Nancy WeilManaging Editor, IDG News Service

Nancy Weill is managing editor of the IDG News Service, based in Boston.

Giving Effect Pairs Nonprofits With Donors

Mitchell Silverman noticed in running his book-trading website, Bookins.com, that even while processing hundreds of thousands of transactions involving people...

Facebook Redesigns Profile Pages

Users can accept the new look now or wait for the changes to roll out to everyone in the coming weeks.

Facebook Rolls out Redesigned Profile Pages

Facebook on Sunday introduced a redesign of its user profile pages in advance of an interview on the "60 Minutes" news show where CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Contrary to how the week might have seemed, what with leaked classified documents all the headline rage, Google actually took a hefty number of headlines this...

What the Influx of 'digital Natives' Will Mean for IT

In about 15 years, the Millennial Generation -- the "digital natives" who began entering the workforce in 2000 -- will be, more or less, in charge of their...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

This week was a busy one in IT news, with the European Parliament giving the OK to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, SAP being slapped with...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

We used to go weeks -- months even -- with no news about Java, but that seems to be changing since Oracle bought Sun Microsystems and took over licensing control...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Oracle's lawsuit against SAP, alleging intellectual-property theft by SAP's former subsidiary TomorrowNow, went to trial this week, garnering daily headlines out...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Attempts by Dutch authorities to take down the massive Bredolab botnet captured headlines this week, with infected PCs downloading fake antivirus software at...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Steve Jobs was a busy man this week, making a rare appearance on Apple's quarterly earnings call where he availed himself of the opportunity to trash-talk the...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Studies say Android apps spy on you, more bosses fire workers for social networking faux pas, Google Instant gets keyboard navigation, and more.

How to Recruit and Hire Millennial Tech Employees

A new study finds that workers in the Millennial generation are less focused on money and more on being challenged and contributing to the larger good.

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

The Stuxnet worm, and its possible target, captured headlines this week and left us feeling queasy about the future of cyberwar. Fortunately, Oracle OpenWorld...

The Top 10 Stories in IT This Week

Grabbing headlines this week: Twitter's redesign, the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Mark Hurd's debut as Oracle co-president.

HP Buys 3Par, Apple Rolls out New Gear

Hewlett-Packard swooped in with the better bid to overtake Dell and win 3Par, so now we can all sit back and wait for the next acquisition battle to roll around...