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Why AI careers can start with a degree in linguistics

If you are looking to land a career in the artificial intelligence field, studying linguistics is a great place to start.

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Infosys to hire 10,000 in the US as Trump focuses on local hires

Indian outsourcer Infosys is hiring 10,000 American workers over the next two years, in the wake of a review of U.S. visa rules and an emphasis on local hires by the administration of President Donald Trump.

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Is IT having an identity crisis?

The perception of IT's value and its status within an organization are in constant flux. Here's how to stay relevant.

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Class of 2017 may be in for a rude awakening

New research shows a major disconnect between what recruiters and hiring managers expect from entry-level IT talent and the skills and experience new grads actually have.

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Strategy first: How to do mobile dev right

Build platforms, back-end services, native vs. web—to launch the right mobile development strategy, you must make sense of several moving parts

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Believe your employer doesn’t know about your legal problems? Think again

Companies hire a third party to scour public databases to make sure employees are not getting into legal trouble that would impact their jobs. But is it ethical? Experts explain.

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Career Watch: Be wary of IT employment contracts

An attorney warns about the gotchas in employment contracts; security jobs go begging; master's degrees in computer science pay off.

Athena Lecturer Award for women researchers goes to Rice prof who really gets robots moving

Lydia Kavraki, a professor of computer science and bioengineering at Rice University, has been named as the 2017-2018 Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery in recognition her work in robotics.

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IT leaders say current H-1B program works

Corporate technology leaders worry that proposed H-1B visa changes will increase costs and scarcity for highly skill IT talent, according to Harvey Nash survey.

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If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer. That was one of the ideas that...

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Should your next big hire be a chief A.I. officer?

As companies increasingly turn to artificial intelligence to make sense of big data, communicate with customers, and find answers to vexing questions, some say it's time to think about hiring a chief A.I. officer.

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Fired IT workers to file discrimination lawsuit

Only a few civil cases have alleged national origin discrimination in offshore outsourcing, but interest in raising this issue appears to be gaining ground.

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5 more open source companies to watch in 2017

An exciting class of startups with a focus on enterprise IT are those built on open source foundations, in some cases commercializing and adding value to an already popular open source project.

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Surprisingly few tech insights in Steve Ballmer's USAFacts data trove

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's USAFacts project, an ambitious and sometimes overwhelming repository of data about local to state to federal U.S. government spending and outcomes that was launched on Tax Day, is surprisingly...

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FAQ: The real impact of Trump’s H-1B executive order

There may not be a will in Congress to enact much real H-1B-related change anytime soon.

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How the U.S. is educating cybersecurity talent – and what’s still missing

It’s no secret that the world is facing a shortage of cybersecurity talent. Many industry analysts agree that the underlying problem is the lack of education in cyber skills – in high schools, colleges, post grad and on the job.

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Top IT hiring trends for recent grads

Curious if your STEM degree will keep you from having to move back home after college? Check out these hiring trends to find out how you stack up against the competition.

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Why you need a systems reliability engineer

How can you make sure the software your company builds today will stand the test of time? Hire an SRE.

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Palantir to pay $1.7 million to settle racial hiring bias claim

Data analytics company Palantir will pay $1.7 million in back pay and stock options to settle charges that it routinely discriminated against Asian job applicants. In addition, it must also hire eight people from among those it...

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How CISOs find their perfect job

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is in high demand. But in a world where demand heavily outstrips supply, how do CISOs ensure they pick the right job?

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