In 1993, a few years after immigrating to the U.S., Arkadiy Dobkin, an electrical engineer trained in Minsk, Belarus, started a company that aimed to tap the IT engineering talent developed in the former Soviet Union.
February was a good month for IT hiring after months of sluggish demand. Reports from three research firms each reported an increase in hiring in the sector.
The CIA's decision to use Amazon's cloud is part of a broader IT shake-up to make the spy business more efficient.
President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget plan would increase federal R&D spending by 1.2% over this year, if Congress approves.
The only limit to the Internet of Things isn't imagination or technology. It's interoperability. And the Linux Foundation thinks that's an issue it can help fix.
John Halamka, the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doesn't let any crisis go unused as either a teachable moment, or as a chance to lead IT into new directions.
If you want a wearable Internet of Things, the electronics have to be as small and as energy efficient as possible. That's why a new microcontroller by Freescale Semiconductor is notable.
IBM is laying off employees this week, a job action that began in a curious way, with the announcement with an agreement with New York to maintain minimum staffing levels in the state.
Arizona's tech industry is united in fighting a state bill that allows a business to deny service to gay customers for religious reasons.
If paychecks are any kind of a measure, then people with Linux skills are doing better than most.
From ocean sensors to orbiting satellites, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration collects about 30 petabytes of environmental data a year. Now it wants ideas about how best to use what its collected.
Vendors who have been calling tablets 'the new PCs' can now prove it. The development of 64-bit mobile processors opens the door for more addressable memory and PC-like performance on tablets and smartphones.
Users didn't like IT at Walter Reed, until this CIO diagnosed the problems and took action.
Demand for people with Linux skills is increasing, a trend that appears to follow a shift in server sales.
California is facing its worst drought in more than 100 years and with no end in sight. Conserving water has never been more important, and the problem this poses may offer Silicon Valley a new opportunity.
A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department will decline from 55% in 2009 to 47% in 2015.
We look at Census data to find that the can't-even-get-a-date stereotype of techies is somewhat of a myth. But there's also another side to the statistics.
The headlines about the storm approaching Georgia include a tinge of panic and wonder, but the view from Monty Hamilton's Atlanta office is of streets calm and empty.
Jeff Godin had a good job as a police dispatcher in Chester County, Penn., but quit to work full-time on other projects, including building an app for police and emergency professionals.
The inspector general of NASA has issued a report that's critical of both Hewlett-Packard and the space agency for messing up a plan to centralize management of the agency's end-user computing under a $2.5 billion outsourcing contract.