Thursday, November 22, 2012

FCC faces challenges in and out of court on broadband issues


Friday, November 16, 2012

IT pay to increase 5.3% in 2013


  • IT pay to increase 5.3% in 2013, staffing firm says
    Next year is expected to bring healthy salary increases for IT workers, including 9% and 7.9% raises for mobile-application developers and wireless network engineers, according to data from Robert Half Technology. Compensation is predicted to increase by an average of 5.3% in 2013, the staffing firm said. Network World

Monday, November 12, 2012

Microsoft aims for SQL Server to get in-memory


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Sandy prompts DHS call for action on cybersecurity


  • Sandy prompts DHS call for action on cybersecurity
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is calling for the formation of a special reserve of computer experts to help protect the nation from cyberattack. Napolitano noted that the power infrastructure could be brought down by attacks on control systems from hostile nations or terrorists or from severe storms. "If you think that a critical systems attack that takes down a utility even for a few hours is not serious, just look at what is happening now that Mother Nature has taken out those utilities," she said in reference to Hurricane Sandy and its remnants

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