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Gulf Coast oil spill responders employ latest tech

Oil spill cleanup is largely a low-tech field, but there are an increasing number of new technologies being used in the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

By April 30, 2010


New LinkedIn button hooks up to job app tool

LinkedIn to launch job application tool that lets job seekers apply via LinkedIn profiles, according to GigaOM. "Apply with LinkedIn" could take some of the hassle out of the job hunt.

By June 1, 2011


Rumor: Widgets, better notifications headed to iOS 5

A new rumor suggests that as part of the next iOS release, Apple is overhauling its notifications service as well as adding widgets.

By May 27, 2011


Top fund manager: Ballmer must go

Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn sees Microsoft's CEO as "the biggest overhang on Microsoft's stock" and says it's time to let someone else take over.

By May 26, 2011


Study: Half of Facebook's walls enjoy profanity

A survey suggests that words you mightn't use at a royal dinner party are extremely prevalent all over the enthusiastic walls of Facebook.

By May 24, 2011


Tom West of 'Soul of a New Machine' dead at 71

West was the star of perhaps the best book ever written about project development. He also helped lead one of the key companies of the minicomputer, and then Unix, eras.

By May 21, 2011


Massachusetts agency says virus led to data breach

Qakbot virus may have grabbed sensitive data as people used computers on the network of state's unemployment offices.

By May 17, 2011


Blogger Bob--TSA's Internet mouthpiece (Q&A)

The U.S. government's most prominent and controversial spokesblogger answers questions from CNET about defending the Transportation Security Administration on the Internet.

By May 18, 2011


From grad school to plugging in to Google's cloud

Ben Wheeler took a gamble that grad school would pay off. After two years of a grueling engineering and MBA program, he'll be working at Google, where he'll apply his operations chops to cloud computing.

By May 11, 2011


SAS, Google top Fortune's best-employer list

Among the tech firms showing up on the publisher's newly released list of 100 best companies to work for are also Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Adobe Systems, and Intel.

By January 25, 2010