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The Glass Screen: Gender Equality in Information Technology
By Gloria Martinez, special to HardBoiled | Forget the glass ceiling in the gender equality discussion. Today’s women have another invisible barrier to shatter: the glass screen of the information technology industry. Women in the US account for less than a quarter of all IT workers according to a Deloitte survey. This is on par with other countries worldwide, and has undergone a slow decline over two decades.Read more
Keep Cloud Costs at Bay with Hybrid Storage
The cost of cloud computing is sneaky, yet it’s understood as the de facto way to start building IT infrastructure for many startups. It’s fast, ...Read more
Linxup: Low-Cost Truck GPS Tracker for New FMCSA Rules
Telematics, the use of GPS-based electronic logging devices (ELDs) to monitor activity for working vehicles, is squarely front and center for the fleet management industry. New federal rules make ELDs the law for commercial carriers in 2017.Read more
How to Get a Commercial Drone License ASAP
Interested in procuring a commercial drone license for flying your multi-rotor in a professional capacity? The market for commercial UAS operation is booming in both the public ...Read more
Networking the Smart Office That Millennials Demand
What’s better for the company? Smart people or a smart office? One study shows you’d be hard pressed to get one without the other. Technology-obsessed ...Read more
No, Really—Here Comes the Internet of Things, Ready or Not
Yes, the Internet of Things, or IoT for short, is definitely still a tech marketing buzzword. But it’s clearly not a fad. The data does ...Read more
Why is Intel cutting jobs when they crush the desktop CPU market?
Reports that Intel is slashing 12,000 jobs—11 percent of its workforce—might surprise PC enthusiasts and someone like me who sells Intel desktop CPUs. I associate Intel with the ...Read more
Editor’s Picks: NeweggBusiness & Newegg CyberWeek Wednesday Deals
For many electronics retailers, Cyber Monday extends throughout the entire week. There are over 1,100 deals happening on Newegg and NeweggBusiness that are launching on ...Read more
PC Building: Jumping the Gap from Hobbyist to Professional
Designing and building custom PCs has been a popular hobby for decades, an activity that traces its roots to the very beginnings of personal computing ...Read more
B2B E-Commerce: Shop with a Phone, Buy with a Desktop?
One of the biggest questions for any e-commerce retailer is to find out how customers are shopping. Namely, how do customers use a company’s website ...Read more
Best of Computex 2015: Five Trends to Care About
Computex Taipei, the biggest technology tradeshow in Taiwan, wraps up today after a week of keynotes and tech reveals. This year’s show focused heavily on ...Read more
Will the Personal Transporter Work for IT?
In his 1940 science fiction short story, The Roads Must Roll, Robert Heinlein described a personal transporter tool called the Tumblebug. It was a motorized ...Read more
What Can Businesses Do About NSA Spyware? Stay Calm and Advocate!
A report by Russian security expert Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the popular Kaspersky Labs antivirus software, warns it has found spyware in the hard disk drive firmware of nearly ...Read more
Believe It: BlackBerry Is Still Relevant
Reports that Samsung and BlackBerry were engaged in buyout talks were enough to send stock prices on a roller coaster ride in recent days. Even ...Read more
Towards a Green Data Center and Devices
There have been great strides toward environmentally sustainable servers and a green data center. Early computing systems were not designed to be environmentally sustainable—it was ...Read more