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  • Lessons to be learned from a project nightmare

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is in the middle of an Oracle Financials implementation that has gone horribly wrong. Its experience should serve as a cautionary lesson for enterprises planning major projects.

  • Feds set to destroy H-1B records

    The U.S. has changed its H-1B record retention policy to the concern of people who study the visa's impact on the workforce and economy.

  • An H-1B whistleblower tries again for justice

    H-1B whistleblower Jay Palmer has filed a new complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor, alleging that senior executives at Infosys "retaliated against him by denying him work, bonuses and promotions and terminating him."

  • Microsoft rushes IE8 zero-day fix into next week's Patch Tuesday

    Microsoft today said it will issue 10 security updates next week, two rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including the zero-day bug that has been used by cyber criminals to poison "watering hole" websites in attacks aimed at U.S. government workers.

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  • Blowing the whistle without blowing your career

    Technology professionals are among today's most infamous whistleblowers. The list of those who have made headlines for exposing corporate or government skulduggery includes Shawn Carpenter, a network security analyst who blew the lid off a Chinese cyberespionage ring; Bradley (now Chelsea) Manning, who shared more than 250,000 classified State Department cables with WikiLeaks; and Edward Snowden, who leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance activities.

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