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  • Seek and Employ: Gamer jobs open at Taiwan Game Show

    Over a dozen companies banded together with an online job service in Taipei over the weekend to seek people for the island's computer and online game industries. Some of the jobs even pay gamers to play full-time.

    Written by Dan Nystedt21 Feb. 11 13:38
  • Intel to hire 4,000 workers this year

    Intel will hire 4,000 workers in the U.S. this year, primarily in product development and research and development, the company said on Friday.

    Written by Agam Shah19 Feb. 11 08:05
  • Hiring insights from, and for, CFOs

    With the economy continuing to pick up steam, industry surveys and analysts are predicting an attendant uptick in hiring for financial positions, including CFOs. While CFOs themselves could be changing jobs, they also are increasingly more likely to be doing some hiring.

    Written by Nancy Weil18 Feb. 11 07:37
  • Just for Valentine's Day: Geekiest marriage proposals of all time

    They say there's a lid for every pot. And when a geek has found his lid, there comes a time when he wants to take a soldering iron to it and make sure it's not going anywhere. But a true geek can't just hide a ring in the dessert and get down on one knee. Oh, no. He must pop the question with creativity and flair, to make it as memorable as possible for his geek princess in the only ways a geek knows how. And these days, that means he might just have to do a bit of coding. Read on for some of the geekiest marriage proposals ever.

    Written by Jeff Caruso10 Feb. 11 10:00
  • How enterprise architects can gain influence with the CIO

    The relationship between the CIO and the architects that work for them often lacks a clear line of communication, which can result in a major gap between what the CIO really wants in a well-architected environment and what the architecture team ultimately delivers. Why? Although the CIO might have a high-level understanding of EA's value to the company, he is less likely to provide a clear problem set for enterprise architects to attack, resulting in too much emphasis on architecture design and too little on solving specific problems. Over time, it is primarily this lack of defined goals that leads EA teams into trouble when budgets get tight. Getting a clear set of CIO aligned EA goals positions EA to become a more valued member of the IT organisation.

    Written by Jeff Scott12 Feb. 11 06:46
  • Cisco's consumer business chief resigns

    The head of Cisco Systems' consumer products business is leaving the company less than two years after he arrived with the acquisition of Flip camcorder maker Pure Digital Technologies.

    Written by Stephen Lawson11 Feb. 11 12:58
  • Departure of AMD executives points to strategy shift

    Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday announced a flurry of moves, including the departure of two senior executives, which analysts said was part of an internal cleanup effort as the company searches for a new CEO.

    Written by Agam Shah10 Feb. 11 06:10
  • Microsoft names new server and tools president

    Microsoft has appointed its online services veteran, Satya Nadella, to head its US$15 billion server and tools business, the company announced Wednesday.

    Written by Joab Jackson10 Feb. 11 05:07
  • Want a new IT job? Now’s your chance

    It's time for a change. Across the board, the IT job market is showing promising signs of life, and IT pros who stayed in less-than-ideal jobs during the recession are jumping at a chance to move their careers forward.

    Written by Ann Bednarz04 Feb. 11 07:28
  • Cloud CIO: How cloud computing changes IT staffs

    My recent post, The Internet of Things and the Cloud CIO of the Future garnered a lot of attention and comments. One tweet by @abbielundberg said "agree w priorities but there's more to CIO role." Abbie, by the way, is former Editor-in-Chief of CIO Magazine, so she definitely knows whereof she speaks.

    Written by Bernard Golden03 Feb. 11 10:56
  • Intel, HP, IBM invest in effort to create jobs in US

    IBM, Intel and Hewlett-Packard on Monday said they would invest in an effort led by the White House to create jobs and promote growth in emerging technology areas such as cloud computing, health care and mobile applications.

    Written by Agam Shah01 Feb. 11 03:42
  • CEO Teardown: RIM's Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie

    CIO's 'teardown' slideshow series picks apart tech's most infamous CEOs. Today, it's BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion's (RIM) co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie who take a turn on the ol' chopping block.

    Written by Al Sacco26 Jan. 11 07:34