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Infosec jobs: Use keywords to boost your LinkedIn ranking

Hiring experts share the keywords you must use to rise to the top of LinkedIn searches for security professionals.

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Tech shuttle drivers in Silicon Valley negotiate wage hike

Shuttle drivers for some key Silicon Valley companies will have their first paid holiday on Thanksgiving this week, under new terms negotiated by a workers' union.


Court tosses out Oracle's bid to disqualify Java expert

A court in San Francisco has declined Oracle's bid to disqualify an expert in its copyright dispute with Google over the use of Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

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Microsoft blames layoffs for drop in gender diversity

Microsoft has blamed a drop in its workforce's gender diversity on the thousands of layoffs it made to restructure its phone hardware business.

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10 best jobs in IT and engineering

IT and engineering are two industries that continue to grow and thrive regardless of economic conditions. These are the 10 best jobs in those fields, according to data from CareerCast, PayScale and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Must just be a lucky coincidence...for somebody

This organization has several different divisions, so competition for IT resources is unavoidable. The clear solution: a Resource Office to decide which division's projects get top priority. How could that go wrong?

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Two dozen Disney IT workers prepare to sue over foreign replacements

These employees are making discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, citing in part "hostile treatment in forcing the Americans to train their replacements."

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5 things you need to know about legally transferring data out of Europe

The U.S.-EU Safe Harbor agreement on transatlantic data transfers is dead. What now?

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Task force recommends light regulation of drones

A drone industry group created by the Federal Aviation Administration to develop rules for drone registration is recommending the government apply just about the lightest touch possible.


Digital business lessons from the world of Formula One

With all the interest in digital transformation in the business world, what can the world of Formula One, where results are measured in thousandths of a second, teach us about emerging technologies and how to manage, combine and...

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Imagining a future where new skills are no help

Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England's chief economist, said that jobs at risk from automation total about 80 million in the U.S. and about 15 million in the U.K.

10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

Why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

Forget Nigerian princes -- today’s spearphishing is sophisticated business, fooling even the most seasoned security pros

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Drone registration recommendations handed to FAA

A mandatory consumer drone registration system looks set to be in force before the end of the year after an industry task force delivered its proposals for the system on Saturday.

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Intel taps former Qualcomm exec to run PC, IOT and software businesses

Poaching for top executives is common among chip rivals, and Intel has nabbed a top Qualcomm executive to run its PC, mobile, IoT and software businesses.

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VMware CIO: 'I've worked for a lot of evil people in my career'

When you're the CIO of a company that sells to CIOs, you've got to figure there's a good chance you're going to be asked to do more than just keep the servers running.

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Nearly 35,000 comment on new federal visa rule

The majority of comments received by the U.S. support extending the program, which is not surprising given H-1B demand.

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Startup Humanyze's 'people analytics' wants to transform your workplace

A wearable device called the Sociometric Badge can be used to track people's social activity at work, with an eye to helping companies boost collaboration and communication.

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Oracle cries foul over expert in Java case against Google

The accusations have been flying for five years now in Oracle's bitter legal battle with Google, and on Thursday the companies reportedly appeared in a San Francisco District Court to hear Oracle argue its latest charge.

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