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Slack and AltspaceVR team up so you can hold meetings in VR

In what could prove to be the most entertaining Slack integration since the /giphy command, teams can now hold meetings in virtual reality through a Slack partnership with AltspaceVR.

USAA is using bots to help its 11.4M customers, but wants to keep the human touch

USAA, a financial services firm for 11.4 million military members and their families, has plans to employ bots to help automate financial transactions, CIO reported. USAA's efforts in building up this tech underscore the importance of having bots feel more human and less robotic.

OpenStack certification exam now available through the training marketplace

OpenStack has released a certification exam for OpenStack administrators. If you're looking to advance your career, certifications like this are helpful to aid in proving skills and setting your resumé apart. 

Dell could face 10% interest on junk bonds to fund EMC acquisition

Dell's acquisition of EMC is doing more than raising eyebrows these days, with many concerned about the amount of debt Dell will find itself in once the deal is done.

Google aims to keep startups close to home with new startup incubator, dubbed Area 120

Google is creating a startup incubator in an effort to keep employees from quitting to start their own companies, sources told The Information.  

Spotlight: Site that aims to help folks launch tech careers raises $5M in Series A

The company offers online courses in technology with the aim of helping folks build a tech career.

IT salaries aren't keeping up with job demands, but IT pros feel the financial future is bright

While IT salaries are rising, many IT pros don't feel that rise is rapid enough to keep up with job demands. Still, pay is rising, and the IT career outlook is overall rosy, according to a recent survey.

Microsoft aims to help IT pros get started in cloud, build a career around cloud skills

Microsoft has released two programs aimed at helping IT professionals struggling with the rush to cloud computing: How to get started with cloud and how to advance a career using cloud.

As Intel restructures, tablets could be shown the door

As Intel restructures, it has begun distancing itself from basic tablets, a move reminiscent of its quick jump back from netbooks nearly a decade ago.  

Intel restructure looks beyond PCs, could drop up to 12,000 employees

Intel announced a rather large restructuring which would move the company away from being PC-focused, and could come with job cuts potentially totalling up to 12,000 positions globally.