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New Mac Mini meets lukewarm reception

The newly unveiled Apple Mac Mini is meeting a lukewarm response from existing users--as well as a raft of complaints on its repairability, upgradability.

Why legacy modernization projects fail

Legacy modernization projects often fail due to the large number of unknowns and lack of organizational capability. Deanne Wertin offers her advice on how CIOs can successfully deliver on the ideas and commitments being made.

Apple releases mega update to resolve security flaws across multiple products

Apple has released a mega security update that affects multiple products including the OS X operating system, OS X Server and iTunes.

Developing automation experts internally

The DevOps environment requires a new breed of technologist says Nathen Harvey: one that spans developer and operations functions and aligns closely with the C-suite: the automation expert. He offers advice on how CIOs can find and develop this key talent within the existing organization.

Expect to pay solid, but realistic, IT salaries heading into 2015

There has been some disagreement in recent salary surveys on what the year ahead holds on the salary front. FierceCIO spoke with Jack Cullen, president of the IT staffing firm Modic, about its recent 2015 Salary Guide and what IT managers should expect.

Newly uncovered security weakness could let hackers hide malicious Android app within another app

Security researchers last week demonstrated how a newly uncovered security weakness could allow a malicious Android app to be embedded within another app to avoid detection.

Do you want fries with that iPhone?

Soon you you'll be able to buy McDonald's fries--and the rest of their food--with your Apple iPhone 6, 6 plus or Apple Watch, thanks to Apple Pay.

New Dice study reveals where IT pros most want to work

California has emerged as the place IT workers would most like to live and work, according to a new study by staffing web site Dice, which looked at which markets draw the most out-of-state applicants.

Apple offers relatively minor update with iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Apple takes the wraps off a slimmer iPad Air 2, and the iPad mini 3 with a 128GB storage option.

Expect the POODLE vulnerability to stay with us for some time

A recently discovered security weakness in the obsolete SSL 3.0 standard may stay with us for some time yet.

Bankers Association steps up educational efforts on identity theft

The financial services industry remains among the most heavily targeted for cybercrime. As a result, the American Bankers Assocation has released a series of tips for consumers aimed at helping them thwart identity theft.

Oracle the latest tech firm hit with wage-theft suit

The Silicon Valley wage suit picture got further complicated this week, with word that a former employee of Oracle has sued the company for allegedly conspiring with Google to prevent the hiring of certain IT professionals from each other.

Facebook doubles the reward for reporting ad-related bugs

Facebook has announced that it is doubling the cash award that it is paying for security bugs that researchers find in its ad code.

Google unveils Nexus 6 phablet, Nexus 9 tablet

Google takes the wraps off its iteration of Android devices with a new tablet and a phablet.

Apple, Facebook offer to freeze female workers' eggs--Workforce expert says, 'Good call'

In the wake of Apple and Facebook announcing that they are willing to pay for female employees to freeze their eggs, a prominent business professor comments that the move is creative and forward-thinking on the one hand, but rife with publicity risk on the other.