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Steve Jobs becomes an issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case

Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.
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Investors try to revive Mt. Gox at last minute

The clock may be running out on Mt. Gox, but a consortium of investors still wants to relaunch the failed Bitcoin exchange.

Google suit against Rockstar stays in California

A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google's Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.

Music labels go after Pandora for using pre-'72 recordings

Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.

H-1B loophole may help California utility offshore IT jobs

Southern California Edison is outsourcing part of its IT operations, and the jobs may be going overseas.

Oracle rebuts Oregon claims about troubled health care site

Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn't fully operational.

Teen nabbed in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.

Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

A federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.

iPhone keyboard sales halted as injunction takes effect

Typo halted the sale of its add-on keyboard for the iPhone on Tuesday after an injunction took effect that bans it from being imported to the U.S.

Outsourcer Infosys reports strong quarter

Indian outsourcer Infosys reported revenue and profit growth in the first quarter, but is still troubled by strong staff attrition and key management changes.

Management In Depth

CIOs and Procurement Pros Partner on Cloud Services

Cloud services can help CIOs free themselves from worrying about managing data centers, scaling capacity, configuring servers, applying security patches and other routine maintenance so they can focus on providing insight to improve the business.

A simple cure for the cybersecurity skills shortage

An approach that has worked for centuries in all sorts of industries is just as applicable to the security field.

How to get a job in manufacturing IT

To excel in manufacturing, tech workers need to be one part tinkerer and one part visionary, with a bit of analytical acumen thrown in as well.

How to create awareness of the insider threat

One of the legacies of Edward Snowden's treason is that companies are now concerned about the insider threat more than they ever were before. He demonstrates that a single person inside an organization can devastate the organization. While technology should have caught Snowden, there is also the realization that his coworkers and managers should have noticed indications of unusual activities.

Five characteristics of a new breed of CIO

As enterprises rapidly evolve their mindsets and approach to digital, CIOs will be required to either evolve their own profiles and skill sets or risk becoming irrelevant, writes Gartner's Linda Price.

Leave the CIO alone

Alternative titles like chief digital officer and chief technology officer muddy the situation and might even dilute authority.

Paul Glen: The benefits of an unstructured career

Too often we make self-limiting assumptions about position, status and the need to rigidly follow a career path.

Loren Larsen: 4 creative approaches to technical recruiting

With low single-digit unemployment for IT workers and a scarcity of qualified candidates, it's critical for employers to become more effective in their recruiting efforts. Here are four fresh approaches.

How the 2014 Computerworld IT Salary Survey was conducted

A look at the methodology used to collect data for Computerworld's 2014 IT Salary Survey.

Career Watch: Top perks for IT jobs

Pursue the right IT career, and you're practically guaranteed a free lunch.