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IMF moving IT jobs to offshore firm

The International Monetary Fund's IT work is being taken over by India-based IT managed services provider L&T Infotech; the change was announced to the staff last year.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 March 17 07:38

Trump likely to see the birth of an exascale system

An exascale supercomputer will likely be delivered somewhere in the world before Trump's first term ends. This may be a Sputnik moment for the new administration.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 Jan. 17 08:30

Will Trump's policies increase IT employment?

The number of IT jobs shrank in 2016 compared to the year before, most analysts believe, although they differ on specifics and the reasons why. This year's IT jobs outlook varies widely.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau13 Jan. 17 22:00

By 2020, you'll say more to a machine than to your spouse

Among Gartner's 10 predictions for the near term are a fast move to augmented reality, the decline of mobile apps, and a major shift away from web browsing to voice interaction.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau21 Oct. 16 06:15

At HP, baby boomers allege age discrimination

Four former Hewlett Packard Enterprise employees, all of them over 50, allege in a lawsuit that the firm pushed older workers out so it could hire more younger employees.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau26 Aug. 16 20:01

An engineer uses IoT to tackle illness

Daniel Strabley's day job is helping to protect the U.S. from weapons of mass destruction. He's also using IoT devices and software to help people with cognitive issues.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau09 Aug. 16 06:53

CSC announces layoffs in advance of HPE merger

A Computer Sciences Corp. spokesman, however, says the 500 layoffs are due to "the normal course of business and are unrelated to the proposed merger."

Written by Patrick Thibodeau29 July 16 06:00

GE and Microsoft team on IoT platform

It will be easier to integrate tools such as Microsoft's Cortana, the intelligent personal assistant, with Predix, GE's industrial IoT system.

Written by Patrick Thibodeau14 July 16 06:07