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Take Dice’s Annual Salary Survey

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Ever wanted to know how your salary measures up against others in your profession? Take our annual survey to help us track compensation throughout the tech industry, so we can continue to share the most accurate information on salary trends, industry averages, and the highest-paying skills for tech pros. As an added bonus, you’ll be automatically entered to win one of four $250 Amazon gift cards. Please click here for the survey. It should take 3-5 minutes to complete.

Windows 10: Microsoft Retreats to the Past

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As The Who once sang: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. In a high-profile Sept. 30 presentation in San Francisco, Microsoft whipped back the curtain from the next version of Windows, which looks suspiciously like the versions of the operating system that predated the ill-received Windows 8. Click here to find Windows Administrator jobs. Whereas Windows 8 tried to take the operating system in a radical new direction, welding the traditional desktop to a Start screen composed… continue…

Do Mobile App Developers Need a Lawyer?

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Activity trackers, “smartwatches,” wearable electronics, and smartphones all come with more than the ability to record your daily steps taken or calories burned; the devices’ ability to record the nuances of daily activity—thanks in large part to a growing collection of third-party apps—has subjected them to quite a bit of privacy-related scrutiny. In a recent study, the Federal Trade Commission found 12 mobile health and fitness apps sending users’ personal information to 76 different third parties. Another study of the… continue…

What DISH Wants in Its Tech Workers

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DISH is a direct-broadcast satellite service company that provides satellite television, satellite Internet, audio programming, and interactive television services to commercial and residential customers nationwide. Headquartered in Meridian, Colo., DISH employs more than 30,000 individuals and operates in 180 locations across the U.S. Over 1,000 employees make up its substantial tech team. Click here to find jobs related to satellite television. The company is currently recruiting for a variety of technology positions ranging from entry to senior level. Across the… continue…

Meet the Robot Tasked With Tasting Thai Food

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Thailand’s government cares about the quality of the country’s restaurants. It cares so much, in fact, that it’s building a robot capable of sampling Thai cuisine and judging it against a government-mandated standard. In an episode of bureaucratic nomenclature that seems right out of George Orwell novel—if Orwell had become a celebrity chef instead of a writer of political parables—the Thai government has named the group tasked with designing the robot the “Thai Delicious Committee.” According to The New York… continue…

Microsoft Might Make Windows 9 Free for Some

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Over the weekend, a listing for a “Windows TH” appeared on a Windows Technical Preview for Enterprise website, leading to rampant speculation about the final name for the next version of the company’s popular operating system. As The Verge and other news outlets have suggested, “TH” almost certainly stands for “Threshold,” the longtime codename for the updated platform. It seems virtually certain that the final name will be something along the lines of “Windows 9,” as Microsoft’s habit of giving… continue…

Recruiter Tips for Making a Job Comeback

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Anyone who’s been out of work for several months, or even a couple years, knows they run the risk of a prospective employer dismissing them as “long-term unemployed” and placing their resume at the bottom of the pile. Despite that challenge, it’s possible to beat the odds. Matt Brosseau of Chicago staffing firm Instant Technology has been able to help a few candidates who’ve been out of work for what, at least in tech time, is eons. “It can be… continue…