In this four part series, FierceCIO takes a look at the continual controversy surrounding the H-1B foreign worker program, including who gets the visas, who hires the workers, and what the impacts are on the technology workforce in the U.S.
With a worldwide operation, complicated supply chains and retail outfits on top of manufacturing responsibilities, getting product to the buyer is not as easy as Adidas makes it seem. But using a data mining and loss prevention program powered by Oracle MICROS XBRi, the company has harnessed its point-of-sale data to cut down on preventable losses and build a leaner business.
With any burgeoning industry segment comes jobs, and that's true for the world of digital currency. The sector is booming. Check out the three stories in our series to find out what kind of background makes the best digital currency professional, what kinds of businesses are hiring and what kind of demand there is for digital currency pros. Click here to read the FierceCIO special report
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The RSA Conference has written a new dress code.
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In a Washington Post op-ed, Apple CEO Tim Cook argued against a state's ability to "enshrine discrimination" through religious freedom laws.
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The worldwide energy industry is being targeted by a trojan that conducts reconnaissance of compromised computers, according to security researchers at Symantec.