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  • Will stock, hiring surge at a more transparent Google?

    Google's restructuring could finally deliver to Wall Street something it's been after for years: more insight into what the company is spending on things like Nest, drones and health research.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin12 Aug. 15 06:50
  • Why we live in an anti-tech age

    Though it seems as if we're sourrounded by innovative products, services and technologies, there's a growing counter argument that we're living in a dismal era. Science is hated. Real technological progress has stalled. And what we call innovation today really isn't very innovative.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau09 Oct. 14 04:46
  • How Apple is playing hardball with Microsoft

    Tucked in amongst Apple's several hardware debuts last month was word that the company will stop charging for OS X and iWork. Why is Apple willing to forgo this small revenue stream? How might it affect IT buyers? The move is interesting on several fronts.

    Written by Scot Finnie11 Nov. 13 17:43
  • Twitter faces a tough IPO process

    Twitter executives will face a tough challenge as they hit the road to promote the company's IPO.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin21 Oct. 13 10:04
  • Gartner's dark vision for tech, jobs

    Science fiction writers have long told of great upheaval as machines replace people. Now, so is research firm Gartner. The difference is that Gartner is putting in dates and recommending immediate action.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 Oct. 13 21:11
  • Microsoft puts Windows XP laggards in a pinch

    Microsoft last week painted Windows XP consumer and small business customers into an even smaller corner when it said it could not recommend that they upgrade to Windows 8.1, the update to Windows 8 slated to ship Oct. 18.

    Written by Gregg Keizer23 Sept. 13 20:11
  • On the defensive, Microsoft's hand was forced in Nokia deal

    Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia was a defensive move to keep the Finnish phone maker from going under or falling into the hands of an Android-first rival, several analysts argued this week.

    Written by Gregg Keizer06 Sept. 13 20:37
  • Does anyone in IT truly relax on vacation?

    That IT professionals work on vacation is as obvious as sand on a beach. Some see it as part of the job bargain, and maybe there's something to relish about being indispensable.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau24 July 13 10:14