Garmin gets official with its nuvifone

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We know, it's not like the nüvifone is a total surprise any longer, but just in case you tend to rest easier after digesting information straight from the source, here goes. Garmin's recently (and abruptly) announced handset obviously marks the firm's first solo foray into the cellphone arena...read more | digg story
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Cisco's Big Switch

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Combined with virtualization, the company's new mega-bandwidth equipment promises to supercharge data centers. A network switch that's capable of routing 15 terabits of data per second--the equivalent of moving the entire contents of Wikipedia in a hundredth of a second, or downloading every movie available on Netflix in about 40 seconds. Now this is something that definitely will give way to IPTV and HD video on demand. The HD-DVD/Blu-Ray war has ended. Save the planet stop using plastic media all-together.read more | digg story
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Advancing in the Job market

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The Job market can be a tough place when you're looking for a job. But if you're already in a job position it isn't that hard to advance within the company. I found this great article over at Forbes.com; here is a short transcript from the article: Sometimes you've got to show the higher-ups you can do the job before they give it to you. Forward-thinking employees know that and are taking on additional responsibility to prove they should get promoted or switch departments altogether. Yes, it takes additional planning--and lots of extra hours at the office--but the effort can pay off. "It's like having a business plan for yourself," says Janet G. Lenz, an assistant professor and career counselor in Florida State University's career center. Continue reading the article…
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