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15 most powerful OpenStack companies
OpenStack at its core is an open source project - it's free code. But what makes OpenStack come alive are the vendors that have contributed to make that raw code and then turned it into a product businesses can use. Read More


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Apple Mavericks: The good, the bad, the upgrade
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Ex-Cisco CEO reflects, looks ahead on 25 years of Networkers
John Morgridge was Cisco's first CEO. He took the company public and presided over its growth until John Chambers took over as CEO in 1995. On the 25th anniversary of the Networker's user conference this week, Morgridge, 80, reflects on the past and looks ahead to the future as Cisco's Chairman Emeritus. Read More

Career Watch: How IT can be influential
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Facebook is building a Snapchat alternative called Slingshot
  Facebook is said to be building a video-messaging app to rival the Snapchat messaging service. Read More

U.S. to formally accuse Chinese military of hacking
U.S. officials later today will charge several individuals connected to China's military with hacking American firms, online reports said early Monday. Read More

7 possible reveals at Microsoft's Surface event
Microsoft stands poised to unveil the next chapter in the ambitious, yet tumultuous Surface saga on Tuesday, with a quote-unquote "small" Surface event in New York City. The date's concrete, but the details are murky. Just what is Microsoft going to unveil? The Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 were only launched in late October, after all. Read More

An H-1B cap hike would mean a grim future for workers
If Congress approves comprehensive immigration reform, it will likely more than double the cap on H-1B visas. What happens then sounds dystopian for workers. Read More

Why the FCC's net neutrality proposal is fundamentally dishonest
I'm hardly a networking engineer, but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out the FCC's new plan for net neutrality is fundamentally flawed. "Commercially reasonable" is a license to do whatever you want Read More

Windows XP's U.S. farewell tour to last most of '14
Last-minute moves by businesses to scrap Windows XP may have offset the continued free fall in consumer spending, but that gift from XP won't help the PC industry for long. Read More

Home routers: Broken windows to the world
For most people, a home router is their window to the world -- the World Wide Web. Read More

How to take the mystery out of Wi-Fi using performance management tools
  Many IT departments still treat Wi-Fi like a second-class infrastructure asset despite the cultural shift toward mobility. Perhaps the reluctance to embrace Wi-Fi with open arms is due to a lack of visibility. Read More

The Best Cities for Tech Startups
Are you searching for the best city to build your tech startup into a global super power? Or maybe you've dreamed of working for a startup with the obligatory catered lunches, ping pong tables, yoga rooms, and other perks these organizations use to attract and retain talent? Whatever the case, if a career with a tech startup is in your future then you may want to consider some of the locations on this list. Read More



Celebrating 25 years of Cisco Networkers

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