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Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

Brian Stevens, the former chief technology officer for Red Hat, is now managing Google Cloud.

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Apple hands over $57M to CEO after stellar S&P performance

Apple CEO Tim Cook received more than half a million shares two weeks ago as part of a long-standing compensation plan -- the full amount of the stock due him because of Apple's performance on Wall Street.

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A strategy for strategy: Figuring out how to figure out what IT should do next

Though nearly all modern enterprises are well managed, a sadly large proportion lack a real IT strategy. That equates to going nowhere with great efficiency.

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Wireless competition heats up, and so do changes in executive ranks

As competition heats up dramatically in the wireless industry, changes in the executive ranks are taking center stage.

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10 tech pros who push their downtime to the limits

As if IT leadership isn't challenging enough, some tech pros choose not to kick back when the day is done. Here's how flying a stunt plane or birthing a llama can make you a better leader.

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Digital transformation needs a modern, mission-critical infrastructure

Digital transformation is about a lot more than your front-end digital customer experience. It requires a modern, mission-critical infrastructure on the back-end as well. If “rogue IT” is what happens when business doesn’t speak...

2014's hottest IT certification

In the world of technology, the certifications and skills that organizations need to keep pace is constantly shifting. To help you find the most valuable certifications to advance your tech career, we spoke with David Foote, Chief...

2014's starting salaries for college tech majors

As summer is winding down and colleges and university are about to kick it into high gear, it's time again for us to look at how college technology majors stack up in regards to starting salaries.

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Ballmer quits Microsoft board, cites NBA commitments

Ex-CEO Steve Ballmer resigned from the Microsoft board today, effective immediately.

In his own words: Best quotes of Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer's decision to step down from Microsoft's board draws to a close a 34 year-long career that took him from business manager to CEO.

MongoDB adds support option for community edition of NoSQL database

The service provides as low as a two-hour response time, but leaves out the bells and whistles from MongoDB Enterprise

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What's the CIO's role as marketing builds its digital empire?

The corporate landscape captured in marketing guru Larry Weber's new book, "The Digital Marketer: Ten New Skills You Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric," is one where the CMO might be seen as increasingly moving onto the...

Former Sprint CEO's severance could top $38M

Former Sprint CEO Dan Hesse, whose last day was Monday, could get more than $38 million in severance pay.

White House's new IT engineer is sharp, witty, and blunt

If the White House learned one thing from the Healthcare.gov debacle, it was that the government needs clear-thinking people who can see a problem for what it is. Mikey Dickerson may just be that person.

Texas, Florida, N.C. lead IT job growth in first half of 2014

U.S. technology professionals searching for jobs may want to look in states not normally considered IT hot spots.

Gosh, thanks, boss!

Pilot fish is in the weekly staff meeting with all his co-workers when the boss asks fish for the status of his current task. "I explain we have a series of related failures that we have just started investigating," says fish. "I...

Even crooks couldn't profit from Microsoft's Surface flop

A former Microsoft finance manager was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to an insider trading scheme that netted he and a partner more than $400,000.

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3 secrets to CIO longevity

Enterprises that keep the same CIO in place for years -- and even decades -- have a unique culture of collaboration and consistency.

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