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Are your tweets, likes and pins certified?

Is it time to enroll in Facebook 101? Social media management firm Hootsuite launches a new business training program.

Red Hat releases Enterprise Linux 7

The software giant's first new version of its popular Linux distribution since 2010 goes to market.

CertMaster, MeasureUp and the trend in online certification training

New study tools are bringing the convenience and adaptability of online learning to the certification world.

May employment numbers show continued improvement

Employment continues to grow more slowly than economists and ordinary folks might like, ampoule but there are some interesting highlights for IT workers.

ISACA appoints new CEO

Top industry organization announces new executive leadership; switch to happen Sept. 1.

Interview: CompTIA Cloud Essentials

Cloud computing is a vital part of IT's long-range forecast. For those just pulling out an umbrella, CompTIA's Cloud Essentials cert can help you get your head in the cloud.

Microsoft Training and Certification Guide now available

Microsoft Learning offers an all-in-one overview of its certification program through a handy new app.

Formal ICT apprenticeship programs: Why not in the USA?

Could info tech apprenticeships enhance technology education (and build a better tech workforce) in the United States?

Interview: Martin Duggan, Author of CCIE Routing and Switching v5.0 Configuration Practice Labs

The guy who wrote the book on how to nail the Cisco CCIE lab exam discusses what it takes to earn the coveted credential.

Getting your foot in the Info Tech door

Patience (and practice) makes perfect. Take these small steps to start your career in networking or programming.

Where have all the IT jobs gone?

Overall U.S. employment numbers are improving, anesthetist but IT hiring appears to be moving in the opposite direction. What gives?

Big headlines herald big changes for CompTIA

The certification industry giant is making waves with a trio of major announcements.

Get a leg up on college studies and IT careers while still in high school

Diligent high school students can get a big jump on their college careers by mixing college courswork — including IT classes and certs — into their junior and senior class studies.

New release of Windows means new MCSA exams

Microsoft keeps pace with the ever-evolving world of Windows by updating its MCSA exams.

U.S. job growth still slow, but IT outlook improving

The U.S. unemployment picture continues to be a mix of positives and negatives, site but there is a ray of IT sunshine.

Do-it-yourself certification practice: Make your own real or virtual lab

Think — and practice — outside the box by creating a home lab to prepare for certification testing.