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9 apps to help you find people during disasters

These apps could help reduce panic and aid first responders to where someone might be located.


7 great MOOCs for techies -- all free, starting soon!

To keep up in the world of high tech, IT pros must be constantly refining their existing skills and picking up new ones along the way. These seven free online courses can help.

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ITworld cartoons 2014: The year in geek humor (so far)

Each week, ITworld's Phil Johnson pokes fun at the tech world's top news and newsmakers

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Got coder’s block? Here are 12 real-world methods for breaking on through

Like writers, software developers can also get stuck staring at a blank screen. Here are a dozen common ways programmers get code flowing again.

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9 new Twitter features and tweaks coming in 2015

Coming soon to a Twitter timeline near you, these nine new features, which are expected to roll out during the coming year, put a new focus on video, direct messaging, alerts and notifications, and more.

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Top tech turkeys of 2014

This Thanksgiving, just be thankful you aren’t associated with any of these people.

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15 can't-miss products at DEMO Fall 2014

Startups flock to DEMO with stand-out products.

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7 commonly overlooked ways to tighten cybersecurity

It's OK to be paranoid about every last detail when it comes to security.

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The 10 mightiest supercomputers on the planet

China retains top spot for fourth consecutive Top500 list


How 40 tech companies got their names

From Apple to Amazon to Microsoft to Twitter, the names of some of the world's most popular tech companies tend to have interesting and significant backstories.

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The best techie gifts for 2014

The National Santa Agency has a handle on what everyone wants.

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20-plus eye-popping Black Friday 2014 tech deals

iPhone 6, iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy gear and big cheap TVs among the hottest electronic deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 2014.

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5 top-paying IT jobs for every stage of your tech career

Whether you're entry level, mid-level or C-level, has you covered as we identify the highest-paying IT roles in each of those three categories.


8 weird Android selfie apps that give you a virtual makeover

These apps will change anything and everything about you—or at least let you try something on before you go for it.

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Top 10 tech conspiracy theories of all time

From Wingdings to wage fixing, a leisurely scroll through some infamous IT intrigues.

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The top mobile payments options: What they are and how they work

Apple Pay, Google Wallet or something else? Spending your money just got a whole lot easier.

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8 free online courses to grow your tech skills

If money was the only thing holding you back from tech training, we've got good news for you.

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Superbugs: 10 software bugs that took way too long to meet their maker

All software has bugs, but even the most well known applications can have errors and vulnerabilities that somehow go undetected for years

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