There are reservations within the University of California system about a plan to move IT work offshore and lay off employees.
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In Minnesota, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump added IBM to the list of companies he criticizes for moving jobs offshore.
This week, plaintiffs filed a motion seeking class-action certification from 2009, and say the potential pool of people may be as large as 125,000.
The layoff affects more than 500 IT workers in the infrastructure team at Health Care Service Corp.
The mining industry is primed for automation. It's capital intensive, buys expensive equipment and pays relatively well.
The cybersecurity attack that relied on connected devices, or the Internet of Things, was serious, unusual and historic.
Gates, also a former U.S. Secretary of Defense, also regaled the IT audience at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo with tales of old tech, including helicopter pilots having to grab film capsules before they hit the ground.
People seeking leadership roles in business, or even those in search of funding for a start-up, may volunteer their DNA test results to demonstrate that they have the right aptitude, leadership capabilities and intelligence for the job.
One Gartner analyst called Cortana "Big Brother" combined with productivity, and asked some pointed questions about Microsoft's intentions.
Mention artificial intelligence and a discussion about the robot wipeout of humankind is sure to follow. But it's also a technology that businesses will increasingly trust in decision-making, Gartner analysts said at the research firm's annual Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando.
A lawsuit alleging discrimination based on national origin may be filed in the next month.
A University of California IT employee whose job is being outsourced recently asked Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help. Her response didn't offer much hope.
An age discrimination lawsuit against Google was approved as a '"collective action" by a federal court judge, allowing software engineers, age 40 or over, who were rejected for jobs at Google since August 2014, and after an in-person interview, will be able to join the lawsuit.
If a summary judgment is granted within the next couple of months, the lottery could end -- the plaintiffs hope -- as early as next year.
Clinton and Trump are as divided as night and day on H-1B reforms. One issue, perhaps, is Clinton's base of support in Silicon Valley.