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Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage
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Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage

The cybersecurity talent gap grew by 26.2% over the past year, with around 3.4 million unfilled jobs worldwide, according to a study from (ISC)2.

Companies, Universities Are Building 'Cyber Talent Hub'
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Companies, Universities Are Building 'Cyber Talent Hub'

Cybersecurity companies, investors, and universities are collaborating to build a platform that aims to bolster the cyber talent pool by connecting students with...

Cyber Chiefs Try New Tricks to Attract Talent
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Cyber Chiefs Try New Tricks to Attract Talent

Cybersecurity and risk executives are using non-traditional means to attract talent, including seeking candidates without degrees or technology backgrounds.

Visa Ban Hurts Innovation Edge, U.S. Universities Say
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Visa Ban Hurts Innovation Edge, U.S. Universities Say

Toughened visa requirements for Chinese graduate students and postgraduate researchers are squeezing the flow of talent to U.S. universities.

Driverless Cars Set to Race at Indy Speedway
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Driverless Cars Set to Race at Indy Speedway

More than three dozen universities from around the world have signed up for the Indy Autonomous Challenge, a race to be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

Large Tech Companies Hunt for Talent
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Large Tech Companies Hunt for Talent

The pandemic has large companies scooping up software engineers, designers, and other skilled workers who until recently gravitated to smaller upstarts.

Tech Firms Send Employees Into New York Classrooms
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Tech Firms Send Employees Into New York Classrooms

New York City tech companies are hungry for new hires, with some even sending their own workers into college classrooms to make sure students have the skills they...

Amazon Retrains More of Its Staff For Digital Future
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Amazon Retrains More of Its Staff For Digital Future

Amazon is in the midst of retraining a third of its U.S. workforce to prepare for new types of work. One of the challenges, management experts say, is determining...

China's Efforts to Lead the Way in AI Start in Its Classrooms
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China's Efforts to Lead the Way in AI Start in Its Classrooms

A growing number of classrooms in China are equipped with artificial-intelligence cameras and brain-wave trackers. Many parents and teachers see them as tools to...

The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot
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The Next Hot Job: Pretending to Be a Robot

The proliferation of not-yet-autonomous technologies is driving a tiny but growing need for human robot-minders.

Interns' Job Prospects Constrained by Noncompete Agreements
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Interns' Job Prospects Constrained by Noncompete Agreements

Increasingly interns are being asked to sign noncompete, nondisclosure, and forced arbitration agreements that critics argue hamper young people's job opportunities...

Videogame Skills Score With Employers
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Videogame Skills Score With Employers

Once associated with antisocial behavior or immaturity, gaming savvy now translates into welcome workplace capabilities.

American Entrepreneurs Who Flocked to China Are Heading Home, Disillusioned
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American Entrepreneurs Who Flocked to China Are Heading Home, Disillusioned

Fifteen years ago in California, a tall technology geek named Steve Mushero started writing a book that predicted the American dream might soon "be found only in...

In Facebook's Effort to Fight Fake News, Human Fact-Checkers Struggle to Keep ­p
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In Facebook's Effort to Fight Fake News, Human Fact-Checkers Struggle to Keep ­p

At Facebook Inc. headquarters in Silicon Valley this week, engineers and researchers huddled around computers in a newly configured "war room" to fight misinformation...

Targeting China, Trump Threatens Student Visas. That Would Hit a Big ­.S. Export
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Targeting China, Trump Threatens Student Visas. That Would Hit a Big ­.S. Export

The Trump administration's proposed crackdown on China's trade practices could hit one sector where the U.S. runs a big trade surplus: higher education.

Want to Raise a Tech Entrepreneur? Give Your Child These Chores.
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Want to Raise a Tech Entrepreneur? Give Your Child These Chores.

Many families introduce their children to the world of work before they bring up the idea of entrepreneurship. But you don't need to limit your children’s earning...

Is the Tech Bubble Popping? Ping Pong Offers an Answer
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Is the Tech Bubble Popping? Ping Pong Offers an Answer

Twitter's gloomy quarterly report last week unsettled investors. They might have anticipated trouble more than a year ago had they noticed one key indicator.

Computers That Crush Humans at Games Might Have Met Their Match: 'starcraft'
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Computers That Crush Humans at Games Might Have Met Their Match: 'starcraft'

Humanity has fallen to artificial intelligence in checkers, chess, and, last month, Go, the complex ancient Chinese board game.

Play This Game and Win a Job!
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Play This Game and Win a Job!

Last fall, Barclays PLC began testing a new tool for attracting young job applicants: a mobile video game.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist
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Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

Sarah Parcak can see looting at ancient sites—from space.
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