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  Thursday, March 07, 2013
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Between The Lines Columnist IT Talent Shortage Or Purple Squirrel Hunt?
By Thomas Claburn
Employers press for H-1B increases, while job hunters say searches seem designed to rule out U.S. workers. Is there really an IT talent shortage?

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Windows 8 Convertible: My 3-Month Test Drive
The CEO of a small translation business shares her lessons learned in three months using a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Windows 8 convertible.

Facebook's Futuristic Data Center: Inside Tour
Facebook's cutting-edge data center in the high desert of Oregon represents the future. Take a look at the technologies and choices that make it tick.

FCC Chairman Outlines Plans To Free Up Spectrum
Whether FCC Chairman Genachowski is reappointed or not, he says a multi-fold vision for making better use of wireless spectrum will proceed.

U.S. Cybersecurity Status Weak, Reports Charge
DOD report says the military is "not prepared" for cyber war, while a White House report says agencies fall short of federal cybersecurity goals.

Microsoft Tweaks Office 2013 Licensing After Outcry
Responding to customer complaints, Microsoft says it will allow Office 2013 licenses to be transferred from one machine to another.

Amplify Tablet Hopes To Rule Schools
News Corp.'s Amplify subsidiary will sell an Android tablet customized for use by K-12 teachers and students.

GM Hiring 1,000 IT Employees In Phoenix Area
General Motors puts the last of its four new U.S. tech development centers in Arizona. No Silicon Valley?

Kaggle Winners Tapped As Data Analytics Consultants
Building on its crowdsourcing competitions, Kaggle adds a consulting option. But are brilliant data scientists necessarily gifted advisers?

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"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." -- Leo Tolstoy

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Facebook's Futuristic Data Center: Inside Tour
Facebook's cutting-edge data center in the high desert of Oregon represents the future. Take a look at the technologies and choices that make it tick.

EU Fines Microsoft $732 Million In Browser Brawl
Microsoft stopped offering browser-choice screen to European Windows consumers, in violation of 2009 agreement with antitrust regulators.

Samsung Galaxy S IV: New Feature Details
We're learning more about the Galaxy S IV before its March 14 launch.

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Check out these 10 gems that stood out from the crowd of 700,000 Android apps.

Windows 8 Convertible: My 3-Month Test Drive
The CEO of a small translation business shares her lessons learned in three months using a Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga Windows 8 convertible.





 

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Bob Metcalfe Plans Ethernet's 40th
The 'Father of Ethernet' comes back to PARC, the scene of the crime, to talk about Ethernet's future -- including a 40th birthday bash in May.   Watch

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