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No really, I'm not kidding. Two researchers from UC Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon thought that the methods employed by US News and World Report to rank the nation's top universities was just a bit too arbitrary.
Talk about the insulated bubble that is Silicon Valley. Sequoia, one of the best venture capital firms out there, emails a bunch of portfolio companies and tells them to hunker down.
Hewlett-Packard will cut 3,378 former EDS jobs in its UK workforce, the company announced overnight.
Security giant Symantec overnight said it would acquire email security services provider MessageLabs.
This one may be just for the Lehman Brothers and AIG execs of the world, because I'm not sure anyone else can afford Game Cabinets' new $3,995 Intellitunes digital jukebox in this economy.What do you get for all that money?
In the latest post on the "Engineering Windows 7" blog, Microsoft officials acknowledge what everyone's been assuming: Microsoft is going to fine-tune the User Account Control (UAC) feature with Windows 7.
Let's face it, the last few years have been a challenge for just about anyone's tolerance of stress and has made even the most "stable" of us question our own emotional and mental health.
I use a lot of online services and I try to push as many applications as I can into the cloud. This means that I can work from anywhere on virtually any computer device.
This is a novel legal strategy. And so far it's working.
Finally! WiMax is officially here. I know this because executives pulled out the big scissors - in this case, hedge clippers - to the cut the symbolic copper wire (instead of a ribbon) to signify the end of the wired Internet.
A third-party vendor has lost its contract with Shell in the US following the alleged misappropriation of employee social-security numbers
IBM, surprising Wall Street today with an early release of its quarterly earnings, reported a 20 percent in net income and EPS of $2.05.
The redundancies are part of 9,300 job cutbacks in across the EMEA region, the company confirmed, and are part of the strategy that saw EDS merge with HP
When Microsoft filed a "notice of appearance" in the Washington Mutual bankruptcy proceedings - which is basically a request to be kept updated on developments of the case - and then initially declined to comment about its interest in the case, the speculation began. (Silicon Alley Insider wondered if Microsoft might be interested in Washington Mutual Tower, prime skyscraper real estate in Seattle's skyline.
To really understand IT failures, it's helpful to organize, categorize, and line them up like ducks. I group IT failures into management process trials and technical tribulations.
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