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One-In-Three Developers Fear A.i. Will Replace Them
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One-In-Three Developers Fear A.i. Will Replace Them

What keeps software developers up at night, other than coding? The fear that artificial intelligence systems can replace them, according to a new survey.

Two Dozen Disney It Workers Prepare to Sue Over Foreign Replacements
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Two Dozen Disney It Workers Prepare to Sue Over Foreign Replacements

At least 23 former Disney IT workers have filed complaints with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over the loss of their jobs to foreign...

Fury and Fear in Ohio as It Jobs Go to India
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Fury and Fear in Ohio as It Jobs Go to India

The IT workers at Cengage Learning in the company's Mason, Ohio, offices learned of their fates game-show style.

Degree-Free It: Can College-Skippers Thrive in Tech?
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Degree-Free It: Can College-Skippers Thrive in Tech?


10 Hottest It Skills For 2015
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10 Hottest It Skills For 2015

The pace of job growth in IT may be slowing down, but it's still moving at a strong clip.

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Why the ­.s. May Lose the Race to Exascale

In the global race to build the next generation of supercomputers—exascale—there is no guarantee the U.S. will finish first.

Should ­niversities Offer Cobol Classes?
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Should ­niversities Offer Cobol Classes?

Billions of lines of Cobol code are still in use at large businesses and in government agencies. However, Cobol is only taught as an elective at most universities...

Computer Science Enrollments Rise 29% in 2011-12
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Computer Science Enrollments Rise 29% in 2011-12

Enrollment in computer-related degree programs has risen for the fifth straight year, according to the Computing Research Association. The association called the...

Computer Science Enrollments Soared Last Year, Rising 30%
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Computer Science Enrollments Soared Last Year, Rising 30%

The number of new undergraduate computing majors in U.S. computer science departments increased more than 29 percent in 2012, marking the fifth straight year of...

Grad Schools Add Big-Data Degrees
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Grad Schools Add Big-Data Degrees

Master's degree programs in analytics emerge amid projections of a talent shortage — and in response to lobbying by big companies.

Big Data Brings Big Academic Opportunities
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Big Data Brings Big Academic Opportunities

Many colleges and universities are developing advanced degree programs in analytics to manage big data.  

Addressing Gender Imbalance in the It Industry: Kaylene O'brien
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Addressing Gender Imbalance in the It Industry: Kaylene O'brien

To address the gender imbalance in information technology, the industry needs to rid its "geeky kind of boy's job" image and better promote the diversity of IT...

Fla. ­niversity Writing New Computer Science Plan, Cites 'overwhelming' Backlash
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Fla. ­niversity Writing New Computer Science Plan, Cites 'overwhelming' Backlash

The University of Florida's recent plan to cut $1.7 million from the Computer and Information Science and Engineering department has been put on hold after students...

Building It Talent From the Ground ­p
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Building It Talent From the Ground ­p

Interest in technology, particularly consumer technology, is at an all-time-high among teenagers in Hong Kong. But that passion isn't encouraging students to pursue...

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Hire a Vet? It Says Yes

When President Obama challenged the private sector this past August to hire 100,000 unemployed veterans by the end of 2013, he shared the stage with companies...

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7 Key Skills New It Grads Are Lacking

Greg Taffet is scouting for talent. Taffet, the CIO of U.S. Gas & Electric Inc. in North Miami Beach, Fla., brought on four new staffers in the past six months...

How ­niversities Will Produce the Next Generation of Ict Stars
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How ­niversities Will Produce the Next Generation of Ict Stars

The dot-com bust of the early 2000s had a devastating effect on the number of students enrolling in college ICT programs. It has taken almost a decade to recover...

How Are Students Learning Programming in a Post-Basic World?
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How Are Students Learning Programming in a Post-Basic World?

Since the Basic programming language has faded into obscurity, there is no single lingua franca across the entire PC user community to function as a default starter...

States With the Most Open Tech Jobs
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States With the Most Open Tech Jobs

Job site Dice.com recently found that 18 states and Washington, D.C., have fewer computer-related graduates than open tech jobs. In California, the number of...

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Computer Science Enrollments Rebound, ­p 10% Last Fall

Computer science enrollments increased for the third consecutive year at Ph.D.-granting institutions, are up 10 percent from a year ago, but are still below the...
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