New York City is About to Make Everyone Forget About Silicon Valley

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For years, New York City has been touting itself as a tech hub poised to unseat Silicon Valley as the epicenter of technology innovation. Despite those proclamations, most people still associate California with tech. According to a recent survey by KPMG, however, New York’s claims are starting to bear real fruit. Nearly 60% of tech… Read more »

Cryptocurrency is in Free Fall But What Does that Mean for Blockchain?

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Anyone who watches tech or finance headlines has witnessed the rapid rise – and recent decline of cryptocurrency. At the end of 2018, crypto was in somewhat of a freefall, with bitcoin reaching a 13-month low of $5,000. Other popular cryptocurrencies were also feeling the pinch, and the market has lost almost $700 billion in… Read more »

Changes to Expect from the H-1B Visa Program This Year

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Right before the 2018 holiday season, the US government announced its new H-1B visa application process. Tech companies rely heavily on the H-1B program to source overseas talent, so if your organization is planning on continuing the practice, it’s time to brush up on the changes. A New H-1B Registration Process On December 3, 2018,… Read more »

How Blockchain Is On Its Way to Widespread Enterprise Adoption

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Blockchain has enormous potential to disrupt and transform business. Experts agree that it can make organizations more efficient, control costs and increase revenue. However, only one percent of CIOs have adopted blockchain and only eight percent are in planning or experimental phases with the technology. Despite these low current numbers, blockchain technology is improving at… Read more »

Is Empathy The Future Of Technology?

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Computer technology is inherently cold and impersonal. That’s been its draw since its inception. Technology doesn’t get marred down in the subjective. It simply provides output based directly on the given input. However, technology has evolved significantly in the last decade and we have become reliant on it in nearly every aspect of our lives…. Read more »

How Your Title Can Affect Your Cybersecurity Salary

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It’s no secret that cybersecurity professionals are in high demand.  Companies of all sizes must work diligently to keep sensitive information safe from hacks and exposure.  This urgent and ongoing need has led to rapidly-increasing salaries in cybersecurity, attracting new tech pros to the field every day. However, if you want to earn top dollar,… Read more »

New York is a Top State to Launch a Startup!

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The Silicon Valley has become synonymous with launching a startup, but given the level of competition and the exorbitant cost of living, California has lost some of its luster for entrepreneurs. If you’ve been thinking about launching your own tech business, it might be time to consider New York state. New York Offers Stronger Employee… Read more »

3 Skills of the Most Successful Network Engineers

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As a network engineer, you’re fully aware of the technical skills you must possess in order to advance your career. However, long-term career success is about more than just a list of your hard skills. Successful network engineers all share some important traits in common, and these are the traits that will have a positive… Read more »

How AI is Changing IT Recruiting

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into nearly every aspect of the professional world, including recruiting. Hiring managers and recruiters are using AI-based programming to automate functions and make the recruiting process more efficient and more accurate. From job descriptions to sourcing to hiring decisions, here are a few ways AI is changing recruiting…. Read more »

Python Skills are the Key to Getting These 7 Jobs

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Technology is becoming more complex and creeping further into our professional and personal domains. There is a nearly insatiable appetite for software in today’s market, which has created a high demand for tech professionals with Python skills.  And while job growth continues to grow, the number of skilled programmers with necessary skills is still not… Read more »