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Harvard, MIT Online Learning Portal to Help Web, Classroom Learning

An online education organization backed and funded by MIT and Harvard University will use open-source technology to offer free classes over the Internet, the two...

Computer Pioneer, Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies at 83

Jack Tramiel, a pioneer in the computing industry and founder of Commodore, died on Sunday at age 83, his son Leonard Tramiel confirmed Monday.

IT Contractors Help Companies Meet Changing Work Needs

Whether companies require specific tech talent for a project or need extra help meeting a business uptick brought by the recovering economy, corporate IT...

How a CFO and an IT Chief Cooperate to Add Value at Able Engineering

For Gregg Leach, CFO of aircraft overhaul and repair business Able Engineering, the need to involve the IT department on major projects was never questioned...

Study: Salaries Poised to Rise for Workers With Mobile, Cloud, UI Skills

IT workers who have experience with five popular technologies may see significant salary increases this year, according to a study from IT staffing firm...

When ERP Is Botched, CFOs Must Act

Companies long have grappled with glitches in their ERP (enterprise resource planning) system implementations -- a situation that the recent botched-rollout...

Intel Lowers Q4 Revenue Over Hard-drive Shortage

Intel warned on Monday that fourth-quarter revenue will be lower than anticipated due to a hard-drive shortage. The chip maker now anticipates quarterly revenue...

CRM Packages Look to Ease Financial Firms' Move to Salesforce

Cloud computing consulting firm GlobalOne Wednesday released the first of three CRM packages that aim to help financial services firms and banks transition to...

The CFO's Role in the Data Breach War

The disturbing rash of data breaches in recent years has demonstrated that data security -- always a huge concern of CFOs -- affects every company and its...

Study: IT's Future Lies With Cloud Computing, Security and Mobile

Cloud computing, security and the mobile space hold the most growth potential in the coming years, according to IT professionals surveyed by tech staffing firm...

Social Media, Virtual Meetings Help Firms Enter Markets and Save Capital

When cloud computing service provider Nimbula hires employees for its South Africa development office, the Mountain View, California, company turns to social...

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Survey: CFOs to Add Finance Jobs Despite US Unemployment

Despite a U.S. unemployment average that has hovered around 9 percent in recent months, a survey of CFOs indicates improved fourth-quarter hiring for accounting...

10 Questions for NetSuite CFO Ron Gill

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EHR Use by Doctors Will Foster Personal Health Record Uptake

A lack of electronic medical data from doctors, complicated setup processes and the static nature of personal health records (PHRs) have caused U.S. consumers to...

10 Questions for Quest Software CFO Scott Davidson

Corporate challenges, opportunities, and what sets Quest apart from the perspective of the finance guy.