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Google Executive To Become Federal Deputy CTO
News  |  5/29/2009  | 
Andrew McLaughlin will find that he isn't the only ex-Google employee serving the Obama administration.
Former EMC Storage Exec Cleared To Work At HP
News  |  5/27/2009  | 
But a Massachusetts court has ruled that storage expert David Donatelli must avoid for one year working at any Hewlett-Packard unit that competes with EMC.
Obama, White House To Oversee Cybersecurity Leadership
News  |  5/26/2009  | 
The national security staff will include new positions for addressing cybersecurity, information sharing on terrorism, border security, and preparedness and response.
Global CIO: How Do You Match Up Against 50 Of The World's Top CIOs?
Commentary  |  5/26/2009  | 
The global economic downturn is accelerating the evolution of the CIO position, requiring CIOs to be more business-driven, customer-focused, and accountable for growth.
Interop: Many Problems Among Virtualization's Gains
News  |  5/21/2009  | 
Asked to cite the most glaring problem of virtualization, 59% of the respondents indicate they lack experience to manage the technology appropriately.
Practical Analysis: Reacquaint Yourself With Your Changing Business
Commentary  |  5/21/2009  | 
In companies that have had large numbers of layoffs, what you thought you knew about how your colleagues do their jobs is no longer valid.
Solving U.S. H-1B Reform Top For Indian IT Group
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
Nasscom president Som Mittal hopes open discussions will prevent abuse and fraud in the programs predominately used to bring foreign IT workers into the U.S.
Palm Pre Getting Big Push From Best Buy
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
The electronics retailer is training its mobile specialists in the finer points of the Pre to prepare them for the Palm smartphone's launch June 6.
HP To Cut More Than 6,000 Jobs
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
The cuts follow HP's announcement of a 3.2% drop in revenue and a 17% decline in profits for the fiscal quarter ended April 30.
IP Enforcement Bill Draws Praise From U.S. Businesses
News  |  5/19/2009  | 
Legislation would give the State Department additional resources and training for intellectual property enforcement efforts in foreign countries.
No Steve Jobs At Apple Developers Conference
News  |  5/13/2009  | 
WWDC attendees have been promised a final preview release of Snow Leopard, Apple's update to Mac OS X.
Interop Preview: Cloud Computing, ROI In Spotlight
News  |  5/11/2009  | 
Attendees of the Las Vegas conference, May 17-21, will learn how cloud computing and social networking can give a lift to return on investment.
Down To Business: What If Major League Baseball Had H-1B Caps?
Commentary  |  5/7/2009  | 
Employer demand for foreign workers isn't just a function of greed, even if the system is far from perfect.
Pay-For-Performance Compensation Limits Innovation
News  |  5/7/2009  | 
An MIT study found incentives that don't penalize failure and promote long-term success lead to more innovative business strategies.
ACS Wants 50% Of Workforce Offshore, Eyes Acquisitions
News  |  5/7/2009  | 
The outsourcer seeks larger overseas presence and M&A-fueled growth.
BlackBerry Is Nice, But RIM Chief Wants Hockey Team
News  |  5/6/2009  | 
Jim Balsillie has turned his attention to the Arizona desert where the Coyotes are in bankruptcy.
Developer Population Affected By Economy
News  |  5/5/2009  | 
While industrialized economies are seeing slowing growth, the developer population in India and China is still climbing.
EMC Seeks To Block Former Exec From HP Job
News  |  5/5/2009  | 
At EMC, David Donatelli ran a unit doing $6.3 billion in system sales, but was recently recruited to work at HP.
Microsoft Cuts 3,000 Jobs, Mulls Additional Layoffs
News  |  5/5/2009  | 
The software maker is facing reduced demand for Windows and new competition on several fronts.

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