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Opinion: Can IT survive?

If you’ve ever worked at a business with at least 20 employees, you’ve undoubtedly run into “them”—the oft-dreaded, generally misunderstood, secretly sneered at (though sometimes revered) IT department. The goal of Information Technology (IT) professionals, of course, is to provide…

IOT will drive technology outside of IT

For the last several decades, the locus of technological power and control within businesses has resided in the IT department. IT has bought and managed the technology that people use on their desks, as well as hardware and software that…

Will your hardware startup make money?

We talk to lots of founders who underestimate how hard it is to make money selling consumer hardware, especially on their first production run. If your product costs $30 to produce and you sell it for $99, you make money, right? Not so fast.

Dell's Chromebook 13 takes aim at the workplace

Chromebooks have gained more traction than most probably expected, a trend that Google is hoping will carry over to the workplace. The latest entry in its enterprise push comes from Dell in the form of the Chromebook 13.

BlackBerry announces further job cuts amidst restructuring

BlackBerry recently announced plans to lay off an undisclosed number of employees in its device business, the arm responsible for developing smartphone software and applications. The cuts are part of the company’s overall goal to reignite growth by boosting sales…