Archives: April 2013

American tech workers lose out in H-1B lottery

April 12, 2013
Opponents argue there's no shortage of skilled U.S. workers and warn higher visa caps could lead to exodus of tech jobs
H-1B, IT Jobs
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How Lenovo kept PC sales strong while everyone else tanked

April 12, 2013
Active support for Windows 7, sales of Windows-less PCs, and focus on growing Asia market have let Lenovo buck the trend
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InfoWorld poll: How you'll replace Windows XP

April 12, 2013
Microsoft plans to pull the plug on Windows XP support and updates in May 2014, so users need to plan what's next
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Silicon Valley leaders unite as FWD.us in push for more H-1B visas

April 11, 2013
Co-founded by Facebook's Zuckerberg, organization will push lawmakers to reform immigration and improve education
H-1B, IT Jobs
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Microsoft withdraws KB 2823324, second botched automatic update this year

April 11, 2013
If rebooting your Windows 7 PC brings up a blue screen or chkdsk, you may be victim of latest botched Microsoft patch
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The PC is on life support, and PC makers are mostly to blame

April 11, 2013
PC shipments have steadily dropped to a record low, and Microsoft and Apple deserve only some of the blame
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Bitcoin-mining botnet ZeroAccess jumps to top security threat

April 10, 2013
Android-targeting adware Newyear and Plankton also spreading rapidly, says security company Fortinet
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Obscure setting gives users more control over Windows auto-reboots

April 10, 2013
Windows has nasty habit of rebooting at worst moments. But new registry entry -- not mentioned by Microsoft -- lets users take control
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CFAA: Where the computer security law is broken

April 10, 2013
CFAA would allow frivolous prosecutions and stiffer penalties, while damping invention and free speech, opponents say
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Mozilla Persona privacy protections trump Facebook in single sign-on

April 09, 2013
Persona Beta 2 includes new Identity Bridging feature, allowing users to log into supported sites with existing Webmail accounts
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