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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Recruit Better Tech Talent

Is your company using social media to its full potential when it comes to finding new employees? Your competition probably is.

A whopping 93 percent of the 1,855 recruiting pros surveyed in Jobvite's 2014 Social Recruiting Survey use or plan to use social media in their recruiting efforts.

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8 ways Lollipop 5.0 reinvents Android

Enhanced security, improved architecture, extensive APIs -- bold changes make Android 5.0 better for business

How Apple's new patent could keep your phone's screen from shattering

Gorilla Glass 4 is designed to prevent smartphone screens from shattering on impact

New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

The company is also unveiling cloud-based virtual desktops for mobile devices


Techworld 2014 round-up: The year the UK took a step closer to Silicon Valley

As investment pours into UK tech startups, an increasing number of them are scaling to IPO-size

Edinburgh scale-up FanDuel rejected by 80+ investors on way to becoming $1bn firm

FanDuel is headquartered in NYC but does the majority of its development in Edinburgh

Here East: The UK's largest tech centre being quietly developed in London's Olympic Park

As Shoreditch rents increase, a new tech playground is spawning


NoSQL takes the database market by storm

The NoSQL database market is a small but increasingly important segment of the database market, and it's giving SQL database vendors a scare

Hadoop successor sparks a data analysis evolution

2015 could be the year for Apache Spark

Microsoft pitches Windows for Internet of Things to maker community

Microsoft has started shipping a Galileo board with custom Windows firmware


How Microsoft sees the connected car

Gesture control and gamification aren't the only things we can expect from Microsoft's in-car ideas

Hull Trains WiFi project recognised at Techworld Awards

First Group hopes Techword Awards-winning free WiFi project can be rolled out across other rail networks

Cisco exec: Turnover in engineering no problem

Engineering reorganisation aims to streamline product development and delivery to customers, says EVP Pankaj Patel.


Cloud giants do battle backed by distinctly different partner networks

Which of the big three public IaaS cloud providers - Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft leads teh way?

How to get more out of your virtualised and cloud environments

Virtualisation has brought great efficiencies to IT, but has created new challenges/new opportunities to save more.

What giant companies WON'T put in the cloud

Legacy investments and a reluctance to expose certain assets keep some enterprises from moving more to the public cloud.


Drones, sensors and goals: How technology is changing the ‘beautiful game’

Goal-line technology has finally arrived - as well as drones - but what other innovations will the future hold?

HP turns to 3D printing to revive flagging fortunes

Printer runs at least 10 times faster and costs half as much as existing machines, company claims

Adopting wearables: How to avoid the common legal pitfalls

The opportunities the new technology can bring to businesses far outweigh the risks


How to find the best password managers for PCs, Macs, and mobile devices

Government hacking or Heartbleed won't be held up by deploying a password manager but your life will be improved

Mike Lynch-backed Darktrace takes new approach to security

Monitors behaviour of people inside the network instead of trying to keep them out

How to figure out if a data breach is a hoax

Deloitte has published ways to figure out if an organization has really been breached


12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

The three largest VC deals of 2014 went to consumer-focused startups, other top investments went to enterpise focussed companies

Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise

Prototypes and simulations based on virtual reality can save companies millions.

How the Internet of Things is transforming law enforcement

From connected guns to wearables for canine units, the IoT is spurring change in the law enforcement field.


Google's expansion to cars and TVs will be powered by Android Studio apps

The company is hoping to convince developers to create multiscreen apps with new development environment

Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

It's using lithium-ion batteries, like those in electric cars, to replace lead-acid batteries for backup power

Microsoft endorses workaround for botched Windows patch KB 3000061

Two weeks after users offered a fix for the MS 14-058/KB 3000061 kernel mode driver installation problem, Microsoft confirms it works


Developers push rival to OpenStack cloud management platform

The Apache Cloudstack's marketing 'stinks' and needs to decide where it's heading

How to pick a CPU when buying servers

As your IT team looks to upgrade your computational and storage systems, be sure you understand the choices and tradeoffs you face regarding your server CPU options. Some of our recommendations may seem, well, counterintuitive

New molecules could bring super-dense, solid-state hard disk alternatives

Researchers have discovered a better way to store data in individual molecules

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