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  • News: Your next job: Mobile app developer?

    As market demand surges for apps to run on iOS, Android and whatever operating system will power the next wave of smart devices, companies are facing a dearth of mobile development talent. For IT professionals with programming skills, that gap represents a fresh opportunity to embark on a career makeover.

  • News: BBC tackles big data dilemma with smart IT structuring

    BBC Online operates the website for the U.K.'s public service broadcaster. It's one of the most-visited websites in the world, but obtains little of its revenue from traffic, so as demand for its services soars, it will become harder to pay the bills for bandwidth and web servers. However, the organization has found ways to cope with this problem.

  • News: Your Social Networks Could Jeopardize Your Next Interview

    Your social networks are fair game. The Federal Trade Commission has given a startup called Social Intelligence the green light to conduct background checks on you based on your social network activity under the guidelines of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Think twice about posting that embarrassing photo on Facebook, and watch what you tweet, because it may make the difference in your next job or college admissions interview.

  • News: Apple responds to Final Cut complaints via Pogue

    Apple's release of Final Cut Pro X earlier this week was hit by negative reviews and complaints from professional video editors, many calling it nothing more than iMovie Pro. New York Times's technology columnist, David Pogue, has fed back on Apple's answers to these complaints in a post.

  • News: Houston's Yes schools cut costs using Aruba Wi-Fi with Lync

    The Yes school system in Houston installed a wireless network using Aruba and Microsoft gear that officials say cost far less than a traditional wired system using PBX gear.

  • News: iCloud: What's in, what's out for MobileMe users

    Apple said it would pull MobileMe's plug in 2012, months after it is to be replaced by iCloud. We answer some questions about what parts would shift to iCloud and what would be ditched.

  • News: CA modernizes the mainframe with updated stack

    CA Technologies has added fresh user interfaces to its stack of mainframe management tools

  • News: Gloucester Council targets budgeting system

    Gloucester City Council has implemented a new budgeting and forecasting system in an effort to improve processes.

  • News: Orlando tries out 600 Chromebooks

    The city of Orlando, Fla. has deployed 600 Chromebooks to employees as part of a pilot project and the early verdict is that they're low maintenance devices.

  • News: PCI Council says mobile payment apps can meet security standard

    The PCI Council Friday released a list of mobile payment app types that are eligible to meet its security standard; analysts critical of incomplete list.

  • News: Apple patches 36 bugs in Snow Leopard, preps OS for Lion upgrade

    Apple on Thursday released the final feature update for Snow Leopard as it prepared users' Macs for the upcoming Lion upgrade set to ship next month.

  • News: Aerohive updates its 802.11n WLAN software

    Aerohive Networks this week released new wireless LAN software, with new mobile device management and spectrum analysis features.

  • News: Security concerns aside, consumer IT takes over enterprises

    To mitigate the risks associated with these technologies, organizations are moving away from a "trust-only" approach and deploying three-layer security and compliance strategies that include a combination of trust, policy and technology, the study says.

  • News: Security Update 2011-004 brings patches for Leopard

    Security is increasingly on the mind of many a Mac user, and Apple’s latest security patches for Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Snow Leopard patch a variety of holes that could be exploited by unscrupulous folks. Alongside the Mac OS X 10.6.8 update released on Thursday, Apple also provided Security Update 2011-004, which brings some of the same patches to Leopard, as well as fixing some Leopard-specific security bugs.

  • News: WordPress warns server admins of Trojans

    For about a day, three popular plugins used by WordPress installations contained rogue code, says the company that maintains the code.

  • News: Apple Paves Mac OS X Lion Rollout with 10.6.8 Update

    Apple is preparing its users for the arrival of Mac OS X Lion next month with a software update to Snow Leopard users. The 10.6.8 software update is now available to all users running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and includes general operating system fixes alongside last-minute setups to roll out Lion through the Mac App Store.

  • News: Ladbrokes in '£500m bid' for online gambler Sportingbet

    Ladbrokes is set to make a reported £500 million bid for Sportingbet, in a move aimed at dramatically improving its online revenues.

  • News: Microsoft exploits uproar over Firefox 4's retirement to beat IE drum

    Addressing the IT furor over Mozilla's plan to pull support for Firefox 4, Microsoft issued an open letter affirming its commitment to support the current Internet Explorer edition through 2020.

  • News: Lawmakers want to block LightSquared approval

    A U.S. House of Representatives committee has stepped into the fray over startup LightSquared's planned mobile data network, and passed a bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission from spending any money granting the carrier a waiver it is seeking.

  • News: Four companies rethink databases for the cloud

    Several companies are developing new database technologies to solve what they see as the shortcomings of traditional, relational database management systems in a cloud environment. Four of them described the approaches they're taking during a panel at the GigaOm Structure conference on Thursday.



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