Tech jobs closing gender wage gap

Survey reveals Gen Z is fueling progress As a design major, you may find a job as a web designer or UI/UX designer. GETTY IMAGES High salaries for women mainly come from progressive tech hub cities like San Francisco, experts say. GETTY IMAGES Recent college graduates (or Generation Z) are making six figures in the technology industry and closing the sector’s long-held gender pay gap. That’s according to new data provided by the career monitoring website Comparably, which found that the average salary for [...]

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IoT Devices in the Workplace: Security Risks and Threats to BYOD Environments

As well as transforming myriad homes and various industries, the internet of things (IoT) has been reshaping enterprises. And one of the most apparent manifestations of how the IoT has prompted changes in businesses and organizations is the presence and use of employee-owned IoT devices in the workplace. Gone are the days when, in accordance with the practice known as BYOD (bring your own device), employees would bring only their laptops, tablets, or smartphones to work and connect them to [...]

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Digital Hacks That Might Change Your Life

Remember shortcuts you could enact with a computer keyboard? Using a particular combination of CNTL, ALT and FN, you could quickly scroll through documents, open and close programs, and move elements around. › They still exist, of course. But nowadays, with so many tricks, niches and shortcuts, those special operations look downright quaint. Many operations are well known, and most of them are tiny and frivolous. › Don’t get me wrong. It’s a lot of fun to find a treasure [...]

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Stop your phone in its tracks

Your phone knows where you are standing or sitting at this moment. Most people know that. How else could you use GPS? While location tracking is essential for directions, it also helps big tech sell you things. “Targeted advertising” is a massive phenomenon. Companies are eager to flood your screen with ads, which are primarily influenced by your day-today habits. Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and many others make money off mobile ads, and they need that information to power [...]

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