Obama's Latest March Madness Pick: Health IT Czar
Though the Obama administration still has lots of key positions to fill--including naming a federal chief technology officer-- one critical appointment was made last week that will help fill in many of the important details related to Obama's nearly $20 billion health IT stimulus program.
Sony Ericsson's U.S. Head Leaves
The move comes as the cell phone manufacturer is facing dramatically decreased phone shipments as U.S. customers gravitate to the iPhone 3G and BlackBerrys.
Help Wanted: CIOs Need Not Apply?
The recession is turning out to be a career-booster for some folks within IT management ranks, but a dream-buster for a lot of CIOs looking for new jobs.
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra Outlines Priorities
Fresh from his appointment by President Obama, Kundra stressed the need to lower costs and increase accountability as he wrestles to streamline the $71-billion in annual federal IT spending.
Microsoft Tells Senator It's Laying Off American And Non-American Workers
When Microsoft announced plans in January to lay off 5,000 workers over 18 months, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, fired off a letter questioning Microsoft about who the company was planning to cut. Grassley wanted to know whether Microsoft -- which has been lobbying Congress for years to raise the cap on H-1B visas -- would cut foreign workers before Americans. Grassley finally got a reply from Microsoft ye
Google Offers Free Analytics Course
The search giant's online Web analytics course prepares users to take the company's Google Analytics Individual Qualification certification test.
Hiring For IT Jobs Holds Up
A new jobs survey finds network administration specialists -- typically of WANs and LANs -- are in high demand, followed closely by Windows administration experts.