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Red Hat CEO: Today's IT department is in a fight for its life

The word smooshes up the IT terms "development" (meaning writing software) and "operations" (meaning maintaining software and all the tech needed to run it).<p>"Devops is all about how do things faster," Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells Business Insider. It's the IT department's version of Facebook's …

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9 reasons why iPhones are better than Android phones

But if you're having trouble deciding between iPhone and Android, here are some ways the iPhone trumps Android.

Tim Cook

A Passion for Now: How 10 Minutes Will Improve Your Work and Your Life

It can be difficult to slow down and focus on the present moment, but more companies are making it a priority for their employees. Here's why you should too.<p>There's only one thing that we all have in common: No matter our social status, job, emotional state, or geographical location, we are all …

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

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Transforming The Conversation On Women In Computer Science

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Alison Derbenwick Miller is the vice president of Oracle Academy where she and her team work to advance computer science education by driving student interest and skill development – regardless of gender or socioeconomic background – to help cultivate the next generation of technology</i> …

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

As researchers who have spent more than 20 years studying professional women, we have watched with interest the recent surge in attention paid to women’s careers, work-family conflict, and the gender gap in leadership. Among the most visible contributions to this public conversation have been …

SurveyMonkey is worth $2 billion after new $250 million fundraising round

SurveyMonkey, the online survey platform, raised $250 million in equity financing, making the company worth close to $2 billion.<p>The funding will help …