15 Google+ Users You Should Add to Your Circles

Google+ is in its early days, but here’s a list of early-adopters and thought leaders that you should be paying attention to on Google’s new social network. It hasn’t even been a month since Google launched Google+, and the social network has already been popular. CEO Larry Page said last …

Comptia touts IT career passport

Certification body Comptia has suggested that a single qualifications database across all IT certifications is the answer to reducing abuses of the existing system. The company has set up Career ID, which offers a single reference number for candidates who take IT exams, and a one-stop shop for prospective employers …

CompTIA certification exams being beefed up

The updated entry-level exam will test more on IT security, interpersonal skills The entry-level CompTIA A+ IT certification exams are bring updated to help ensure that future IT workers have a broader background in basic IT security and improved interpersonal communications skills with IT users.   Best comptia A+ Training, …

CompTIA creates council to address decline of women in IT

National Center for Women & IT says 25% of U.S. IT pros in 2009 were women, down from 36% eight years earlier Computerworld – To address a rapidly dwindling number of women in IT, the CompTIA Educational Foundation last week created the Women in Information Technology Council and charged it …

Still Awesome After All These Years: 8 Excellent Free Downloads

Wine gets better with age. Men get more distinguished looking (or so my wife tells me). Even some cars seem to improve as time passes (I’m looking at you, 1965 Mustang). But there’s nothing glamorous about old software apps, which just get less and less useful the older they get–right? …

EU’s Antitrust Case Against Microsoft Could Mean Endless ‘Crapware’ on PCs

The European Union’s antitrust case against Microsoft Corp. over Internet Explorer could be a nightmare for small- and medium-sized computer makers and set a dangerous precedent, a longtime trade group ally of Microsoft said. Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com Computerworld — The European Union’s antitrust case …

10 Secrets for Searching for a Job During a Recession

Focusing your efforts on jobs in growing industries and demonstrating how your work has generated revenue are just two simple ways to distinguish yourself from the rest of the job seekers competing for positions in a down economy.   Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com   8. …

Mobile-Related Security Threats On the Rise

More than half of information security staffers say risks related to mobile devices and remote workers are up significantly compared to a year ago, new research says. Combine more mobile people with more corporate data passing beyond the corporate walls, and you have a mounting challenge.   Best comptia A+ …

What CompTIA does for you

A couple of decades ago, there was a saying: “What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” The implication was that GM led the manufacturing sector in the U.S., and whatever GM did to make life better for its employees and customers, other people were bound to benefit …

UK’s News of the World closes after phone hacking scandal

The newspaper is accused of hacking into the mobile voice mail of celebrities and crime victims News Corp. will close its weekly U.K. newspaper News of the World amid allegations that the tabloid hacked into the mobile voicemail accounts of celebrities, the British royal family, and crime victims. Sunday’s edition …