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  • Personal Websites Give Job Seekers Greater Control

    If you are looking to land your next tech job, creating and promoting a personal website can help you control Google search results, better highlight relevant skills and provide an edge in a competitive job market.

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 Feb. 14 15:16
  • Tomorrow's news today: The biggest tech stories of 2014

    I write one of these "Tech Trends of 20XX" stories every year. For me, it's as big a part of the holidays as the Yule Log. I can remember some years when the big predictions for the next year were just the natural, incremental growth of current trends.

    Written by Mark Sullivan02 Jan. 14 19:53
  • 3 Things That Will Make the 'New' Dell Different

    Dell is going private, and that means Michael Dell can stop worrying about shareholders and start focusing on what it will take to make his company grow.

    Written by Rob Enderle27 Dec. 13 09:57
  • 10 Stories That Shaped Tech Policy in 2013

    From the NSA surveillance revelations to the troubled government healthcare website to a variety of issues that didn't make the mainstream news, here are the top tech policy stories that played out in 2013.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Dec. 13 20:26
  • 3 trends that will make life harder for CIOs in 2014

    Robots, 3-D printers and wearable tech are indeed cool, but they should raise red flags for IT leaders. Here's how these emerging technologies will cause operations, privacy and user policy headaches for CIOs in 2014.

    Written by Rob Enderle20 Dec. 13 13:45
  • 4 ideas to steal from IT upstarts

    Fast-growing companies like Square and MongoDB are driving IT innovation with leaner staffs, cloud-first computing, self-service everything and CTOs rather than CIOs.

    Written by Beth Stackpole12 Dec. 13 11:45
  • Top tech stories of 2013: Big Brother, wearables, and the struggles of aging tech giants

    Politics collided with the world of technology this year as stories about U.S. government spying stirred angst both among the country's citizens and foreign governments, and the flawed HeathCare.gov site got American health-care reform off to a rocky start. Meanwhile, the post-PC era put aging tech giants under pressure to reinvent themselves. Here in no particular order are IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of the year.

    Written by Marc Ferranti09 Dec. 13 19:51
  • Google Books legal epic moves to appeals court

    After almost a decade of litigation, Google scored a victory last week over the Authors Guild, which had sued the company for copyright infringement over its Google Books search engine. But a few important chapters in the legal saga have yet to be written.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 Nov. 13 00:07
  • Here comes the age of ambient everything

    Trends in social, search, mobile, wearable and the Internet of things will alter our perception of reality. Change is in the air, says columnist Mike Elgan.

    Written by Mike Elgan16 Nov. 13 12:05
  • The new killer app is a real human

    The future was supposed to be automated and computerised. But it turns out that automation is creating demand for the human element.

    Written by Mike Elgan09 Nov. 13 12:03
  • Google Apps, once a leader, faces growing Cloud app rivals

    When Google Apps arrived in 2006, it stood on the cutting edge of Web-hosted email and collaboration suites for businesses, a bold pioneer clearing a path in the new, wild frontier of enterprise Cloud computing.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez01 Nov. 13 12:01
  • Have we reached gadget fatigue?

    Smartphones are everywhere, and smartwatches are poised to follow. Techies are eying Google Glass. And we now wear our technology on our sleeve. Have we finally reached gadget overload?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige05 Sept. 13 18:22
  • How to prepare for Windows 8 even though it's not coming to enterprises

    Windows 8 won't be adopted as a standard at your business anytime soon, according to a new Forrester report. But that doesn't mean IT shouldn't prepare for it to sneak through the BYOD side door. Here are five ways to be ready for Windows 8.

    Written by Shane O'Neill20 May 13 20:08