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How do you stay informed about IT news?

By Sonja Thompson Staff ·
A new TechRepublic poll asks, "How do you stay informed about IT news?"

* IT News Digest newsletter (automatically subscribe:
* Technology Updates (
* (
* RSS feeds
* Print publications
* Other (water cooler, other IT sites, etc)

Tell us how you keep up with what's going on in the world of IT.

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by stargazerr In reply to How do you stay informed ...

tech updates from techrepublic and the fact that I work for a company that monitors online news.


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Mostly online

by gralfus In reply to How do you stay informed ...

Tom's Hardware
The Register (
Various computer forensics forums

Maximum PC

In person:
Other techs at work

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Like gralfus

by Neil Higgins In reply to Mostly online

also on-line.CNet News,ZNet,Tech Republic,of course,Channel 9 (MS news),PC Pro,BBC Tech page,OS News,Freshmeat,Seconia,plus various forums.I learn something new every day.

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Staying informed.

by baketown83 In reply to How do you stay informed ...

Wow, I can really relate to this discussion. Well, being that I am a rookie in the IT world I definetly have got to stay informed. I found out about TR from my friend who is a Techie and pretty well expierenced. I came to the site and I was stund with all the useful information I have been reading about for the past three days. (Did I mention really new to TR) Anyways TR is a great resource for me. I also use It is similar to TR. I have signed up for a few updates to be sent to me from TR. Also I have alot of friends who have been dealing with computers since the late 80's..... Uh oh yeah I am only 22 and my friends around the same, but my point was that they have been dealing with computers since the green screen, big floppy disk days. I got into computers for a minute during the era of Win 95, then I slacked off and for the past few years I have recently got back into the IT world and have been knee deep ever since. By the way can anyone reccomend any other resources that are good for a person like me? Thanks.

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by Jaqui In reply to How do you stay informed ...

My personalised google home page, when I fire up any browser displays 4 headings besides the search engine box:

File-destroying worm causes little damage
BusinessWeek - all 672 related ?
Old spacesuit sent into orbit
Houston Chronicle - all 410 related ?
Lawmakers Blast US Firms Helping China Censor Internet
Chosun Ilbo - all 106 related ?

ITWorld Canada
Kama Sutra does little damage, report says
Kama Sutra virus unlikely to cause widespread damage
Blog out - Will Microsoft's microstep loosen the muzzle?

Reuters Oddly Enough
Rails missing; it's hard to keep track...
Got that synching feeling? Read my lips...
Don't let the bed-bugs bite? Try stopping them!

Paper dolls with a heart
iPod chargers don't have to clash
Deal of the day: 20 GB iRiver H10

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