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The Sorta Cool New Feature on Your Gmail and How to Swing It

Your Gmail now has a rare and precious black magic that lets your suck back e-mails that you didn't really intend to send. OK, fine, it doesn't really do that. But it is kind of a cool new feature.

Survey Says: Red Hat Points to Trends in IT Mobility Hiring

Want to know where you should be looking for your next IT job? Red Hat says mobility is on the move, discount with hiring for this vital IT specialization expected to boom in the next couple of years.

Making the Leap from IT Education to IT Employment

Getting a degree or diploma, and augmenting that with a certification or two, doesn't automatically ensure you a full-time job in IT. What are the career tools required to successfully thrive in the workforce?

Drive-By Downloads Pose New and Dangerous Cyberthreat

Do you keep your cyber-protection software updated? Just when you thought it was safe to surf the web, sick the spread of drive-by downloads is making it harder than ever to keep your system secure.

Dragon's Den at CompTIA ChannelCon: Five Will Enter, One Gets the Prize

CompTIA to liven things up at annual IT business bash by throwing fistful of tech entrepreneurs to the dragons. Cash prize at stake for whoever emerges least scathed.

What's the Big Deal About BYOD?

Some workplaces are about as friendly to your phone or laptop as the Mos Eisley cantina was to R2 and 3PO in Star Wars. Others wonder: Why make a stink about using personal devices to do work stuff at the office?

Oracle Highlights Certification Path for IT Pros Interested in DBaaS

With the cloud-driven -aaS market extending into the database realm, nurse Oracle Certification says now is the time for IT pros to brush up their database certs in anticipation of the new trend.

Blaze Your Trail to IT Accomplishment with Newly Updated Certification Success e-Book

Now in its 18th year of providing IT certification guidance since an initial publication by now-defunct Coriolis Group Books, Ed Tittel's IT Certification Success is a valuable resource for certification tips and tools.

Your Career as a Service: Cloud Computing Continues to Loom Over the IT Landscape

Is your head in the Cloud? As cloud computing continues to dominate the hiring climate in IT, prostate we take a look at the core (Computing Technology)aaS offerings that drive the market.

The Top 5 Microsoft Certifications

Microsoft has a huge presence in the IT certification realm, nurse and many, view many certifications available. Which of all of them, however, are the ones most likely to get your resume to the top of the stack?

CompTIA Reports Backward Tick in IT Business Confidence

Economic recovery in the United States has been slow but steady for several years. Yet a new report from CompTIA suggests that IT businesses are wavering in their view of the current economic climate.

Online, Proctored Cert Testing for Microsoft MCP and MTA Credentials Now Available in More than 40 Countries

It started slowly, but Microsoft's move into the realm of test-from-home, online certification exams is quickly picking up steam. If your country is not on the list yet, change could happen soon.

Sweet Certification Savings Available to Microsoft Partner Network Members

Microsoft Learning is offering enterprise and educational partners a two-for-one on certification exam vouchers. If your organization has people who need certification, then don't hesitate to act.

Is Software-Defined Networking Right for Your IT Career?

A computer network is a plug-and-play proposition for many people. Software-Defined Networking changes the game for businesses, capsule offering high levels of network flexibility and programmability.

Please Bear with Google: Oddball New Patent Raises Questions

Lots of companies hold patents on technologies that they never actually develop into anything. But does Google really need a patent on a fiendish, brand viagra online unnatural teddy bear?

As IPv4 Runs Out, Free Certification Points the Way to IPv6

Just like some countries still haven't switched to metric, the entire IT community has dragged its feet on the changeover from IPv4 to IPv6. One potential solution: free certification!