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Best Places To Work In IT 2010 205

CWmike writes "These top-rated IT workplaces combine choice benefits with hot technologies and on-target training. Computerworld's 17th annual report highlights the employers firing on all cylinders. The Employer Scorecard ranks IT firms based on best benefits, retention, training, diversity, and career development. Also read what IT staffs have to say about job satisfaction. How's your workplace, IT folk?" Read below for a quick look at the top 10 IT workplaces according to this survey.

3rd-Grader Busted For Jolly Rancher Possession Screenshot-sm 804

theodp writes "A third-grader in a small Texas school district received a week's detention for merely possessing a Jolly Rancher. Leighann Adair, 10, was eating lunch Monday when a teacher confiscated the candy. Her parents said she was in tears when she arrived home later that afternoon and handed them the detention notice. But school officials are defending the sentence, saying the school was abiding by a state guideline that banned 'minimal nutrition' foods. 'Whether or not I agree with the guidelines, we have to follow the rules,' said school superintendent Jack Ellis."
Sun Microsystems

Submission + - Sun Aiming at 4-for-1 Reverse Stock Split (

eldavojohn writes: "It sometimes signals troubles with stock prices but it essentially means that each stock holder's shares will be quartered while the price of each quadrupled. This doesn't seem to be the case with Sun however. From the article, "CEO Jonathan Schwartz said that having Sun's stock below $10 — where it has been mired since 2002 — created an inaccurate perception that the Santa Clara, Calif.-based server and software maker was still struggling to overcome its post-dot-com era slump. He said competitors pointed to Sun's stock price to sway "naive customers who might not be able to look beneath the surface." Sun's stock has been holding at around five dollars for years now."

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