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8 hot IT hiring trends and 8 going cold...
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Were seeing a number of shifts this year in hiring as technologies mature, new ones emerge and companies work to cut costs by blending full-time IT staff with contract work.While some see the gig economy as a flexible new way to work, one that appeals to
By rjx32 on 2017-09-19 00:39 UTC
Are Facebook And Google The New Colonial Powers?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/google
The key dynamics of colonialism for the residents are 1) a lack of choice and 2) a lack of power: the colonial power imposes a regime, either formally or informally, that limits the choices enjoyed by residents and limits their power to bypass or replace the colonial regime. In the classic
By viper1 on 2017-09-18 17:10 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-18 17:13 UTC
35 isn't too old to work in tech - but you may feel over-the-hill, say software engineers...
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A Quora question about being too old to work in tech showed there is no age limit, but there are other issues like company culture and ageism.
By viper1 on 2017-09-18 17:05 UTC
Filling Amazons 50,000 jobs means finding new ways to train software engineers in the U.S....
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According to a CBinsights report, the lucky city that will be home to Amazons second headquarters, would need to have or train about 17,000 software engineers. Thats a mighty task, considering that there are already 223,054 open positions for software d
By viper1 on 2017-09-18 17:05 UTC
Piriform - Security Notification for CCleaner v5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191 for 32-bit Windows users...
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An unauthorized modification of the CCleaner.exe binary resulted in an insertion of a two-stage backdoor capable of running code received from a remote IP address on affected systems.
By djanssen on 2017-09-18 12:11 UTC
Popular Utility CCleaner Compromised; Could Potentially Impact Upwards of 20 Million Users...
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The compromised version was available for almost a month to users It appears someone used a valid digital certificate to insert malicious code into an update for CCleaner, a Windows system utility and registry cleaner, that initiated the trans
By djanssen on 2017-09-18 11:54 UTC
Bitcoin in the Browser: Google, Apple and More to Adopt Crypto-Compatible API...
With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.
By viper1 on 2017-09-16 16:32 UTC
Free Speech Social Network ‘Gab’ Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/google, /contrib/tech/
Gab, the free speech social network, has filed a lawsuit against Google after they were suspended without warning from Google's Play Store last month.
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:55 UTC
Report: Google let advertisers target racist keywords like "black people ruin everything" - CBS News...
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When reporters typed "Why do Jews ruin everything," Google apparently suggested running ads next to searches for "the evil jew" or "jewish control of banks"
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:51 UTC
The Silicon Valley Backlash is Heating Up...
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Simmering 99 percenters angry over tech's growing power, mounting antitrust concerns, animus from ad-dependent media companies, tech jobs for foreigners over Americans and bias charges from the right. The people are preparing to take America back from the Silicon Valley elite overlords.
By earlybird on 2017-09-15 19:49 UTC
Bodega backlash shows how fed up people are with Silicon Valley's hype machine...
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Bodega responded poorly to the backlash here: https://blog.bodega.ai/so-about-our-name-aa5bff63a92d The comments are priceless.
By viper1 on 2017-09-14 20:35 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-14 20:51 UTC
Microsoft unveils Project Honolulu, a new GUI for server administration...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Scripting and the command-line are important, but not the only way to do things.
By viper1 on 2017-09-14 20:30 UTC
Samsung unveils new electric car batteries for up to 600 km (430 miles) of range...
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At the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA Cars 2017) this week, Samsungs battery division, Samsung SDI, showcases a new Multifunctional battery pack solution to enable more range in electric vehicl
By aphrodite on 2017-09-14 00:45 UTC
Amazon no longer sells the Fire TV...
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Amazon has stopped selling the Fire TV amid rumors it's planning to introduce new devices. The dedicated landing page for the Fire TV says it's
By ceres on 2017-09-13 17:15 UTC
Google Accused of Trying to Patent Public Domain Technology...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/google, /contrib/tech/
A Polish academic is accusing Google of trying to patent technology he invented and that he purposely released into the public domain so companies like Google couldn't trap it inside restrictive licenses. The mystery remains surrounding Google's decision to patent something that it's in the public
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:56 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-11 20:59 UTC
Ex-Google employee James Damore: 'Underground conservative network' in Silicon Valley exists...
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James Damore who was fired from Google for posting a controversial memo about bias and discrimination in the workplace, claims there is an underground conservative network in Silicon Valley.
By rjx32 on 2017-09-11 20:55 UTC
Kalmar and Navis make VICT in Melbourne fully automated - port.today...
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Kalmar and Navis announced delivery of OneTerminal automation solution to ICTSIs Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) at Melbourne, Australia.
By PortToday on 2017-09-11 16:37 UTC
Poor security design and how not to handle a cyber attack -- lessons from Equifax...
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The data breach at credit agency Equifax looks to be one of the biggest in recent times. Industry experts have been quick to criticise both the company's security and its response to the breach. Once again we've seen a breach exploiting a web app vulnerab
By viper1 on 2017-09-08 16:16 UTC
Google - HTC rumor...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/google, /contrib/tech/
Google is apparently "in the final stage of negotiations" to acquire HTC's smartphone division.
By viper1 on 2017-09-08 16:11 UTC
What To Do About Google?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/google, /contrib/tech/
Google's misbehavior has prompted calls for regulation. Potential remedies include breakups, common-carrier requirements, and beefed-up antitrust. Fortunately, Congress solved a similar problem in 1992, which provides a regulatory template.
By viper1 on 2017-09-08 16:08 UTC
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