On the surface, the Corleones were a close-knit family that sold olive oil and occasionally whacked a trouble-maker. But look a little deeper, and the Godfather trilogy reveals insight and strategies that can help your IT career thrive.
Seeking a double-digit growth market? Who isn't? Online retail sales is the place to be, according to Forrester Research Inc. Here's what to expect in the U.S. and European Union over the next five years.
Employment firm Robert Half Technology has released an IT Hiring Index and Skills Report indicating that technology professionals could see a bump in demand for their skills during second quarter. The employment firm interviewed more than 1,400 CIOs in order to deliver its findings.
Are you a prime target for cybercriminals and online fraudsters? If you live in one of these 10 U.S. cities, you might be. Symantec's Norton unit commissioned Sperling's BestPlaces to research how cities rank in terms of risky on...Read More
Apple's latest game-changer is on the way, but what is the iPad's utility for businesses? Zogby International surveyed almost 2,500 U.S. consumers about their motivations for using a tablet computer. A majority cited doing business as their main reason for using an iPad, but other motivations could hinder productivity.
Testing software is no simple proposition. Tiny errors can result in bugs, breakdowns and irate customers. Enterprise infrastructure and application services firm Keane developed a best practices approach to ratcheting up software quality analysis and squashing defects.
Six out of 10 Americans are satisfied with retirement. Money is a big part of the equation, and you don't have to be an upper-level exec to end up a millionaire. There are 6.7 million U.S. households with a net worth of $1 million or more...Read More
Its products are ubiquitous, but how did the leader in PC security software reach that lofty position? Find out what you don't know about Symantec.
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You may consider Facebook an outlet for socializing - as do many of the site's more than 400 million active users. But, as in life, there are Common Acts of Human Stupidity that damage reputations, relationships.
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The Business Confidence Index reported by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) has turned positive for the first time since its launch in June 2009, with more tech execs conveying an optimistic view of the economy than a pessimistic one. IT professionals from about 300 U.S.-based companies were surveyed.
The Global Language Monitor has released its list of "most confusing high tech buzzwords of the decade (2000-2009). Said GLM president Paul JJ Payack, "The words we use in high technology continue to become even more obtuse even as they move out of the realm of jargon and into the language at large." We hear you, man.
Coping with the tangle of viruses, worms, Trojan Horses and rootkits that infest today's IT environment is no simple task - and threats are growing more sophisticated every day. Here's a look at how malware has evolved and how it has changed the stakes for enterprises large and small.