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The Week’s Top IT Stories: 2/5

Posted by Eaton on February 5, 2016

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Google finds issues in a popular product, Windows 10’s reign is on the horizon, and Cisco believes mobile phones may become more popular than some necessities. See what else made our top headlines.

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The top 10 most significant U.S. blackouts of 2015

Posted by Melissa Tamberg on February 4, 2016

From a utility-mandated cut in the midst of a heat wave, to aging infrastructure, to the unwelcome effects of El Nino, power outages were responsible for wreaking havoc in the lives of millions of electricity customers across the nation in 2015. Here, we round up some of the most devastating events.

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5 hottest IT careers and job skills for 2016

Posted by Benjamin Gran on February 2, 2016

Unemployment rates in IT are near an all-time low, especially in a few key areas – according to CIO Magazine, network and security engineers and software developers have an unemployment rate of only 1%. With such a strong demand for their skills, technology professionals are expecting to command some significant pay raises in 2016.

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The Week’s Top IT Stories: 1/28

Posted by Eaton on January 28, 2016

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Google reveals Cardboard virtual reality numbers, security and privacy standards become a concern for the connected car, and AT&T and Verizon seek new business opportunities to increase revenue. See what else made our top headlines.


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Backup power for fish tanks

Posted by Mike DeCamp on January 28, 2016

In the past few months, I’ve taken up a tropical fish hobby—partly because I think they’re interesting—but mostly to connect with my three young children. As a boy, I had a 70-gallon fish tank but seldom considered the financial consequences of owning it. While many owners stock their aquariums with fish that cost less than $5, others feature fish that cost well over $100. Even the lovable orange and white clownfish from Finding Nemo can run from $20 to $80 each.

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