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Whether or not your startup is helmed by someone with a heart full of passion and a head full of ideas, at the end of the day it needs employees if it’s going to stay afloat. And the quality of those employees – together with whether or not they’re actually invested in the business – […]

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Last December, Verizon announced the first successful deployment of a 200g connection between New York and Boston. This connection, first tested in a field trial back in 2013, saw the carrier effectively double the capacity of a fiber, both reducing the cost per bit and doubling the efficiency of network traffic when compared against current […]

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A roundup of the best Big Data, SysAdmin, & Startup / Small Business content from September. The new iPhone is here! And you can get it in rose gold! If you didn’t get caught up in iPhone-mania, there was also a kid getting arrested for bringing a clock he built to school. But don’t worry, […]

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In IT, there was a time when it was enough to show a hiring manager that you knew your way around a network – that you had the requisite knowledge to be an administrator. That is no longer the case. Certifications are now more important than ever, both to the hiring process and the workplace. […]

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A roundup of the best Big Data, SysAdmin, & Startup / Small Business content from August. Cars are getting hacked, Netscape turns 20, and Google becomes ABC? It’s certainly been an interesting month, but before you spend all your time scouring the Internet for the latest rumors of what’s coming at Apple’s big event in […]

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Move over, Silicon Valley. New York isn’t ready to be counted out just yet. Quite the contrary, business in the booming metropolis has never been better – especially if you’re working in the tech industry. “New York has been the fastest-growing technology startup ecosystem in the United States over the past two years, and currently […]

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I like to think that the length of time an organization’s been at the top of its field is proportional to the likelihood that someone within the company’s going to say something stupid. Look, for example, at a recent blog post by Oracle’s Chief Security Officer, Mary Ann Davidson. Titled “No, You Really Can’t,” the […]

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No matter what way you swing it, the tech industry has a problem with women. From Silicon Valley’s “Dave Rule” to Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe’s lawsuit against the company for sexual harassment, the news media is rife with stories of sexism and discrimination. It’s no surprise, then, that women still feel generally unwelcome in tech […]

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A roundup of the best Big Data, SysAdmin, & Startup / Small Business content from July. We hope you had a great 4th of July! We’ve now reached the halfway point of 2015 and companies are starting to look towards 2016 and beyond already. New technologies are being announced every day as the seemingly impossible […]

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The eCommerce market has seen better days. From the high-profile crash of fab.com towards the beginning of 2013 to the move by many eCommerce brands to embrace traditional brick-and-mortar retail, the industry seems very much to be on the decline. On one hand, that’s not entirely surprising. “The challenge with e-commerce is the customers,” writes […]

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