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Impact of Trump Win on Technology

Go to Dice.com or any other search portal and look for the open positions: 2,000 database administrator jobs, over 10,000 Cloud-related jobs. Developers, designers, technical writers in India or the Czech Republic make one-fourth to one-tenth of what similar jobs pay...

A bunch of kids probably pulled off the biggest DDoS hack ever

Millions of people in the eastern U.S. woke up on a Friday morning in October to find large parts of the internet not working. No Twitter. No Netflix. No Spotify. The issue, as we later learned, was an ominous new kind of cyberattack, where “smart” household devices...

Samsung Recalling Almost 2.8M Washers Due to Impact Injuries

Samsung has one more fire to put out: The South Korean company announced on Friday that it was recalling 2.8 million top-load washing machines, following reports of “impact injuries” that included a broken jaw. The problem stems from unbalanced drums,...

America Isn’t Ready for a Cyberattack

The recent cyberattack that rendered more than 1,200 websites unreachable was a warning. Experts say a similar, or larger, attack could be launched tomorrow, and we’d be powerless to prevent it. No one seems to know who was behind the attack, launched by a “botnet” of...

IBM Says Macs Are Up to $543 Less Expensive Than PCs Over Time

At the Jamf Nation User Conference yesterday, designed for IT management professionals, IBM VP of Workplace as a Service Fletcher Previn talked about IBM’s decision to start letting employees choose between Windows or Mac machines, the cost of PCs vs. Macs, and...