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Devenuti Retirement Casts a Shadow over Microsoft Services

He makes the cover of RCP, then bolts Microsoft.

IBM Pays Tech Workers $65 Million To Settle Overtime Lawsuit

International Business Machines Corp. settled a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday, agreeing to pay a total of $65 million to 32,000 technology workers who claimed the company illegally withheld overtime pay

IT Director Charged with Hacking Former Employer

A former Source Media Inc. executive was charged with hacking into the company's computer system three years after he was dismissed, and tipping off employees whose jobs were in jeopardy, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Vista, Office, Exchange Certs on Track

Microsoft follows product releases with new-generation certifications that focus more on job skills.

Microsoft's New Vista, Office, Exchange Certs on Track

Right on the heels of the releases of Windows Vista and Office 2007 to manufacturing, Microsoft has released some details on its new-generation tracks for those software releases.

Former CA CEO Gets 12 Years

Ex-CEO of Computer Associates sentenced to 12 years in prison in accounting fraud.

Making the Jump to IT Consulting

Jumping ship from a career as a systems admin to that of an IT consultant can be stressful but ultimately rewarding. Some Redmond readers tell their tales of wonder and woe.

Just Say No

Drinking and disk management just don't mix.

File Sharing Admin Gets Prison Term

A network administrator for a peer-to-peer Internet file-sharing system has been sentenced to five months in prison for copyright infringement.

Redmond to Small Businesses: Ride the Wave

Microsoft speakers at the SMB Nation conference talk up forthcoming releases, drawing a mixed response.

WSJ Reporter Told HP Leak Probe Details

Investigators dug through a Wall Street Journal reporter's trash as part of a now-discredited boardroom leak probe that cost the chairmwoman of computer maker Hewlett-Packard Co. her job and led to criminal charges.

Microsoft Adds New Certification for Project Managers

New track features two TS-level exams, one Professional level exam, all aimed squarely at Microsoft Office Project 2007 implementers.

Like Windows Vista, Exam Almost Here (But Not Quite)

Preliminary information on new Windows Vista exam numbered 70-620 appears on Pearson Vue testing site this week.

Beta Dates Set for Windows Mobile Exams

Long beta testing phases planned for exams aimed at Windows Mobile application developers.

Investigators in HP Scandal Plead Not Guilty

Three private investigators in Hewlett-Packard Co.'s boardroom spying probe pleaded not guilty to identity theft and other felony charges.

Microsoft Moves TechEd, WinHEC Shows out of New Orleans

More than 13 months after Hurricane Katrina came ashore, Microsoft confirmed Monday that it is moving three of its annual conferences, including two of its largest shows, out of New Orleans -- at least temporarily.

India Outsourcing: Source of Easy Data Breaches?

TV sting operation raises concern among India's outsourcing companies.

Windows Hosted Exam Beta Coming Soon

Microsoft to offer beta test for exam aimed at candidates who work with Windows Server 2003 in a hosted scenario.

Tech Skills Need Means More Vocational Classes at High School Level

Vocational education classes may be poised for comeback in U.S. high schools.

SQL Slip Up

What happens when a query goes wrong -- very, very wrong.

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