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  • With H-1B visa, diversity doesn't apply

    Apple says workforce diversity "inspires creativity and innovation," but one of Apple's major contractors, Infosys, is far from diverse.

    10 Aug. 15 20:06 Written by Patrick Thibodeau, Sharon Machlis
  • Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC) applications emerge as the tech stabilizes

    Perhaps the single-most significant standards based technological advancement in the field of unified communications over the past year has been the completion of Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC) standard and the appearance of several WebRTC based implementations.

    07 Aug. 15 06:54 Written by By Michael Frendo, EVP of Worldwide Engineering, Polycom
  • Could Facebook be your next phone company?

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    21 March 15 08:23 Written by By Dean Manzoori, Masergy VP for Unified Communications
  • How machine learning ate Microsoft

    At the Strata big data conference yesterday, Microsoft let the world know its Azure Machine Learning offering was generally available to developers. This may come as a surprise. Microsoft? Isn't machine learning the province of Google or Facebook or innumerable hot startups?

    20 Feb. 15 02:27 Written by Mary Branscombe
  • 5 keys to successful SIP implementation

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    18 Feb. 15 01:39 Written by By Christopher Smith, VP of enterprise communications and unified communications, Level 3
  • So Cal Edison's path to the center of the H-1B debate

    Southern California Edison was known for good pay and benefits before it began laying off IT workers and <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2879083/southern-california-edison-it-workers-beyond-furious-over-h-1b-replacements.html">replacing them with H-1B visa holders</a>.

    13 Feb. 15 07:46 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Displaced IT workers are being silenced

    A major problem with the H-1B debate is the absence of displaced IT workers in news media accounts. Much of the reporting is one-sided -- and there's a reason for this.

    05 Dec. 14 09:29 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Room to grow: Tips for data center capacity planning

    Capacity planning needs to provide answers to two questions: What are you going to need to buy in the coming year? And when are you going to need to buy it?

    14 Nov. 14 05:59 Written by Thomas A. Limoncelli, Strata R. Chalup and Christina J. Hogan
  • Nokia's X phone line: What will Microsoft do with it?

    Will Microsoft hold on to Nokia's three new X phones on Android once the deal to buy Nokia is final in the coming weeks? Three analysts attending the Mobile World Congress gave three different perspectives.

    24 Feb. 14 17:46 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • IT hiring goes multimedia

    IT job seekers embrace social media, video and graphics to enhance their resumes and set themselves apart from other job applicants.

    04 Nov. 13 10:05 Written by Mary K. Pratt
  • Oracle OpenWorld: What to expect

    This year's Oracle OpenWorld conference is still a couple of months away, but the vendor has already provided an ample sneak peek into what's in store for attendees of the show.

    26 July 13 19:47 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • So, a comic walks into a tech convention

    Go to a technology event or corporate meeting these days and you're bound to hear from a guest speaker. It's often someone like a retired politician telling war stories, or a new-age management guru delivering a thinly veiled pitch for their latest book.

    10 July 13 20:51 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • The 3D TV fad is already over

    3D television programming may be out before it was ever in, according to industry analysts. In fact, the BBC just cancelled its 3D programming indefinitely.

    09 July 13 20:07 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • LTE makes headway on global roaming, speed and voice

    LTE is simultaneously being pushed forward on several fronts, and the result for users will be faster networks, better coverage and the ability to access networks while travelling abroad.

    28 June 13 10:37 Written by Mikael Ricknäs
  • Opinion: How do you manage your social networks?

    I recently decided, somewhat randomly, to experiment a bit more with social networking. I was on LinkedIn and at some point the service asked me if it could access my Gmail contact list.

    28 Jan. 13 15:18 Written by Mark Gibbs