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Linux Skills Are Hot on Improving IT Hiring Front

IT job cuts are diminishing overall, but data suggests that Linux workers face particularly rosy prospects.

How to Divorce Your Tech Vendor

Follow these 7 tips to protect your IT assets -- and essential company data -- from a service provider breakup gone bad.

How to Know Good from Bad Tech Consultants

What separates good technology consultants from the deadweight?

Genius Bar Coming to Best Buy Stores - Report

In-store technical support for Apple products could soon be coming to Best Buy stores, a report claims.

IT Hiring Shows Gains, but Jobs May Be Shifting

For tech workers, hiring and wages improved at year end, mirroring last month's overall gain in employment.

No IT Budget? Workers Bring Their Own Tech

There’s an increasingly popular trend of workers buying and using their own equipment for work tasks, bypassing conservative IT departments.

Smartphone Security: How to Keep Your Handset Safe

As smartphones grow more powerful than the PCs we used just a decade ago, they increasingly become the target of scam artists. Here's how to beef up security for your iOS, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows handset.

Help Desk Calls Are on the Rise

At a time when IT is supposed to be getting easier to manage, more people are calling help desks for assistance than ever before, according to a new study.

Move Your Security Career Forward by Looking Back

If you work in IT security, these tips can help make your work better in 2011 by reviewing the highs and lows of the past year.

Is Your IT Job Safe in the Cloud?

Surveys about cloud usage consistently list security as the main issue, but it could be job security that’s holding back cloud adoption.