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  • IT pros reveal the best career advice they ever received

    In today's culture, advice on nearly any topic - relationships, health, career - is just a mouse click, touchscreen tap or Siri query away. There's even a Web site called shouldidoit.com that promises to help you make decisions in your daily life. But while you can get some good insights on the many expert and general discussion forums that pop up on the Web, there's often a sense that something is missing from that experience. Call it the human touch.

  • 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.

  • 5 takeaways from CES 2013

    CES 2013 has come and gone. In addition to "wear more comfortable shoes next time", here's what we learned at this year's premier consumer technology conference.

  • How to nominate someone for Internet Hall of Fame

    National Baseball Hall of Fame voters made headlines this week for sending steroid-era players a message by not letting any of them into the Cooperstown shrine this year. Nothing like that's going to happen with the Internet Society's Internet Hall of Fame, which today opens up the nomination process for its class of 2013.

  • iPhone 6 rumour rollup for week ending January 11

    Even without Apple being at the gigantic Consumer Electronics Show this week in Las Vegas, it proved to be a treasure trove of iPhone 6 revelations for those with the wit to look beneath the surface of things.

  • HomePlug moving beyond adapters to built-in networking

    HomePlug networks that use the electrical wires in your home to transfer data are distributed by some of the world's biggest broadband providers and available at major retail stores, but even HomePlug's cheerleader in chief calls it a "niche" technology, at least compared to Wi-Fi.

  • Will Apple introduce a lower-priced iPhone?

    Apple is moving ahead with plans for a less expensive iPhone, possibly with a plastic instead of metal body, according to a new report. But new retail options for consumers already are making even the flagship iPhone 5 more affordable.

  • Hottest Android news and rumours for the week ending January 11, CES-style

    ZTE and Huawei took home most of the device-related headlines from this year's International CES in Las Vegas, which didn't exactly provide an earthshaking amount of Android news for a show of its size. Nevertheless, the companies both demonstrated strong new offerings, and other players, including Samsung and Sony, made their own hardware-related waves.

  • Wilocity, Qualcomm demo first multi-gigabit wireless chipsets

    Fabless semiconductor maker Wilocity and Qualcomm announced at CES what they're calling the first multi-gigabit wireless chipset reference architecture based on the new WiGig 60GHz and 802.11ad standards for high-speed downloads, docking, networking.

  • Microsoft exec doesn't rule out Intel-based Windows Phones

    After Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance during a Qualcomm keynote at International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), some analysts wondered how married the company is to Snapdragon chips and the ARM-based ecosystem.