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How to get the job when you're overqualified

The idea of being ignored for a job because you’re overqualified may seem counterintuitive, but there are a number of reasons a company might overlook your resume for that exact reason.

MANAGEMENT CENTRE

CAREERS

The Takeaway: How California plans to rein in H-1B visa use

With federal action on H-1B visas lacking, the state of California is stepping up to try and slow the use of foreign workers to replace their U.S.-based counterparts. Call it the Southern California Edison effect.

IT GOVERNANCE

Spotting vulnerabilities takes many eyes

Vulnerabilities can take many forms, and you can't expect to uncover them all unless you have a diverse portfolio of tools to help you in the hunt.

LEADERSHIP AND MGMT

Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer

The exit of a key Reddit staffer, who apparently played an important role in the bustling AMA (Ask Me Anything) question-and-answer section, has created an uproar on the online discussion website.

LEGAL

Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

Microsoft and Kyocera have put an end to a patent spat that began earlier this year by expanding a patent cross-licensing deal between them.

OUTSOURCING

The Takeaway: How California plans to rein in H-1B visa use

With federal action on H-1B visas lacking, the state of California is stepping up to try and slow the use of foreign workers to replace their U.S.-based counterparts. Call it the Southern California Edison effect.

PROJECT MGMT

NHS IT: Another project over budget, late and with a functionality shortfall

The public sector spending watchdog, the National Audit Office, has slammed the NHS for signing off and paying for a £40 million IT system that was not fit for purpose, that was delivered late and which still cannot provide the public service intended. The Department of Health's GP Extraction Service is more than twice over budget and with the NHS estimating it will deliver less than two years' service instead of the expected five.

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RESOURCE CENTRE

APPLICATIONS

18 best free iPhone games: Brilliant smartphone gaming apps that cost nothing

If you're keen on iPhone games but haven't got cash to spare, you've come to the right place: we've rounded up the 18 best free iPhone games for your delectation, running the gamut from fighting and sports games to puzzles and RPGs. Updated, 2nd July, 2015

CLOUD COMPUTING

Chicago taxes cloud and streaming services

The City of Chicago has implemented sweeping new tax regulations that target the use of streaming and cloud computing services, the law firm ReedSmith says.

DATA CENTER

Config error at Boston-area hosting company takes down Reddit, others

A Boston-area hosting provider briefly knocked several large services and websites dependent on Amazon and AWS offline on Tuesday night, thanks to a configuration error.

IMAGING AND PRINTING

Epson Malaysia shows off tech in award-winning theatre projector

The KL International AV Show 2015 includes a display of some of Epson's enhancement technologies.

INDUSTRIES

Prince shakes up streaming by pulling music from Spotify, Rdio, and Deezer

The Purple One's Apple Music absence now makes sense.

INTERNET

iOS 8.4 nixes Home Sharing for music, at least for now

iTunes users no longer have a free, built-in way to stream their songs from a Mac to iPhones and iPads.

MOBILE AND WIRELESS

Intel Malaysia helps introduce latest home-grown JOI mobile devices

SNS Network unveils the JOI 7 Lite tablet and JOI Phone 5, both powered by Intel Atom x3 processor series.

NETWORKING

Broadband for all

There's no mere digital divide in the United States; it's a chasm. It ensures that the have-nots will always have less, and those with broadband access will have more. It's time to finally end that, and guarantee that everyone in the country, no matter how poor, gets broadband and its many benefits.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Little Snitch keeps an eye on your Mac's Internet connections

Although, we're focused on incoming connections here, shouldn't we also be concerned about outgoing connections as well? This seems especially important where there are data caps or outrageously expensive cellular data plans being used.

SECURITY

SMEs in Malaysia and Singapore urged to use cloud to protect data: Acronis, Iconz-Webvisions

Many SMEs may not yet have realised the advantages of Cloud backup, says Acronis's Jan-Jaap Jager.

STORAGE

M-Disc optical media reviewed: Your data, good for a thousand years

You're done with optical discs as a means of data and media delivery, or soon will be. But when done right, as it has been with Millenniata's M-Disc, optical has a particular advantage--longevity.

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BLOGS

A trusted partner

The primary focus for SAS is to build strong and long-lasting relationships with its customers; and its key strategy is proactive and consistent engagement across all customer touch points.

What ICT professionals want

When asking ICT professionals what they’re looking for in their next role, the answer may just surprise.

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