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The executive who grew Monster Worldwide into an online job juggernaut is the new CEO of PKWare Inc., the company plans to announce Tuesday. V. Miller Newton will lead the software company, which popularized a data compression system commonly referred to as "zipping." Read full article>>...

Demonstrating the business value of IT is challenging CIO’s, CEO’s, CFO’s and other managers. The problem is not that IT creates no value; it is just how do I measure and communicate that value. Current practices in IT measurement and metrics do not...

Microscopes are invaluable tools to identify blood and other cells when screening for diseases like anemia, tuberculosis and malaria. But they are also bulky and expensive. Now an engineer, using software that he developed and about $10 worth of off-the-shelf hardware, has adapted cellphones to substitute...

Venture capital (VC) funds like to invest in disruptive change, but what they really love is the stable, change-resistant nature of their own business. That is about to change. "Bits of destruction" spare no one. (The term bits of destruction was coined by Fred Wilson,...

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is considered one of the greatest corporate storytellers on the world stage. Jobs inspires intense loyalty and also scares the heck out of his people. But there is no question he has transformed the typical dull, plodding, technical presentation into a...

In a rare and exclusive interview, the man who transformed IBM speaks out on business analytics, cloud computing, and the emerging Smarter Planet. Technology waves roll in 10-to-15 year cycles, says IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, and two rising waves whose full global impact is imminent...

Am I the only one completely confused and upset with Sprint's poor customer service? My experience involves them selling products under false pretense, breach of contract and not honoring sales claims by Sprint's sales and customer support representatives. Perhaps it's time for us as consumer...

Google, which has been criticized frequently for amassing large amounts of data about people, is giving users an easy way to find out what information it stores in their accounts. At a European privacy conference in Spain Thursday, the company unveiled a new service called Google...