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January 16, 2020
IBM has contributed more than 80,000 patents to the LOT Network, a group of more than 600 companies that IBM has joined to fight patent trolls and their often frivolous lawsuits.
May 14, 2019
IT gives testers license to voice contrarian opinions about software. But, as pressure to deploy intensifies, they might not be able to ignore code responsibilities anymore.
January 26, 2018
Developers are still in short supply, but companies can hire and retain talented people through a flexible and learning-driven workplace, according to insights from a HackerRank survey.
December 14, 2017
Low-code development options, DevOps features and team collaboration support attract an array of developers to mobile development tools, exemplified in the updated Ionic Pro.
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