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Stay abreast of the technology landscape with this (developing) list of news resources! Recommended by IT Council members, these resources offer a wide variety of technology related-information. Enjoy!


  • Ars Technica: "At Ars Technica--the name is Latin-derived for the "art of technology"--we specialize in original news and reviews, analysis of technology trends, and expert advice on topics ranging from the most fundamental aspects of technology to the many ways technology is helping us enjoy our world. We work for the reader who not only needs to keep up on technology, but is passionate about it." Source: http://arstechnica.com/site/about-ars-technica.ars

  • CIO.com and CIO Magazine: "Starting in 1987 with CIO magazine, CIO's portfolio of properties has grown to provide technology and business leaders with insight and analysis on information technology trends and a keen understanding of IT's role in achieving business goals. The magazine and website have received more than 160 awards to date, including two Grand Neal Awards from the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards and two National Magazine of the Year awards from the American Society of Publication Editors."  Source: http://www.cio.com/about-cio

  • CNET: "CNET shows you the exciting possibilities of how technology can enhance and enrich your life. We provide you with information, tools, and advice that help you decide what to buy and how to get the most out of your tech." Source: http://www.cnet.com/who-we-are/

  • iLibrarian:News and resources on Library 2.0 and the information revolution.Written by Ellyssa Kroski.

  • InformationWeek: "InformationWeek is the business technology market's foremost multimedia brand. We recognize that business technology executives use various platforms for different reasons throughout the technology decision-making process, and we develop our content accordingly. The real-world IT experience and expertise of our editors, reporters, bloggers, and analysts have earned the trust of our business technology executive audience."Source: http://www.informationweek.com/aboutus.jhtml

  • Life Hacker: Daily weblog on software and personal productivity recommends downloads, web sites and shortcuts that help you work smarter and save time.

  • NetworkWorld: "Network World is the premier provider of information, intelligence and insight for Network and IT Executives. With an editorial focus on delivering news, opinion and analytical tools for key decision makers who architect, deploy and manage business solutions -- Network World offers a unique and powerful combination of audiences and resources across Online, Print and Events to meet your marketing objectives." Source: http://www.networkworld.com/aboutus/default.html

  • PC World / Macworld: "With over 25 years of brand awareness and credibility, PC World and Macworld consistently deliver editorial excellence through award-winning content and trusted product reviews.  Focusing on the PC, Apple and Mac markets, our highly respected brands bring together technology inspired consumers, readers, users, writers, newsmakers, journalists, reviewers, marketers and advertisers who all share a "consuming interest in technology."  Whether in print or online, our audience continually looks to PC World and Macworld for expert guidance and purchasing advice for their information technology needs" Source: http://www.pcworldmacworld.com/?page_id=4.

  • Slashdot: "News for nerds. Stuff that matters."

  • Tech News World: "All Tech - All the Time"

  • Technology Review: "Technology Review and Technologyreview.com are published by Technology Review Inc., an independent media company owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The oldest technology magazine in the world (est. 1899), Technology Review aims to promote the understanding of emerging technologies and to analyze their commercial, social, and political impacts." Source: http://www.technologyreview.com/corp/about.aspx

  • TechSpot: "TechSpot is a leading independent computer technology publication established in 1998. Read daily by thousands of technology enthusiasts, gamers and IT decision makers from around the world, TechSpot.com is home to over 3 million unique readers every month."  Source: http://www.techspot.com/about.shtml

  • Webworker Daily: Offers practical tips and advice for anyone who uses the web for work, especially those who want to use the web to be more productive, more connected.
  • Wired.com and Wired Magazine: "Wired readers want to know how technology is changing the world, and they're interested in big, relevant ideas, even if those ideas challenge their assumptions--or blow their minds. Wired readers are generally familiar with computers and the Internet, but this is definitely not a computer magazine--Wired won't teach you how to upgrade your RAM. Instead, it's a magazine about science, art, adventure, online culture, business, philosophy ... and bright shiny beautiful gadgets. Each month, more than 2 million smart, savvy readers come to Wired for clean, clear writing with a wry twist."  Source: http://www.amazon.com/Wired-1-year/dp/B00005N7TL

Additional Resources:

  • Google Reader: Manage and read your emerging technology RSS feeds.


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