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Tech workers
Tech hiring shows its strength

Do you have technology jobs you’re looking to fill? If so, you’re in good company. Last month, U.S. organizations in all industries filled an estimated 253,000 IT job positions, the category’s...

The face of AI
Are you ready for AI? It’s time

Smart tech providers need to start preparing for artificial intelligence. That’s because AI is approaching an inflection point. The technology is about to stop being just a good idea, and to instead...

Microsoft Surface Pro 6
PC shipments dropping, but not across the board

Succeeding in today’s PC business is a matter of being in the right sector at the right time. Resellers betting on the wrong gear could feel pain. Unit shipments of PCs dropped last year, and they’ll...

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Cyber security
Cybercrime rising on every front: new survey

How much do your customers need help with their cybersecurity? A whole lot, finds a new survey. The survey, conducted by Ponemon Institute for Accenture, finds that all forms of cybercrime last year...

Data center
What’s wrong with IT?

IT departments are generally failing to provide the new capabilities their organizations are clamoring for. Worse, they’re not planning to do much about it, either. So finds a new report from The...

Secure CPU
Research roundup: Top security trends, ear-worn wearables

The cybersecurity scene is shifting once again. And ear-worn devices are the hot new sector of the wearables business. These are some of the latest findings from leading market watchers. Here’s your...

Thunderbolt cable
Get ready for USB4, coming soon

The popular USB standard — the U doesn’t stand for “ubiquitous,” but it might as well — is about to get a whole lot faster. Twice as fast, to be exact, with the new USB4 protocol pre-announced today...