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Domain registration SCAM derailed

A federal judge has stopped a Toronto company from continuing to deceptively pose as a domain name registrar and sending bogus bills to thousands of U.S. small businesses and nonprofit organizations… Read more…

Why women leave tech careers

Sylvia Ann Hewlett, the founding president of the Center for Work-Life Policy in New York, said her research shows women are excelling in science, engineering and technology. But she said many women… Read more…

IT workers would take pay cut to telecommute

A new survey by Dice Holding has found that IT workers don’t like commuting and in fact, 37 percent would be willing to take up to a 10 percent pay cut to work from home full time. With the high cost… Read more…

Farm workers vs IT workers on H-1B visas

Legislation to make it easier for foreign high tech workers to stay in the U.S. ran into a bit of a buzz saw last week from one lawmaker who wants the same kind of equity for immigrants further down… Read more…

How to get the CFO to buy into an IT project

How does a CIO get approval for new technology projects in tight budgetary times? Greg Baker, the CFO of technology provider Logicalis, said the issue is not always money, but the ability of the CIO… Read more…

Questions to ask IT job candidates

Yuri Aguiar, senior partner and chief technology officer at Ogilvy & Mather, a global advertising agency, says his search for top job candidates always includes two questions: What decisions have… Read more…

Does a CIO need to be a technocrat?

The times, they are a changin’. CIOs once needed a high level of technical expertise to succeed. Today, CIOs certainly must still have a solid foundation of IT knowledge, including an understanding… Read more…

Small businesses select call center systems

High-tech contact center systems now are widely available to small businesses, not just large companies. CIOs have many choices in speech recognition, IP contact center solutions, call recordings,… Read more…

The CIO wish list

If you could start all over again and build a top-of-the-line data center, what would it look like? That question was posed by Computerworld to IT executives and industry experts and, as you might… Read more…

IT certifications losing value

There was a time when IT certifications were worth their weight in gold–evidence of special skills and a way to improve job security. No more. David Foote, a management consultant,tells eWeek there… Read more…