Add matchmaking to the list of skills that recruiters and managers should aim to master: It’s a key feature of program hiring, the practice of offering jobs to people and then spending a few months figuring out what position each one should fill.
Remember your first GPS system? If you went out of range, it took about 15-20 seconds of recalculating to get back on course. By the time you received the new directions, you were often past the point of no return. Then you had to stop and let the system catch up. When feedback was delayed, you…
Investors who poured billions into China’s homegrown technology companies scored big during 2015. But increasingly it looks like the easy money has been made and the year ahead could prove tougher as China’s tech companies face high expectations from investors.
Microsoft Corp. said it plans to begin informing users of its online email and file-storage services if it suspects attackers associated with government agencies have tried to break into their accounts.
Sidecar Technologies Inc., a smaller rival to Uber whose investors include Google Inc.’s venture-capital arm and British billionaire Richard Branson, said in a blog post Tuesday it is shutting down its ride-sharing and delivery services and putting its team to work on new projects.
China passed a new anti-terrorism law that requires technology firms to help security agencies in the decryption of electronic data, but dropped an earlier proposal that would have required telecoms and Internet service providers to hand over encryption codes to Chinese authorities.