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Take-Two CFO Out After Shareholder Coup

The chief financial officer of beleaguered video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. announced his resignation Monday, less than two weeks after a shareholder revolt that ousted the CEO and several board members.

India High-Tech Industry Out of Workers

At the heart of the sprawling corporate campus, in a hilltop building overlooking the immaculately shorn lawns, the sports fields and the hypermodern theater complex, young engineers crowd into a classroom. They are India's best and brightest, with stellar grades that launched them into a high-tech industry growing at more than 25 percent annually. And their topic of the day? Basic telephone skills.

Portal for Microsoft Partners Unveiled by IAMCP

Site aims to help software developers find other Microsoft partners and share best-practice tips.

Experts: Take-Two Coup a Governance Win

The shareholder uprising that threw out nearly the entire board of Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. was a victory for investors who are fighting for new leadership at troubled companies, corporate governance experts said Friday.

Star Power: Redmond Readers' Choice Awards 2007

You voted for our annual Best of the Best and the results are in: Find out which products you've chosen as the cream of the crop.

It Comes Down to Faith and Trust

Snooping on your employees' e-mails -- that can't be good for morale.

How Marketable Are Your Skills?

Emmett scours a popular job site to determine what employers are looking for the most.

MCSA/MCSE Upgrade Exams Head Out to Pasture

Microsoft Learning retires Windows 2000-to-Windows 2003 MCSE upgrade exams next year.

Exchange Exams Get Their Turn in Beta Spotlight

Exams for candidates who want to highlight their skills with Microsoft's messaging platform head onto the beta test onramp.

Gates Promotes PC Training in Colombia

In his first trip to this violence-wracked country, Bill Gates said Microsoft Corp. was helping set up computer learning centers in areas where demobilized paramilitary fighters are in dire need of job training.

Degree Offered in Biometric Security

Todd Fortier is banking on the day when ATMs will be required to confirm a user's face, voice or thumbprint before spitting out cash.

Gates Promotes PC Training in Colombia

Gates said Microsoft was helping set up computer learning centers in areas where demobilized paramilitary fighters are in dire need of job training.

Vista Exam Redo Starts Next Week

Microsoft plans to retest two Vista exams, 70-621 and 70-622, that were originally beta tested in January and February this year.

Microsoft Live Search Exec to Leave

The executive who led Microsoft Corp.'s Web search division is leaving the his post with the software maker to start his own business.

BlackBerry Maker Restates Results, Chairman Resigns

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. said Monday it will restate its financial statements as far back as fiscal 2004 because of past stock option reporting errors and it anticipates a $250 million reduction in previous earnings. Chairman and Co-CEO Jim Balsillie is stepping aside as chairman.

Wal-Mart Fires IT Worker for Eavesdropping, Disciplines Managers

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Monday that it has fired a Wal-Mart systems technician for recording phone conversations between the company's PR office and a newspaper reporter and for intercepting text messages without authorization.

IBM's India Hiring Binge Continues

The work force at International Business Machines Corp. grew 8 percent in 2006, with most of the rise coming in India, where the technology company has been on a hiring binge in recent years.

Hitting One Out of the IT Park

How IT can look to baseball for better management strategies.

Visual Studio Exam Goes Beta

Microsoft puts Tech Spec exam for developers through beta testing paces.

First Woman Honored with Computing's Turing Award

One of the most prestigious prizes in computing, the $100,000 Turing Award, went to a woman Wednesday for the first time in the award's 40-year history.

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