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Official California Legislative Information

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As of November 30, 2016,

the leginfo.ca.gov website is no longer updated

Please use the new California Legislative Information website located at

We understand that information on the leginfo website may be important to users who incorporate it for use within their
own organizations. To ensure that this change will have minimal impact to your organization, users currently linking to
http://www.leginfo.ca.gov need to change their links to instead point to
the new California Legislative Information website located at

Files currently available on leginfo’s FTP site (ftp://leginfo.ca.gov/pub)
are also no longer updated as of November 30, 2016. Users of the FTP site, as well as users who are “scraping” the leginfo
site to obtain data, need to use the “Downloadable Data Files” feature available on the
California Legislative Information website.

Please note that the leginfo website will remain available to serve as an archive of California’s legislative information

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Houston Information Technology Services

Houston Information Technology Services

The Houston Information Technology Services (HITS) department provides enterprise IT services for the City of Houston. These services include voice and network, cyber-security, email and communication platforms and shared enterprise applications that are used by all City employees.

HITS is comprised of five separate divisions that provide technical services and support. The Project Management Office, Enterprise Applications Services, Enterprise Infrastructure Services, Enterprise Cyber-Security and Radio Communication Services all provide a professional approach to providing our customers with innovative solutions all while keeping customer service at the forefront of what we do.

HITS approaches all solutions by evaluating what the short and long term goals are of the customer and then seeks to find the most optimal solution. Our portfolio contains a hybrid approach with both cloud and on-premise solutions. Using a hybrid model allows us to offer

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A Basic Introduction to Information Technology (IT)

The terms “information technology” and “IT” are widely used in business and the field of computing. People use the terms generically when referring to various kinds of computer-related work, which sometimes confuses their meaning.

What Is Information Technology?

A 1958 article in Harvard Business Review referred to information technology as consisting of three basic parts: computational data processing, decision support, and business software. This time period marked the beginning of IT as an officially defined area of business; in fact, this article probably coined the term.

Over the ensuing decades, many corporations created so-called “IT departments” to manage the computer technologies related to their business. Whatever these departments worked on became the de facto definition of Information Technology, one that has evolved over time. Today, IT departments have responsibilities in areas like computer tech support, business computer network and database administration, business software deployment, and information security.

Especially during the

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Ancora Advisors LLC Has $910,000 Holdings in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF (NYSEARCA:FTEC)

Ancora Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF (NYSEARCA:FTEC) by 110.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,555 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 6,596 shares during the period. Ancora Advisors LLC’s holdings in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF were worth $910,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Signaturefd LLC acquired a new stake in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $27,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at $30,000. Pacitti Group Inc. acquired a new stake in Fidelity MSCI Information Technology Index ETF during the

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Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science

Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science Online DegreesThese days there are almost TOO many choices for online Computer Science and IT degrees. Which tech-savvy degree should you choose? What’s the difference between a Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science major? IS there really any difference? If so, which one is best for which career paths?

If you’re having trouble choosing an IT degree path, start by asking yourself which of the following three career questions interests you most:  

1. Why does the technology work?
2. How does the technology work?
3. What technology would work the best?

The question you find yourself most drawn to is a clue to which type of online degree you’d prefer when it comes to Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science.

Many of the online IT degrees offered today are related to Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Information Systems. Each major shares much in common, but each also tends to focus

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Internet Download Accelerator | Information

Internet Download Accelerator effectively solves
three of the biggest problems when downloading files: speed, resuming
broken downloads, and management of downloaded files.

The distinguishing features of Internet Download Accelerator are superior
overall performance and convenient user interface.

IDA AVCInternet
Download Accelerator lets you to noticeably increase the speed of file
download from the Internet using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. The acceleration
is achieved by splitting a file being downloaded into several parts and
downloading these parts at the same time. Internet Download Accelerator
resumes broken downloads from where they left off from both HTTP, HTTPS
and FTP servers.

To increase usability Internet Download Accelerator integrates with Internet
Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, Netscape, Safari, Yandex.Browser
, Vivaldi and others, replacing the standard
download modules. Moreover, the program monitors the system clipboard
and detects URLs in the clipboard. With IDA you can download and save video from popular video services.


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What is information technology (IT)?

Information technology (IT) is the use of any computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure and processes to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data. Typically, IT is used in the context of enterprise operations as opposed to personal or entertainment technologies. The commercial use of IT encompasses both computer technology and telephony.

The term information technology was coined by the Harvard Business Review, in order to make a distinction between purpose-built machines designed to perform a limited scope of functions and general-purpose computing machines that could be programmed for various tasks. As the IT industry evolved from the mid-20th century, computing capability advanced while device cost and energy consumption fell lower, a cycle that continues today when new technologies emerge.

IT software and hardware

IT includes several layers of physical equipment (hardware), virtualization and management or automation tools, operating systems and applications

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Computer Security | FTC Consumer Information

Every day, you hear about scammers, hackers, and thieves…

…trying to use the internet to steal your money and your financial information.

The fact is– you, me—we—can foil many of their attempts. Every day we do things to make it tough for bad guys to break into our homes and our cars. We can make it tougher for them to break into our computers, too.

Here are some way to foil a hacker and protect your financial information:

1. Install security software on your computer.

Well-known companies offer plenty of free options.

Set the software to update automatically so it can deal with any new security threats.

While you’re at it, set your operating system and web browser to update automatically, too.

If you’re not sure how, use the help function and search for “automatic updates”.

If you get a phone call, an email, a text, or a popup that

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UW Information Technology

About UW-IT

Welcome to the organizational website for UW Information Technology. For information on IT tools and resources at the UW, visit IT Connect.

UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW.

UW-IT’s responsibilities include:

  • Strategic planning, oversight and direction of the University’s IT infrastructure, resources and services
  • Consulting with academic, clinical and administrative units to evaluate their IT requirements, capabilities and requests
  • Managing UW central IT infrastructure and services, including academic and collaborative applications, accessible technology, administrative systems and information management, classroom technology, computing infrastructure, customer service, data centers, information security and privacy, IT services and strategic sourcing, networking, technology business continuity and telecommunications
  • Providing technology tools and resources for UW students, faculty and staff. Visit
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(IT) Information Technology Certifications | CompTIA IT Certifications


Sell Direct or Indirect: That is the Question

Vendors have a couple choices when it comes to the IT channel. They can sell direct to users or build in value by adding distribution and channel partners who know the tech market.

Mar 19, 2020, 13:03 PM
Michelle Lange


The Cloud and Its Implications for HHS Agencies

From Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS), which are all prevalent in private sector, these are now available to the public sector.

Mar 18, 2020, 12:13 PM
Tristan Louis, CEO, Casebook, and Teri Lewis, Managing Director, Accenture


Your Computer Networking Checklist: 10 Things to Prepare for Increased Remote Work

Is your network feeling the strain of increased traffic due to a remote workforce? Use this checklist to ensure proper capacity to handle this uptick.

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