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Ten worst entry IT jobs

It may sound grand to work for Google, Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo or other well-known companies, but there are many first-time jobs in the IT field that are not as glamorous as they sound. Valleywag, a… Read more…

Google to update Android SDK

In theory, Google’s Android could be the perfect mobile platform for the enterprise. Being based on open-source code as it is, Android would theoretically allow enterprises to build custom apps for… Read more…

Is open-source security good enough?

Some believe that because open-source code receives more scrutiny, it’s more secure. But it’s more complicated than that. While heavily used and actively maintained open-source applications like… Read more…

The danger of open-source

Using open-source code to help develop new software sounds like a great idea, but beware. If developers uses a piece of code that has been distributed under the GPL, for example, the entire piece… Read more…

Open source trend makes software affordable

As more vendors opt to switch to open-source code, the cost of software is dropping, making it more accessible to CIOs of smaller companies with tight budgets. The draw for vendors is wider… Read more…

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