Friday’s Headline Roundup

Dice NewsBay Area CEOs’ plans: more hiring than firing []

Feds Set To Start Implementing Health IT Policies [InformationWeek]

Steve Ballmer speech at UW: “We’re all in” for cloud computing [Seattle Times]

Tech companies eye proposals on use of independent contractors []

Slide Lays Off 10% Of Staff, Shutters Short-Lived Games ‘SuperPocus’ And ‘Top Fish’ [TechCrunch]

Gartner Raises PC Market Forecast [InformationWeek]

Arrow ECS Launches North American Professional Services Business Unit [Arrow ECS via BW]

— Mark Feffer