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The U.S. tech industry has been fighting for reform of the country's immigration system for years. On Thursday, President Obama gave the industry what they called welcomed help -- but that's not nearly all they want. Fwd.us,, the immigration reform group spearheaded by Facebook chief executive...

Technology has been accused of making many a job disappear, like the production line or the accounting office. And it is not done yet. A company often resembles its communication and technology system. In the era of cloud computing that the tech industry is moving into,...

The latest bid to simplify data storage comes from a team that includes Steve Wozniak, a guy who knows a thing or two about making technology easier. The co-founder of Apple has joined former colleagues from flash storage maker Fusion-io at Primary Data, a Silicon Valley...

When Diane Schwarz became CIO of Textron in 2013, the company had a Chairman’s Award for innovation which focused on product and services innovation, but it had no awards for innovation in IT. As part of a drive toward instilling a culture of...

A techie’s Thanksgiving prayer to the Great CIO in the Sky: As we gather this Thanksgiving to share time with family, friends and food, let us count the blessings of our digital age… using zeros and ones only, of course. We are thankful for some...

Imagine this: You’re shoveling snow in the blistering cold from another arctic blast. You stop for a moment and pull out your smartphone to see the temperature — “Is it minus 10 degrees yet? It feels like minus 30.” — then your phone shuts off....

Kiwi CIOs have acknowledged the need to adapt their leadership in order to ensure their companies survive and thrive in an increasingly digital world – however, they’re also facing flat IT budgets. Gartner’s annual global CIO survey, which includes 161 CIOs from Australia and New Zealand,...

It's clear that CIOs are under growing pressure to find IT talent and shape it to the requirements of the digital enterprise. But translating the general concept into reality is no simple task, particularly as skill sets shift and new requirements emerge. Here are five ways...