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Hillary Clinton: 'Our technology companies are not part of our government'

U.S. companies are being unfairly tarred for perceived cooperation with the government, she said

The care and feeding of a rockstar developer

Whether you're a hiring company, an educator, or a developer, find out what you're up against in the war for programming talent

How Microsoft could beat Google and even AWS to lead the cloud

Of the three main public cloud contenders, Microsoft has the most baggage, the most to lose, and the most to gain

Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today

The IT job market hasn't been this strong in many years. Here are the skills that will keep you ahead of the pack

Friend or foe? Microsoft partners wary of Office 365 migration plans

Microsoft's self-interest may leave solutions providers in the lurch, but for now there's still a need for third-party help

How to help block the Comcast/Time Warner merger

A combined Comcast/Time Warner Cable could limit and control what you can watch on TV and how you use the Internet

Report: Amazon building ad system to compete with Google's

The system may resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads

Dark skies hang over midtier cloud providers

Top cloud vendors have the cash to grow their dominance, and small fry can align to a top provider. But those in between?

Republicans to FCC: Don't force municipal broadband on us

Republicans decry the FCC's tentative plans to reverse laws prohibiting municipal broadband networks, citing states' rights

Good news from HP: It could be worse

No new layoffs, no new buckets of red ink, and strong corporate PC sales show that HP may have stopped sinking

The Industry Standard Slideshow

The rise and fall of Sun Microsystems

Sun was a tech juggernaut for nearly three decades. Our memorial slideshow gives this former titan its due more

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Guiding iPhone into the business world

Apart from being a very cool device, the iPhone can serve as a powerful business tool whose ease of use makes it a crowd favorite... more

The Industry Standard Test Center: analysis

Why IT gives business a competitive edge

Smart companies like JetBlue, NetFlix, and BNSF Railway are reaping sustained rewards by weaving IT into the fabric of their... more

Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today
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Get a job: The top 10 hottest IT skills today

Blog by Bill Snyder

The IT job market hasn't been this strong in many years. Here are the skills that will keep you ahead of the pack
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