Carolyn Duffy Marsan


Revenge of the Nerds: Starting salaries for Class of 2015 techies top $100K

Comcast to IPv6-Enable Commercial Broadband Service

Comcast plans to expand its IPv6-based offerings for business customers with the launch of commercial broadband and Metro Ethernet services that support the next-gen Internet Protocol later this year.

How Different Tech Degrees Measure Up

How Different Tech Degrees Measure Up

Some tech degrees are worth more than others in the eyes of corporate recruiters. Here's a list of lucrative tech degrees, ranked from lowest to highest starting salary.

Which Tech Degrees Pay the Most from Day One?

Young technologists have a variety of undergraduate degrees that they can pursue at the collegiate level. But which degree is going to produce the most job offers and the highest starting salaries? Should college students major in...

Hybrid Technology Degrees Emerging

As demand for college graduates with technical degrees soars, new majors are emerging that are hybrids of computer science, information systems and computer engineering.

New IPv6 Training Video Released

Seeing an uptick in demand for IPv6-trained engineers in Europe, IT video training firm CBT Nuggets is offering a new 21-hour class aimed at teaching the basics of the next-gen Internet protocol.

5 Years After Major DNS Flaw is Discovered, Few U.S. Companies have Deployed Long-Term Fix

Five years after the disclosure of a serious vulnerability in the Domain Name System dubbed the Kaminsky bug, only a handful of U.S. ISPs, financial institutions or e-commerce companies have deployed DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC )...

Best Tech Colleges Are Harder Than Ever to Get in

Results from the early application rounds at the nation's best technical colleges indicate that it will be another excruciatingly difficult year for high school seniors to get accepted into top-notch undergraduate computer science and...

Best IT Resolutions for 2013

It's that time of year when IT executives' thoughts turn to setting resolutions for the new year. We've talked to CIOs, IT analysts and other industry experts about the major trends for 2013 to come up with our own list of suggested...

IETF vs. ITU: Internet Standards Face-Off

A battle is brewing between two standards bodies - the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - over which group will be the primary source of the underlying communications protocols...

U.S. Government Honored for Pioneering Work in IPv6

The IPv6 Forum on Tuesday presented a special award to four U.S. government officials for their pioneering work in promoting IPv6, an emerging upgrade to the Internet's main communications protocol.

'World's Largest' Telecom Deal Turns Out to be a Dud

Originally billed as the world's largest telecommunications purchase, the U.S. government's Networx contract is turning out to be chump change for the five carriers involved in the deal. Halfway through its 10-year term, the contract...

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