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  • 'Bob' outsources tech job to China; watches cat videos at work

    Showing what can happen when companies don't periodically review network logs, a software developer working for a large U.S. critical infrastructure company hired a Chinese firm to do his job so he could spend time surfing Reddit and watching cat videos.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan17 Jan. 13 15:22
  • Apple ties CEO's pay to company's fortunes

    Despite raising Tim Cook's salary 55% and awarding him a $2.8 million bonus, Apple says its CEO's overall compensation for the year was still down 99% compared to 2011 levels.

    Written by Gregg Keizer14 Jan. 13 11:04
  • GM CIO calls HP hiring probe a 'fishing expedition'

    General Motors CIO Randy Mott Thursday said the automaker plans to have the "best jobs in the IT industry" at its four "IT Innovation Centers" in the U.S. At the same time, Mott criticized Hewlett-Packard's move to contest GM's hiring of some HP IT managers to work at the centers.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau10 Jan. 13 21:00
  • Vint Cerf: Nobody's too old for tech

    Vint Cerf, known as the father of the Internet, says technology has not only changed the way we communicate but it's changing the way we live our lives.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin08 Jan. 13 20:11
  • Ousted Windows exec Sinofsky to teach at Harvard

    Steven Sinofsky, the former Microsoft executive ousted as the head of its Windows group five weeks ago, yesterday said he would teach at the Harvard Business School this spring.

    Written by Gregg Keizer20 Dec. 12 17:37
  • CA Technologies CEO: Doing what the customer needs

    William McCracken took over as chief executive officer of CA Technologies close to two years ago and in that time has engineered a series of organizational changes and acquisitions aimed at improving the company's perception among buyers and broadening its reach into new areas of technology and new customer segments.

    Written by John Gallant14 Dec. 11 09:01
  • Facebook goes through corporate reorg

    Facebook confirmed Thursday that it has launched a corporate reorganization around its product development.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin09 Dec. 11 08:34
  • Fernando Gonzalez

    <strong>Fernando Gonzalez</strong>Favorite pastime: Watching my grandchildren grow. Something interesting that most people don't know about you: My love of the arts, primarily painting. I can draw very well, [but] I can't put life to what I draw. In high school, I was... a bookworm. One of my nicknames in school was "Professor." Last book you read:<a href="http://www.amazon.com/John-Adams-David-McCullough/dp/0684813637/computerworld-20">John Adams</a> by David McCullough. Role model: Victor E. Villaseor, who wrote <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Rain-Gold-V%C3%ADctor-Villase%C3%B1or/dp/038531177X/computerworld-20">Rain of Gold</a> . He writes a book every 10 years, and the fact that you can dedicate yourself to this one thing for 10 years -- that's dedication.

    Written by Ken Gagne05 Dec. 11 22:06
  • Hadoop Is Ready for the Enterprise, IT Execs Say

    Despite some lingering user concerns about security and other issues, Hadoop is ready for enterprise use, according to IT executives at the Hadoop World conference in New York earlier this month.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan21 Nov. 11 22:10