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Patrick Thibodeau covers cloud computing and enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

AMD's 12-core Chip May Cut Software Costs

Advanced Micro Devices released its 12-core chip, doubling the number of cores in the previous generation chip in its Opteron line.

China Called Source of Increasing Cyberthreats

Analysis: Attempted break-ins and denial-of-service attacks against U.S. military targets are common, admiral says.

Cyberattacks Are 'Existential Threat' to U.S., FBI Says

Cyberattacks are a threat to the 'very existence' of the U.S., an FBI official told an audience at an IT trade show on Tuesday.

10 Big Cloud Trends for 2010

Cloud computing is clearly worming its way into the enterprise, especially as a testing and development environment and as a platform for less than critical apps...

Tech Job Market Settles, but Hiring Remains Spotty

The past three months have brought about some stabilization in the technology job market, and a big-picture trend of fewer job losses than in the same period last year.