The Hudson Employment Index reports that 22 percent of technology workers expect layoffs, up nearly 7 points from the previous month. Meanwhile technology worker confidence fell 6 points to 109.
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Home Depot CEO Robert Nardelli just resigned and most will focus on his $210 million severance package. But it's worth watching how the retailer's information technology strategy develops under new leadership.
Headlines of the day:Intertainer Patent Lawsuit Names Leading Technology Firms (Apple, Google, Napster).Speaking of lawsuits does Apple have a music monopoly issue?
While the U.S. was chasing after Saddam Hussein's phantom weapons of mass destruction, the camera-enabled cell phone was beginning its journey from novelty to omnipresent recorder of history, with the Internet as its near instantaneous transport mechanism.
News.com's Joris Evers reports:Google has fixed a security hole in several of its services that exposed the address books of Gmail users.
Now that the holidays are over, my mind somewhat cleansed of the constant stream of technology news and blogs washing over me in 2006 by a week in the back woods, a few deposits have lingered, formed into rough crystals that can be admired, examined or discarded. The largest deposit is the huge shadow that Google has cast in this second half of the first decade of the 21st century.
Microsoft's OneCare security suite is apparently having little if any impact on rivals such as McAfee and Symantec. In a research note, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, citing NPD data, said Microsoft's security suite has less than 1 percent (technically 0.
While Macworld is running strong January 9 to January 12, lawyers will be filing documents for an antitrust complaint in the U.S.
Wondering how 2007 will turn out? Look no more. Here are a few fearless predictions to ponder.
Headlines of the day.CSpan's Webcast of President Ford's funeral.