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  • US IT salaries rose by more than 4 percent in 2014

    U.S. IT salaries were up by 4.25 percent in 2014, the highest increase in years, according to an IEEE-USA survey.

  • Big question of the day: Leonard Nimoy or not?

    It seems that in the course of researching a film Clear Skies, Clean Air (from 1971) research request, the blogger Audrey Amidon thought the narrator of the film sounded familiar – Nimoy.
    Nimoy amongst his myriad talents was a well-know voice-over actor.
    But the film and subsequent research turned up no record of the film’s narrator.

  • STEM fields dominate ranking of college majors

    Science, technology, engineering and math alumni rank among highest paid graduates, according to PayScale

  • Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

    Payscale uses alumni post-grad pay to rank 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs.

  • NASA touts real technologies highlighted in imminent 'The Martian' flick

    NASA said the book and the movie, “The Martian,” merges fictional and factual chronicles about Mars, building upon the work NASA and others have done exploring Mars and moving it into a future where NASA astronauts are regularly traveling to the red planet to live and explore.

  • Struggling Lenovo to cut 3200 jobs, streamline handset business

    Lenovo is laying off 3200 employees and trimming down its smartphone portfolio in response to a slowdown in its PC and handset sales.

  • Red Hat to launch DevOps training services

    Red Hat is preparing to launch new training services focussed on helping organisations develop DevOps capabilities, according to the company's director, consulting and training, for Australia and New Zealand

  • IT job gains: Not as bright as they appear

    The IT job market for the first half of 2015 is a touch softer than it originally seemed, soft enough that IT job growth is not only flat, but shrinking slightly.

  • The real dirt on programming certifications

    With programmers and developers in such high demand these days, it may be tempting to think that a decision as stodgy as pursuing a certification is a waste of time. After all, doesn't it all come down to the art of your code?

  • Employment engine keeps humming for IT job seekers

    Momentum keeps building in tech industry hiring, with unemployment dropping even lower than before. But it's not all good news, as Web developers and others saw increases in joblessness.

  • JB Hi-Fi appoints new CIO

    Simon Page has been appointed JB Hi-Fi's CIO.

  • NBN to invest $40m to boost construction workforce

    NBN will spend more close to $40 million on training and awareness campaigns to boost the National Broadband Network construction workforce, the company announced this morning.

  • Victoria, WA leading ICT worker growth

    The Victorian and Western Australian ICT employment sector will grow by 3.1 per cent and 3.9 per cent respectively over the next six years according to research released by ACS and Deloitte Access Economics.

  • Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

    Cisco has named two new executives to the leadership team of new <a href="">CEO Chuck Robbins, who begins his tenure today</a>.

  • 790 could leave Cisco in Technicolor deal

    Cisco could transfer or impact as many as 790 employees under terms of <a href="">the sale of its Connected Devices business unit (CDBU) to Technicolor</a>.

  • Huawei establishes training centre for staff, customers and students

    Huawei has unveiled a $30 million training centre in Chatswood, Sydney for use by staff, customers and university students.

  • Australia still unprepared for the digital revolution: Westpac CIO

    Australia remains unprepared for the "digital revolution" with too few young Australians studying IT, according to Westpac's chief information officer Dave Curran.

  • Biggest tech industry layoffs of 2015, so far

    While the United States unemployment rate has hit a post-recession low, the network and computing industry has not been without significant layoffs so far in 2015.

  • CSIRO appoints new CIO

    The CSIRO has tapped Brendan Dalton to be the research organisation's chief information officer.

  • Woman recruited by Google four times and rejected, joins suit

    There was something about Cheryl Fillekes that Google really liked. Over a seven-year period, Fillekes was contacted by Google recruiters four different times for jobs. In each case, she did well enough in the phone interviews to get an invitation for an in-person interview.