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The US Department of Energy said today it will spend $32 million on a project that will deploy a large cloud computing test bed with thousands of Intel Nehalem CPU cores and explore commercial offerings from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Ultimately the project, known...

Earlier this year I proposed that the good ol' predictable days of "aligning IT with the business" have come and gone, and that such an approach has become counterproductive and career-threatening. Since then, a series of factors--from the withering global economy to the relentless demands...

It’s imperative that you do your research on a company before you interview with them. Not only does being well-versed in a company’s mission and history help you tremendously when it’s time to ask the interviewer some questions, but it will also help you decide...

The calendar says we are well on our way to winter, but for many technology companies, orders are starting to bloom like flowers after a spring rain. Strong and steady improvement, economists say, would suggest that the United States is truly emerging from the Great Recession....

It used to be that business owners often struggled to afford advertising for their products or services. Google AdWords has changed that by offering an inexpensive way to spread the word. But if you don’t do some careful planning, you can easily find yourself spending...

A scathing legislative audit released Tuesday shows Virginia's outsourcing of a massive $2 billion computer upgrade has been so troubled that core government services have been disrupted but that canceling the contract could cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars. The problems have affected...

Regulations and technical limitations pose challenges in the federal government's move to "Government 2.0," the trend of Web-enabling government data and processes, Andrew McLaughlin, deputy CTO for Internet policy, said in a speech today in Washington, D.C. Several issues come into play as the...

In its search for fugitives, the FBI has begun using facial-recognition technology on millions of motorists, comparing driver's license photos with pictures of convicts in a high-tech analysis of chin widths and nose sizes. The project in North Carolina has already helped nab at least one...

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C a Wisconsin law firm with offices in Milwaukee and Madison, has hired Paul J. Eberle to become the Chief Executive of the firm. Eberle a founder and past president and CEO of Milwaukee- based computer reseller, consultant and system's integrator Capital...

Applied Management Systems, a full-service healthcare management consulting firm, recently released its annual list of top healthcare trends for 2010. Trends like larger IT budgets and market growth spell good news for healthcare technology companies. Channel Insider takes a look at the top trends and...