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Pamela Rentz profiles the latest move by the White House in the battle against patent assertion entities, or the so-called patent trolls. The President announced five executive actions and recommended legislative measures for Congress.
If you think you’re awkward in social situations, some researchers at MIT may be able to help you. They’ve developed new software called MACH—My Automated Conversation coacH—that uses a digital face on a computer screen to let you practice conversing and gives you feedback about your interaction.
There are right and wrong ways to go about complaining at work. While the squeaky wheels may get the grease, people viewed as complainers limit their career advancement opportunities. To complain effectively, Naomi Karten says you should be calm, professional, and helpful. Read on for more tips.
China has overtaken the United States as home to the world’s fastest supercomputer. The new machine, dubbed Tianhe-2 (Milky Way-2), was created by China’s National University of Defense Technology and is expected to be up and running by the end of this year.
Job hunting is a complex project, and one way to manage it is to use personal kanban to organize your search. Johanna Rothman gives suggestions about how to create your kanban to make it work best for you, where you put your to-do's and call-backs about job offers, and executing iterations.
Google recently released an early access preview of its new Android Studio. The goal of this integrated development environment (IDE) is to advance the tools Android developers have at their disposal. Steve Vaughn explains the good and the bad of the new version.
Project teams must agree on and enforce a defect management process to prevent disagreements, indecision, and delay in delivering high quality software to users. By defining and enforcing a defect management workflow, teams can spend more time fixing defects.
Discover to Deliver—Agile Product Planning and Analysis, Ellen Gottesdiener's and Mary Gorman's book, is for software teams that are good at creating software but struggle to create the right value. The authors show techniques to help you adapt to the specific delivery method you're using.
Good news for tech-savvy animal lovers: Some smartphone apps can make it easier for you to keep your furry, four-legged friend healthy and safe. These apps can monitor your dog's or cat’s activity, tell you exactly where they are if they get lost, even feed them remotely—good for you and for them.
Those arguing for a loosening of immigration restrictions on foreign-born individuals just got a huge boost from Microsoft, Intel, and other tech industry giants. Why the sudden interest? Because there are jobs to be filled—lots of them, and American job seekers simply aren't making the grade.