How to make $120,000: Get a job in big data

How to make $120,000: Get a job in big data

Big data salaries are high, but stodgy IT execs may be slowing adoption

05/14/2015

Europe strikes back at Silicon Valley

Europe strikes back at Silicon Valley

A wave of protectionism in Europe is making life hard for U.S. tech giants. Here's why it won’t get any better

05/07/2015

Search me: Google's 'Mobilegeddon' is good news

Search me: Google's 'Mobilegeddon' is good news

The blogosphere is stupidly freaking out over a needed change in Google’s mobile search algorithm

04/23/2015

For Android, adware is the threat, not malware

For Android, adware is the threat, not malware

Security alarmists have grossly exaggerated the risk of mobile devices -- and the cost of security breaches

04/17/2015

The $99 PC is coming, and that's bad news

The $99 PC is coming, and that's bad news

Chromebooks are finally gaining traction, and PCs on a stick are arriving -- that spells trouble for the struggling PC industry

04/09/2015

Watch out, Uber: The sharing-economy boom could deflate

Watch out, Uber: The sharing-economy boom could deflate

Today, workers at companies like Uber and Homejoy shoulder the risk but reap little of the reward

04/02/2015

Reform H-1B now -- then raise the cap

Reform H-1B now -- then raise the cap

Skyrocketing salaries and long searches for qualified applicants mean there really is a tech labor shortage, at least in some areas

03/26/2015

The U.S.-China game of cyber chicken could derail Silicon Valley

The U.S.-China game of cyber chicken could derail Silicon Valley

If China and America don’t end their crazy spying-tinged trade war, billions of dollars in technology sales will evaporate

03/12/2015

For job seekers, the big data gold rush is slowing

Enterprises aren't seeing the ROI they expected, leading to reduced bonuses for big data experts, but the pause could be temporary

03/05/2015

Patent trolls are on the run, but not vanquished yet

Patent trolls are on the run, but not vanquished yet

Strong legislation that will weaken the ability of the trolls to shake down innovators is likely to pass Congress, but more should be done

02/26/2015

Watch out, coders -- a robot may take your job, too

Watch out, coders -- a robot may take your job, too

Researchers warn that a glut of code is coming that will depress wages and turn coders into Uber drivers

02/19/2015

Apple's chorus of critics: How wrong can they be?

Apple's chorus of critics: How wrong can they be?

The Apple-is-doomed crowd's arguments are sound, but they're also simply not true

02/12/2015

The best jobs are in tech, and so is the job growth

The best jobs are in tech, and so is the job growth

All signs point to continued growth in IT hiring and salaries, even for humble jobs like tech support

02/05/2015

The ghosts of CEOs past: Apple's liberation, Microsoft's haunting

The ghosts of CEOs past: Apple's liberation, Microsoft's haunting

Apple amazing quarter has set the bar unrealistically high while Wall Street unfairly discounts Microsoft's potential

01/29/2015

‘It just works’? Not so for too many Apple users

‘It just works’? Not so for too many Apple users

Apple's journey from 'it just works' to 'it just needs more work' may undermine the company’s reputation for quality

01/22/2015

Trillions and trillions: The iPhone revolution in dollars

Trillions and trillions: The iPhone revolution in dollars

The iPhone did in fact 'change everything,' in ways you can actually calculate

01/15/2015

The hottest tech skills for 2015: Security forensics and good old Java

The hottest tech skills for 2015: Security forensics and good old Java

IT job growth is expected to outpace the overall economy, and those with the right skills stand to benefit handsomely

01/08/2015

Why China is about to give Silicon Valley serious competition

Why China is about to give Silicon Valley serious competition

Although many countries make big but empty noise about being the new tech innovator, China's claims have real teeth

12/31/2014

Don’t make Google the whipping boy for others' failings

Don’t make Google the whipping boy for others' failings

Sometimes Google does do evil, but blaming it for the disconnect between the law and the Web is a huge mistake

12/18/2014

Real innovation, not false bravado, disrupts markets

Real innovation, not false bravado, disrupts markets

From cable TV to taxi cabs, innovative disruption is shaking up markets and changing people’s lives

12/11/2014

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