

Career Watch: Where the gender pay gap is narrowest

Two IT-related careers make the list of 25 occupations where the pay gap between men and women is narrowest.

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IDC’s state of the network at Interop: Change, or be left behind

IDC analysts say the confluence of mobile, social and cloud technologies will force businesses to rethink their IT strategies.

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Read the May Computerworld Digital Magazine!

In this edition: Computerworld's 29th annual salary survey, revealing salaries and benefits, top concerns, career prospects and more. Also: An analysis piece about Windows 10 and how it changes enterprises' evaluation process.

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Paying too much for cloud services? These five tools can help cut your cloud costs

While it is great that cloud providers base their fees on what resources you actually consume, the various elements of your bill are daunting and complex, to say the least.

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Big Data and cloud projects can go horribly wrong. Don’t let this happen to you.

IT projects are not bulletproof. They are as likely to fail or encounter obstacles before coming to completion than they are to go smoothly. But when it comes to cloud and Big Data projects, the failure rate is disturbingly high.

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GE Capital's Karen Blackie manages a follow-the-sun operating model

Karen Blackie, vice president of enterprise systems and data at GE Capital, oversees a team of 180 people in nine countries who handle design, development and operations of enterprisewide applications in a true follow-the-sun...

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Microsoft brings back DelBene for strategy and planning

Kurt DelBene, who left his role as president of Microsoft's Office Division back in 2013, is returning to Microsoft as executive vice president of corporate strategy and planning and will report to CEO Satya Nadella.

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