Ken Gagne

Ken Gagne, a former editor for Computerworld, covers gaming, crowdfunding, and retrocomputing. You can see him on the YouTube channel Gamebits and hear him as host of the Polygamer and Transporter Lock podcasts. Learn more about him at

New Jobs movie: A quieter, more authentic portrait

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Doxxing defense: Remove your personal info from data brokers

Don't want your home address or other personal info published to the world? This weekend, take an hour or two to make yourself a less visible target.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Ger Purcell

Technology distributor Avnet thrives on connecting customers with the technology suppliers and products they need to further their business. Thanks to Gerard Purcell, senior vice president of global information solutions, Avnet...

Premier 100 IT Leader: Tim Platt

To keep a company moving forward, sometimes you have to change its direction. That's been the strategy for Tim Platt, vice president of information systems and information security at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing...

Review: It's easy to fall in love with <i>Her</i>

Smartphones have become so integrated into our daily lives that we sometimes feel ungrounded without them. We develop relationships with them - some people could even be said to love them.

Review: <i>Jobs</i> the movie applies its own reality distortion field

Jobs, the feature-length movie starring Ashton Kutcher as the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, will entertain Apple fans as much as it frustrates them with its dramatic reinterpretation of events.

Best Places spotlight: CSX puts its people first

The corporate culture at the No. 19-ranked company on our 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list fosters employee connections and career development.

Premier 100 IT Leader: Lincoln Wallen

Movie studio DreamWorks Animation is in the business of fantasy. And CTO Lincoln Wallen is responsible for making sure that the team has the tools needed to turn fantasy into reality.

Fernando Gonzalez

Fernando Gonzalez, CIO at San Francisco-based Byer California, is happy to be working at a private company, without shareholder pressure, and with an IT team whose members are all in one location. But Gonzalez also revels in the...

No. 23 Best Place to Work in IT: Medtronic Inc.

Medtronic may be the word's largest medical technology company, but it's a business with a heart. Zeeshan Tariq, director of global IT program and project management, joined Medtronic after moving from Silicon Valley to Minnesota in...

Fixing Facebook: Tips for handling common complaints

Facebook users have a love-hate relationship with the world's most popular social network. Facebook's community is unmatched in size, providing an unparalleled opportunity to remain in daily contact with friends, family and...

Apple-1 goes for $213K in Christie's auction

Christie's auction house in London today sold an Apple-1 computer for 133,250, or $213,600.

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