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FAQ: The real impact of Trump’s H-1B executive order

There may not be a will in Congress to enact much real H-1B-related change anytime soon.

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Sedric is Volkswagen's first autonomous car

Sedric is all-electric, fully autonomous, and operated by a voice-controlled AI agent.

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How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

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Waymo's goal with its autonomous-driving, ride-hailing program

Alphabet's Waymo is now offering rides in its autonomous minivans to users in Phoenix. Here is what it hopes to find out.

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CEOs rate productivity 'very low' from emerging tech

CEOs and other senior enterprise managers rated four breakthrough technologies "very low" in terms of productivity improvement in the next five years, according to a Gartner survey.

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Use LinkedIn a lot? Read its new privacy policy — carefully.

At the very least, it’s a reminder that social media embarrassments are forever.

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Fingerprint Apple's iPhones? Add it to the list of things Uber has done

Uber has been having a rough couple of months, and a new profile of its founder in the New York Times adds fuel to the fire.

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The real meaning of a merged channel strategy

There has been a wide range of thoughts about the meaning of physical store closings, coming from some major retail thinkers and various major media news outlets. But the underlying assumptions in almost all of these arguments are...

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How to minimize the risks of phishing scams

Employees are often the weakest link in your company's security chain. But with a little knowledge and foresight you can mitigate the risks. In this video, CIO.com senior writer Sharon Florentine explains the anatomy of a phishing...

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Users' orders: Make it easier to build hybrid clouds

At its spring conference next week, the Open Networking User Group will focus on enterprises extending their infrastructure to create hybrid clouds, a process the group says is too hard and too time-consuming.

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CW@50: A look at life on the job in IT through cartoons

Unforgiving boom-and-bust cycles, skills that go stale overnight, outsourcing: IT careers aren't all signing bonuses, Ping-Pong tables and beanbag chairs. Here’s a look at life on the job in IT through the years, from the pen of...

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Linux, PCs and Trump’s ‘Buy American’ problem

All PCs are made with components sourced globally, but vendors that assemble products in the U.S. may gain preference.

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FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to deregulate the providers of the business data lines connecting broadband service to many small businesses, schools, hospitals and ATM machines.

It's one thing you just can't have too many of

Flashback to the early 1980s, when this project manager pilot fish is working to help bring an aging factory into the computer age -- and he's not getting any help from a programmer who wants fish's PC.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas

The one constant in tech is change. Here's how IT can get ready for the robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a move to the cloud.

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These grippers are giving bots a helping hand

Sake Robotics is creating the "hands" that will help robots pick things up and put them down.

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Trump to order wholesale H-1B reform

Its centerpiece is the replacement of the H-1B lottery with a system that distributes visas on the basis of wages, skills and education.

Think of it as 'bonding through shared pain'

This pilot fish is getting a start in IT as a student worker, but fish is also the one who's training the boss -- who uses some carefully chosen hardware to improve the learning experience.

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