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Most in-demand tech language skills

Trying to land a new tech job? HiringSolved’s latest reports uncovers the tech language skills that employers are looking for right now. HiringSolved’s artificial intelligence software, RAI, aggregated data from over 10,000 public social profiles to determine which technology language skills were most likely to result in a person’s being hired or promoted. Based on this data, HiringSolved reveals which technology language skills are most in-demand for the 2017 job market, so you can focus on the ones that will get you hired or promoted.

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The negative effects of multitasking

Researchers have shown that you can improve your overall work performance, complete tasks more quickly, and retain information if you focus on one task at a time. That may seem impossible to do in this era of constant emails, phone calls, social media alerts and texts; but not doing so is making you less productive and lowering your quality of work. Employers have long encouraged multitasking as a way of increasing employee productivity. Research shows it has the opposite effect.

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The Ransomware attack that makes you “WannaCry.” Will it happen again?

Thousands of organizations from around the world were caught off guard by the WannaCry ransomware attack launched Friday. As this rapidly spreading threat evolves, more cybercriminals are likely to attempt to profit from this and similar vulnerabilities. As a ransomware program, WannaCry itself is not that special or sophisticated. In fact, an earlier version of the program was distributed in March and April and, judging by its implementation, its creators are not very skilled.

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14 of the coolest tech gadgets for 2017

Bestproducts.com just came out with their list of the 100 best tech gadgets for 2017, and we’ve culled that list down to the 14 we (frankly, non-gamer types) would likely use, or want to use (depending on the price tag). Click on any product name for buying information. Tell us what you think of our shorter list:

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