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Stories by Ann Bednarz

Who's hiring? Marketing lures more tech pros

The hiring scene is changing for tech pros. Marketing departments are bolstering their technical ranks to help with big data, cloud, SEO, and mobile development initiatives.

Written by Ann Bednarz28 Feb. 14 17:37

Big Data skills pay top dollar

If you're in tech, it pays to be in big data. Nine of the top 10 highest paying IT salaries are for languages, databases and skills related to big data.

Written by Ann Bednarz07 Feb. 14 17:24

Google boosts patents in 2013 but IBM still dominates

IBM retained its patent crown in 2013, snaring more U.S. patents than any other company for the 21st year in a row. But the big news is Google, which quickened its patent pace and climbed to No. 11 in the rankings.

Written by Ann Bednarz14 Jan. 14 16:03

MIT debuts online Big Data course for tech pros

Want to learn more about Big Data? MIT is taking on the buzzy topic in an online course designed for tech pros. Tackling the Challenges of Big Data runs from March 4 to April 1 and costs $495.

Written by Ann Bednarz09 Jan. 14 21:07

2014 outlook: Innovation agenda makes shadow IT OK

A rise in operational spending bodes well for hiring, which remains a bright spot in the tech industry. The biggest drivers of IT spending growth are cloud computing, mobility, big data and social networking technologies.

Written by Ann Bednarz02 Jan. 14 11:55