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The things end users do that drive IT teams crazy

To protect users from public embarrassment their identities have been withheld in these true stories of failures to follow security protocol.

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Meet the IT dream team

If you're looking to build a team -- or be a great teammate -- these are the people you need to find.

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12 shockingly stupid social media misfires

During the past year, the social media world saw a variety of poorly executed ad campaigns, but these 12 standouts, from companies including CVS, DHL, Outback Steakhouse and Starbucks, are complete disasters, according to social media...

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12 standout social media success stories

During the past year, the social media world saw a variety of well-executed ad campaigns, but these 12 standouts, from companies including Coca-Cola, IKEA, Mercedes-Benz and McDonald's, are the cream of the crop, according to social...

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How 20 (mostly) tech companies' logos have evolved over the years

Some of today's biggest tech companies launched with logos that are now unrecognizable.

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9 compelling reasons to keep your old PC instead of upgrading

Sure, new stuff is nice and shiny. But do you really NEED a new PC?

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The data breach quiz: What have we learned?

Data breaches from Target to Sony to Anthem have been getting a lot of attention as millions of personal records are violated, and there’s lessons to be learned about data security from all these events.

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Worst data breaches of 2014

We used 1 million records exposed as our floor in creating this list. Starting with a number that big says a lot about the state of data security.

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2015 reality check: IT hiring, spending are up -- for now

How is 2015 shaping up for the IT industry? Spending is on the rise and hiring is increasing, but competition for employees with in-demand skills may slow innovation.

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Six reasons your next DDoS attack will be less visible, but more disruptive

Businesses need to approach DDoS mitigation as an evolving and ever-present, 24/7 threat rather than an occasional risk.

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Meet the White House’s new open source-happy IT director

“First Geek” David Recordon comes from Facebook, open standards world

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Not your father's computer science building

Computer science programs across the U.S. are designing new buildings to foster collaboration, hand-on instruction, and interdisciplinary learning.

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Hot IT skills that will get you hired and well-paid

Where are you going to invest your professional development resources in 2015? Security and big data skills top the list of the fastest growing tech skills, according to recent data from Dice.

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First Look: Microsoft Office 'lite' for touchscreens

As part of the beta release program for Windows 10, Microsoft has released free touchscreen versions of Excel, PowerPoint and Word through the Windows Store.

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New products of the week 03.23.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Dell and F5 Networks.

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Custom browsers that crush Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Sick of the Big Three browsers? These 8 alternatives scratch more niche interests.

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Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios

Far-reaching fallout awaits us at the littlest hack or glitch, thanks to our increasing reliance on hyperadvanced computing and vast communication networks

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March Madness 2015: Cool apps, alternative brackets, and tools to win your pool

How to stream NCAA tournament games, mobile apps for keeping up with your bracket, and some online tools and resources to help you win your bracket pool.

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