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Linux pros in demand by nearly everybody

A news jobs study from the Linux Foundation finds that demand for Linux professionals continues to far outpace the supply, and that nearly every IT manager wants them.

News Scan: SAP to cut 2,200 jobs; Malware continues to elude detection tools; More

The top news stories for March 6, 2015.

How IBM attracts, promotes and keeps women in tech

Less talk, more action. That seems to be the approach that's working at IBM for keeping and promoting women in its ranks. 

News Scan: Shadow IT critical to cloud success; New accreditation program offered for cloud vendors; More

The top news stories for March 5, 2015.

Target plans tech infusion while eliminating 'thousands' of jobs

Potentially hundreds of IT workers at Target Corp. are waiting to learn their fate, as the retail giant announced it would lay off "thousands" of workers under a $2 billion cost-saving plan.

News Scan: The H-1B visa celebrating 25 years; Even IT leaders doubting IT's strategic role; More

The top news stories for March 4, 2015.

Key IT certifications gain weight in tight salary climate

Several recent IT salary studies have suggested minimal salary growth for 2015, but top IT certifications continue to draw higher pay for the right individuals, and they are what convince many hiring managers to open the purse strings.

News Scan: Silicon Valley wage suit settlement could be $415 million; New warning: Your security incident has happened; More

The top news stories for March 3, 2015.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wants meetings to be made up of at least 30 percent women

Marc Benioff wants all of Salesforce's meetings to be made up of at least a third, and hopefully half, women, he noted at the second-annual  Lesbians Who Tech summit in San Francisco on February 27.

IT hiring challenges will continue in 2015

CIOs and IT hiring managers arre resigned to facing another year of challenges in 2015 when it comes to filling job openings in their IT staff, writes CompTIA president and CEO Todd Thibodeaux.