Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2015’

Tech Partnership Transforms Surplus Computers Into Opportunity

Students To Receive Donated Computers To Assist Technology, Math and Science Studies   COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sage Sustainable Electronics and the Illinois Technology Foundation (ITF) have joined in a strategic partnership to support low-income science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students with donations of fully refurbished computers.   “Kids studying technology, math or the sciences need on-demand access to digital …

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Chicago beats even Silicon Valley in tech-job growth

JOHN PLETZ  Crain’s Chicago was one of the fastest-growing cities for tech jobs coming out of the recession. The number of tech jobs in the city rose 25.8 percent between 2010 and 2013, according to a report on the nation’s top tech markets by commercial real estate firm CBRE. That was the third-best showing among the nation’s 10 markets with …

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Moore’s Law at 50: The past and future

By Agam Shah    IDG News Service In an article in Electronics Magazine on April 19, 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore first articulated the set of observations and predictions that have come to be known as Moore’s Law. At its core, Moore’s Law predicts that every 18 to 24 months the density of transistors on a given die area will double, significantly …

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The Ten Fastest Growing IT Job Categories

By Dennis McCafferty    Baseline If you’re looking for a technology category that’s experiencing job growth in the double-digits (and, in one case, a triple-digit), you have a number of options from which to choose, according to recent research from Dice, an online jobs and career community for technology professionals. That means there are ample opportunities for skilled IT workers …

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CEOs Place More Faith in IT Leaders

By Tony Kontzer  Basline CEOs and business owners are placing more faith in IT leaders and their contributions, but that faith hasn’t yet translated into perceived financial impact or valued-advisor status. READ MORE

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