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PayScale's report examines tech companies' pay, perks and job satisfaction, among other things.

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PayScale's report examines tech companies' pay, perks and job satisfaction, among other things.

Geek Alert: Tech Companies That Stand Out in the Battle for Talent

Among the largest tech companies, which one do you think offers the best starting pay? Apple? Maybe Google? Try Nvidia. The maker of graphics processors offers median starting pay of $99,400, according to data from online compensation data provider PayScale...

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In times of distress, humans can make poor spam filters.

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In times of distress, humans can make poor spam filters.

E-mail Send Failed: LinkedIn Users Mark Official Alerts as Spam

LinkedIn users saw a big spike in e-mail spam last week. Considering that’s when LinkedIn acknowledged that hackers stole 6.5 million passwords from the professional networking service, a barrage of e-mail attacks is to be expected. There was just one problem. Many...

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LinkedIn said it disabled the passwords of affected accounts, a move that likely makes the value of the stolen data worthless.

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LinkedIn said it disabled the passwords of affected accounts, a move that likely makes the value of the stolen data worthless.

Stolen Passwords to Sites Like LinkedIn Can Go for as Little as $1

(This post was updated with a comment from LinkedIn.) Worried that your password might be among those stolen from LinkedIn, eHarmony or CBS’s Last.fm in the hacking attacks uncovered last week? If the paltry prices such data fetches in the...

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