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Jul 24, 2014
When it comes to landing a hot job at Google, Facebook, or Twitter, it would seem that a computer science degree is a no-brainer. Science writer Ransom Stephens takes to EDN to ask if that's really true. He offers five reasons for skipping the CS degree.

For interns slaving away, or high school seniors thinking about college, getting the right degree in order to land the best job is something to be thinking about this summer. For those wanting to...

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Jul 23, 2014
Register by September 12 to Save on the Hottest New Event in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, September 23-24

Today, Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to accelerating the design, development and business of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, announced...

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Jul 23, 2014
When it comes to technology, robots are in. But are they ready to overcome some of the difficulties associated with healthcare? InformationWeek locates 10 robots that are changing the way we think about technology and medicine.

When it comes to welcoming our new robot overlords, InformationWeek editor David Wagner is ready to roll out the red carpet. Healthcare is one of the major reasons to welcome an influx of HAL...

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Jul 22, 2014
Deadline Extended to Save $200 on a Conference Pass for each Leading Mobility Event

4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit, both produced by UBM Tech, today announced Samsung will join the ranks of Sprint, T-Mobile USA and Alcatel-Lucent as part of the events' shared keynote...

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Jul 22, 2014
Writing in InformationWeek, Eric Reed, the chief technology officer of GE Capital, explains how his company is adopting the agile approach to development, and why your IT department should as well.

When it comes to agile development, GE Capital is taking an all-in approach. In fact, Eric Reed, the Chief Technology Officer for GE Capital, writes on InformationWeek this week that his firm is a...

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Jul 22, 2014
Annual Polling Reveals Global Salary Trends Across All Major Job Disciplines Within the Realm of AAA and Independent Game Development

Leading game industry website Gamasutra, a UBM Tech property, revealed the results of its annual Game Developer Salary Survey. Results can be viewed in PDF format, as well as Gamasutra's dedicated...

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Jul 21, 2014
Join University of California Professor Joan C. Williams, along with the editors of InformationWeek, as they discuss how women can negotiate better salaries and close the gender gap in IT this Tuesday, July 22, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

When it comes to women in IT, one of the biggest obstacles to overcome, especially as women start to climb the corporate ladder to the C-suite, is the pay difference compared to male colleagues in...

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Jul 21, 2014

EE Times has released The Silicon 60 Report, the electronic industry's preeminent research into the top, privately-held startups and companies active in the market. The top 60 companies were...

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Jul 18, 2014
In the latest edition of InformationWeek's Geekend series, writer David Wagner examines how genetics and appearance affect our choice of pets, friends, and employees.

We're picking friends because of genetic similarities we can't see with the naked eye. That might seem fun (and it is), but it also affects the way we hire, judge how smart people are, and whether...

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Jul 18, 2014
Leading Enterprise IT Event Releases Initial Keynote Lineup, including Shadow IT Expert from CBS Interactive

Interop, produced by UBM Tech, today announced Emmy Award winner Seth Meyers, host of NBC's Late Night, will entertain an audience of IT professionals from the Interop New York keynote stage....

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Jul 17, 2014
Information Week has been tracking the plight of older IT workers in today's competitive job market. Kevin Casey offers a series of nine tips to help these workers overcome age discrimination and land a coveted position.

For older workers seeking a new job, or trying to stay relevant in their current positions, age discrimination is difficult to prove in court. This is especially important in the IT field, where...

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Jul 16, 2014
Join Rick Gordon, the managing partner of MACH37, along with the editors of Dark Reading, on Wednesday, July 16, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a live, on-air discussion about where the next-generation of security startups is coming from.

It's the dream of everyone who has ever worked with a computer or developed a piece of software to grow that knowledge into their own company – to found the next Microsoft, Dell, or Facebook....

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Jul 15, 2014
Whether you are keeping up with work while on vacation or trying to find something the kids can enjoy, InformationWeek editor Curtis Franklin looks at the best tech your money can buy to beat the summertime blues.

The summer might be that one time of year when you can get away from the office, but that doesn't always mean you can get away from work. Still, technology is making it easier to keep connected,...

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Jul 14, 2014
Join Forrester analyst J.P. Gownder and InformationWeek editors on Tuesday, July 15, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time for a live, on-air debate about IoT in the office.

John Stewart and The Daily Show famously skewered wearers of Google Glass earlier this year, continuing the somewhat comical assault on "glassholes." However, like it or not, Google Glass and...

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Jul 11, 2014
In the latest installment of InformationWeek.com's Geekend series, author David Wagner finds that people would rather gnaw their own foot off than sit still for a few minutes.

What's worse: sitting still for a few minutes with your own thoughts in a quiet room or spending the time to chew your own leg off? If you said turning your leg into dinner, you'd actually be...

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Jul 11, 2014
Jonathan Murray, EVP and CTO of Warner Music Group, among First Elite Keynote Speakers Announced for Leading Cloud Event

Cloud Connect, produced by UBM Tech, will present Cloud Connect Summit alongside Interop New York this fall, broadening the conference's cloud content offering. As a full conference, Cloud Connect...

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Jul 11, 2014
InformationWeek.com offers an exclusive look at how the city's transit agency is analyzing 500,000 transactions a day to create the best rider experience possible.

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System was suffering from a case of serious data overload. How they're handling it offers lessons for any business feeling overwhelmed by big data. In this...

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Jul 10, 2014

They were the men and women who helped create the technology world that we know today. They started at the beginning of the PC revolution, and their innovation helped pave the way for our...

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Jul 10, 2014
Online Destination For Banking IT and Business Decision Makers to Exchange Ideas

UBM Tech today unveiled the new community-driven Bank Systems & Technology (banktech.com), an interactive platform for bank technology professionals to connect with peers, editors and industry...

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Jul 9, 2014
Register by September 12 to Save on the Hottest New Event in Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, September 23-24, 2014

Today, Designers of Things, a new conference produced by UBM Tech dedicated to accelerating the design, development and business of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things, announced...

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Jul 8, 2014
Company Wins Expo Elite, Rising Star and EXCITE Awards, with Four Honorable Mentions

UBM Tech live events and professionals collectively accepted six awards at ExpoNext 2014, a conference and awards program designed by the editors of EXPO for leading tradeshow and event producers....

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Jul 8, 2014
Survey Shows Rising Popularity of Crowd-funding, Marks the Rise of Sweden as Europe's Top Development Hub

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) Europe has released the results of its second annual European State of the Industry Survey, which reveals trends around regional development hubs, tax...

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Jul 7, 2014
CIOs from Royal Caribbean Cruises, ConocoPhillips, UL and GE Capital Will Help Guide InformationWeek's Strategy and Direction

UBM Tech's InformationWeek, the leading media brand serving the business technology community, announced that it has bolstered its Editorial Advisory Board with the addition of four new members....

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Jun 30, 2014
Now Accepting Proposals for Vendor Participation through Friday, July 11

SDN has shaken up the enterprise data center, and promises to disrupt both traditional network operations and the networking market, but is SDN production-ready? To explore SDN's potential,...

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Jun 30, 2014
Also reveals while CIO may be the ultimate decision maker, the organizational purchase process is extremely collaborative; tech marketers must ensure marketing strategy reaches across all influencers

UBM Tech, a global media business that brings together the world's technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services, today unveiled the "The CIO State of Mind –...

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