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  • CA Technologies CEO: Doing what the customer needs

    William McCracken took over as chief executive officer of CA Technologies close to two years ago and in that time has engineered a series of organizational changes and acquisitions aimed at improving the company's perception among buyers and broadening its reach into new areas of technology and new customer segments.

  • Robots are taking mid-level jobs, changing the economy

    Cambridge, Massachusetts: Computers and robots will replace humans in enough jobs that they will dramatically change the economy, said industry watchers and MIT economists at a robotics symposium Monday. And, they said, the transition has already started.

  • Gartner's Top 10 IT challenges include exiting baby boomers, Big Data

    ORLANDO -- In Gartner's list of the top 10 trends in IT infrastructure and operations are <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9220965/Machines_make_better_decisions_than_humans_says_Gartner">multiple threats</a> and <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9220914/Expecting_a_recession_Gartner_urges_creative_destruction_">opportunities</a> for data center operations.

  • Steve Jobs' resignation 'end of an era'

    Steve Jobs announced Wednesday that he is resigning as Apple CEO. Steve Jobs' resignation Wednesday as the CEO of Apple will not disrupt the company's product plans in the short-term, but could dull its ability to dazzle consumers down the road, according to one analyst.

  • Sprint CEO says AT&T takeover would stifle innovation

    ORLANDO -- Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said Tuesday that the proposed <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9214822/AT_T_s_takeover_of_T_Mobile_creates_largest_U.S._carrier">$39 billion AT&amp;T takeover</a> of T-Mobile USA would "stifle innovation and put too much power in the hands of just two carriers."

  • Egypt 'Net Shutdown: Wake-up Call for CIOs

    Egypt's <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9207938/Blocking_Internet_cost_Egypt_at_least_90M_says_OECD">crackdown on Internet use</a> use amid huge anti-government protests should serve as a warning that CIOs around the world must create contingency plans to deal with the potential shutdown of critical infrastructure.

  • Five questions for IT from CES

    Didn't send anyone to CES? You probably should have. As I wrote last April, the Consumer Electronics Show may have "consumer" in its name, but it is more and more a place for IT to keep up to date with what will be happening in their companies soon. That's because users are increasingly having their say when it comes to the technologies they use.

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