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November 12, 2012
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  • NYSE challenges Nasdaq as platform for tech IPOs
    More technology companies are opting to skip the Nasdaq and start their lives as publicly traded entities on the New York Stock Exchange, thanks to relaxed listing rules and a concerted marketing push by the NYSE on the West Coast, long an incubator for tech innovation. According to Dealogic, 15 tech firms have gone public on the NYSE so far this year, compared with 17 on the Nasdaq, which as recently as 2007 accounted for three-quarters of tech IPOs. The Wall Street Journal (11/11) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The biggest issues facing VARs aren't about technology
    The Affordable Care Act and potential changes to tax rates pose two big challenges to the IT value-added reseller industry, as they could throttle business and technology spending, Elliot Markowitz writes. Yet not everyone is expressing gloom and doom about what may lie ahead. "Success happens in spite of government and who is in power, not because of it," said Raffi Jamgotchian, president of Triada Networks. The VAR Guy (11/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • To the brain, a compliment is money
    Compliments can improve performance just as much as receiving cash, according to a study by the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan. The study found that the same area of the brain reacts to compliments and to receiving cash rewards. Forbes (11/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • New IT channel training options are now available from CompTIA
    CompTIA has introduced new training options for IT channel companies looking to expand into new markets and optimize their business operations. Get the catalog here. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • (ISC)² launches 2013 Global Information Security Workforce Study
    (ISC)² invites CompTIA members to participate in the 2013 (ISC)² Global Information Security Workforce Study, conducted by Frost and Sullivan. Take the survey. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Revenue options in the cloud
    Sign up for this webinar from CompTIA's industry partner the Cloud Services Community to learn about business models VARs and agents can leverage to build a rapidly growing, recurring revenue business in the cloud. Register online now. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CompTIA IT SmartStat: Nov. 12, 2012
    46% of companies believe that social engineering/phishing is a more critical concern today compared to 2 years ago. CompTIA IT SmartStat LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 
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