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FCC set to enact strong rules affecting Internet access

FCC set to enact strong rules affecting Internet access - Federal regulators are poised to enact controversial new rules affecting Internet access, marking the government's strongest move yet to ensure that Facebook updates, Google searches and Skype calls reach consumers' homes unimpeded.



Tapping into the "Hidden" Job Market It's Estimated 80 Percent of Open Jobs Aren't Listed Anywhere; Here's How to Find ...

(CBS)  If you've been looking for a job and just can't find one, it could be that you're looking in the wrong place.

More than 80 percent of job openings aren't listed anywhere, according to CollegeRecruiter.com>.

But that's not necessarily a bad thing, says career and workplace
adviser Ellen Gordon Reeves, author of the book, "Can I Wear My Nose
Ring to the Interview?: A Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping
Your Job."

She says you can make it work for you. She says the good news is

To Save Students Money, Colleges May Force a Switch to E-Textbooks

Daytona State College, where Rand S. Spiwak, executive vice president, uses an e-reader, is among the institutions planning a switch from paper to electronic textbooks.



You've heard it before: Digital technologies blew up the music industry's moneymaking model, and the textbook business is next.

Faster Forward: A review of the Google Nexus S

Faster Forward: A review of the Google Nexus S - Google is making another run at selling its own smartphone. The new Nexus S--like its earlier, ill-fated Nexus One--is now on sale direct from Google's site as an unlocked device with a clean, standard Android configuration.

Sustainability is a Team Effort

It isn’t easy going green. Although companies like Bank of America, General Electric, and Hewlett-Packard have shown that it is possible to lessen their footprint on the earth without going broke, making sustainability a reality in large corporations remains nontrivial.

Economic recovery shows signs of gaining momentum

Economic recovery shows signs of gaining momentum - Industrial production in the United States increased more than forecast last month and consumer prices slowed, indicating that the recovery is gaining momentum without generating inflation.




By Courtney Schlisserman and Timothy R. Homan
Wednesday, December 15, 2010; 11:48 PM

Employee Tweets, Posts and Company Social Media– Should Managers Care?

On the great list of things managers should worry our pretty little heads about, you’d think that your company’s Twitter account and your team member’s Facebook page would be pretty far down that list. But keeping an eye on what’s going on out in bigger world can help you create context for what’s going on with both the company at large and your team members. It can also seem a huge task to keep up with all that tweetfacelinkblogging. Read more...

Faster Forward: First whispers of the iPad2?

Faster Forward: First whispers of the iPad2? - Apple component suppliers gave Reuters a Friday morning scoop on an Apple tablet that could be the next-generation iPad.



Federal government moves forward with 'cloud-first' plan for new technology

Federal government moves forward with 'cloud-first' plan for new technology - The General Services Administration's decision last week to move its e-mail program to a Web-based system modeled on Google's popular Gmail program is part of a major government drive to increase federal use of cloud computing.



Fast Forward: Tablet computer alternatives to iPad

Fast Forward: Tablet computer alternatives to iPad - It's not quite accurate to say that only two categories of tablet exist - the iPad and Everything That's Not the iPad. But that description isn't far off.