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Facebook, like Google, makes scant progress in hiring blacks, women

Facebook and other tech companies aren't making much progress in their efforts to increase the percentages of women and minorities they employ, and that's a matter of concern for civil rights activists.

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Nadella's new mission for Microsoft: Help people 'achieve more'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out his new mission for the company in an email sent out Thursday to all employees.

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10 signs Apple listens to its customers

We’re often told Apple is “arrogant” or even “controlling”, but the company frequently shows it listens to its customers and is not afraid to change its ways.


Morale boosters: 5 proven ways to motivate your IT team

Disengaged teams foster a toxic and unproductive work environment. When motivation slips, here’s what you can do to get staff back on track.

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Read CW's new July digital magazine!

Our 22nd annual "Best Places to Work in IT" report highlights top organizations across the country that offer technology pros challenging projects, robust salaries and flexible work/life options.

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Twitter wants a 'full-time' CEO, deflates Dorsey's candidacy

Twitter's search committee will only consider CEO candidates "who are in a position to make a full-time commitment" to the social micro-blogging company.


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Oracle taps former HP exec Donatelli for key hardware role

Oracle named former Hewlett-Packard executive David Donatelli as executive vice president for converged infrastructure.

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Microsoft rented Elop for 14 months at $1.3M per month

Microsoft's 14-month use of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop cost the firm at least $18 million, or about $1.3 million each month.

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Tired of sitting all day? Tech pros take a stand

Tech pros find ways to be active during the workday and break the sitting habit.

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Microsoft shakes up the exec org chart as Myerson climbs, Elop falls

Microsoft today shuffled its executive ranks, giving Windows chief Terry Myerson more duties and ousting former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.

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My journey to tech leadership as a minority

My journey to becoming a chief information officer in higher education technology has seen its share of challenges as a black male in a majority white leadership environment. While my experiences could have very well been barriers in...

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Twitter's next CEO faces four challenges

In the wake of Dick Costolo's decision Thursday to step down as CEO of Twitter, the company will be searching for a new leader. Here's what he or she faces.

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Embattled Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is leaving the social networking company on July 1.

Apple's Tim Cook breaks into top 10 CEO list

Apple CEO Tim Cook today moved up several spots in an annual ranking of the top chief executives in the U.S., climbing eights spots and breaking into the Top 10 for the first time.

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Jesse Jackson wants Google to invest in startups led by blacks, Latinos

The civil rights leader was addressing a Google shareholder meeting

CA names Xbox cofounder its new CTO

Xbox cofounder Otto Berkes may have spent the bulk of his recent years focusing on consumer technology, but his next career move will be set squarely in the enterprise arena, as CA Technologies on Monday announced that it recruited...

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Healthcare IT's seismic shift, how collaboration is changing, cyber insurance and more!

In this edition of Computerworld's June Digital Magazine: How IT is driving the change behind the healthcare industry’s seismic shift to a consumer-focused model, the changing nature of collaboration, 5 things you should know about...

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