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Shift.com: Social Ad Startup GraphEffect Tries To Create A More Productive LinkedIn

Sharp Plans to Cut 5,000 Jobs

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Japanese electronics maker Sharp posted a sharply wider quarterly loss of $1.76 billion and announced plans to cut 5,000 jobs world-wide....
Sharp Plans to Cut 5,000 Jobs

JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Enterprise Technology Analyst Orange Silicon Valley San Francisco, CA Why it’s cool: Orange is one of the ten largest telecommunications...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst
RIM reports fiscal Q1 2013 earnings: cutting 5,000 jobs this fiscal year, $518m net loss

In Wisconsin, Apple Scores An Early Victory Against Motorola

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A recent summary judgement in the Wisconsin chapter of Apple vs. Motorola could set a precedent for patent disputes across the country. On Friday, before Google announced its decision to cut 4,000 jobs at the phone maker, the judge in Wisconsin ruled in a summary judgement that Motorola cannot sue...
In Wisconsin, Apple Scores An Early Victory Against Motorola

Sony to cut jobs at TV group and headquarters, and close Japanese phone factory

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Sony said its current round of job cuts will include workers in its struggling TV business and at its headquarters in Tokyo, and it will close a mobile phone and lens factory in central Japan....
Sony to cut jobs at TV group and headquarters, and close Japanese phone factory

Google Already Submitted A Term Sheet To Buy Yahoo's Ad Tech (GOOG, YHOO)

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Google made its first offer to buy Yahoo's ad tech business about three months ago, a source with knowledge of the deal tells us. That offer, made while Scott Thompson was still CEO, "didn't make it pass corporate develop," says a source. Talks remain on-going. Previously, we'd heard that Accenture...
Google Already Submitted A Term Sheet To Buy Yahoo's Ad Tech (GOOG, YHOO)

How Online Searches Influence Voting: Going Negative Doesn't Work

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A new joint Harris/BrandYourself study released Monday shows that nearly one third of U.S. adults have looked up information about a candidate online, which puts more onus on campaigns to get their online messaging straight. Encouragingly in the face of so much negative political messaging, positive information found online...
How Online Searches Influence Voting: Going Negative Doesn't Work

SEC moves closer to making crowdfunding a reality

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JOBS Act provisions eases restrictions, up to issuers to make sure investors are accreditedWhen the JOBS Act was passed back in April, the most talked about part of the new law were its crowdfunding provisions, which were meant to ease restrictions on small businesses so that they could raise more...
SEC moves closer to making crowdfunding a reality

Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

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(flickr.com/Sreejith K) The JOBS Act is a done deal, and as we reported last week, that means the doors to early-stage startup investment are about to swing wide open. But before everyone runs to their favorite crowdfunding platform, the SEC needs to come up with some rules. They’ve got...
Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

Sharp Considers Selling 2 TV Factories

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Japan's Sharp is considering selling two overseas factories that assemble televisions, in a move that would shed about 3,000 jobs on top of the 5,000 the company has decided to cut....
Sharp Considers Selling 2 TV Factories

Hewlett-Packard cuts 27,000 jobs

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Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest computer maker, is to cut 27,000 jobs by end of 2014 as part of a drive to "simplify" the business....
Hewlett-Packard cuts 27,000 jobs

From one to many: "Foursquare for the future" startup Wendr now a branded content agency

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When Wendr launched in July as “Foursquare for the future,” its app was the classic minimally viable product. The company amassed 10,000 users, which is enough to show that the concept is good, but not enough to appeal to brand advertisers, which is Wendr’s ultimate goal. “There was a...
From one to many: "Foursquare for the future" startup Wendr now a branded content agency

EU seals deal with HP, Nokia, others to fill 700,000 tech jobs

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The EU wants to fill up to 700,000 tech jobs in the 27 member state bloc, and has enlisted some of the region's top firms to do just that....
EU seals deal with HP, Nokia, others to fill 700,000 tech jobs

If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring

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Do you tinker with Arduino boards or 3D printers in your spare time? Do Moore’s law and Dunbar’s number frequently come up in your conversations?  When you think of clouds, do you think about cumulus or Amazon? Some tech sites want their reporters to debate the merits of iOS vs Android; we want...
If you're a tech geek who can write, email us -- we're hiring

Facebook and the ACLU tell court a "like" is protected speech

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In April of this year, the US District Court of Eastern Virginia decided that liking something on Facebook did not constitute free speech. Now, the five plaintiffs are taking their case to an appellate court, and this time, they have the support of the ACLU and Facebook behind them. The...
Facebook and the ACLU tell court a "like" is protected speech

Plan for U.S. "Entrepreneur’s Visa" Moves Forward

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A bipartisan group of senators will introduce legislation Tuesday that would seek to make it easier for foreign students who hold post-graduate degrees in math, science or engineering from American colleges to remain in the U.S. after they finish their studies. The legislation would also create an entrepreneur’s visa to...
Plan for U.S. "Entrepreneur’s Visa" Moves Forward

Nokia To Fire 300

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Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it will cut over 1000 IT jobs, including 820 employees who will transfer to HCL Technologies and Tata Consultancy Services, as part of an already-announced restructuring. It said 300 jobs will be cut altogether, and that most of the reductions would be in Finland....
Nokia To Fire 300

T-Mobile Cuts More Jobs

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T-Mobile will pare 900 jobs, its second round of cuts in two months, following 10 consecutive quarters of contract user losses, even as some rivals are boosting their customer rolls....
T-Mobile Cuts More Jobs

Amazon Offers to Pay Vocational Training for Warehouse Staff

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Amazon is offering to cover 95 percent of the cost of vocational training courses to help its warehouse staff pursue jobs in other careers, including many that......
Amazon Offers to Pay Vocational Training for Warehouse Staff

NXP plans to cut 700 to 900 jobs worldwide

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NXP Semiconductors is planning to cut 700 to 900 jobs as part of a reorganization to reduce costs of support services, the company said on Monday....
NXP plans to cut 700 to 900 jobs worldwide

History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

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Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes, and a business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal." [Read more]...
History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Google integrates Google+ profiles into its company jobs board, adding one-click applications and more

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Google has updated its company jobs board with support for Google+ profiles, allowing users to see more relevant search results, star jobs they want to return to later on and receive curated email updates. The changes, spotted by Google Plus Daily, hints at a larger push from Google into job...
Google integrates Google+ profiles into its company jobs board, adding one-click applications and more

JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships Care2 New York, NY Why it’s cool: Care2 is a large healthy living, lifestyle...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Director, Digital Advertising Sales & Partnerships

Predicting The 180

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Predicting The 180: Yours truly in my iPhone 5 review on September 18: Reading the press coverage since the unveiling, you may have heard that the iPhone 5 is disappointing, or boring. Those people, quite frankly, are fools. They either haven't actually used the device, or only played with it...
Predicting The 180

Tim Cook: Apple will spend $100M to build Macs in US next year

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The very private CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, gave his first two wide-ranging interviews and both will publish Thursday. And he even made some news: Apple is bringing some of its manufacturing, for at least one product, the Mac, back home to the U.S., he revealed in a Q&A with...
Tim Cook: Apple will spend $100M to build Macs in US next year

Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

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Many in the US are concerned about the talent gap between American students and similarly-aged students overseas when it comes to math and science skills. This is a real problem for our economy and security. But CIOs can help by reaching out to guidance councelors and educating them about jobs...
Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

Is Apple app fatigue starting to show among developers?

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An online jobs site shows first-ever drop in gigs for iPad and iPhone developers. [Read more]...
Is Apple app fatigue starting to show among developers?

Paul Allen’s Vulcan cuts 20 jobs

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Paul Allen Vulcan, the Seattle-based investment arm of billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, today laid off 20 staffers, GeekWire has learned. “We communicated the tough decision today to lay off 20 people as we realign some functions with the company’s emerging priorities,” said Vulcan spokesman David Postman. Allen has...
Paul Allen’s Vulcan cuts 20 jobs

"Generation Xbox" to get spy jobs

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Up to 100 young computer enthusiasts - dubbed "generation Xbox" - are to be offered a career in the secret services, William Hague announces....
"Generation Xbox" to get spy jobs
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