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Raspberry Pi moves manufacturing from China to the UK, courtesy of Sony

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation recently made two announcements. On Wednesday the company revealed its Rev2 board design (it’s a very technical post, if you’re interested). On Thursday, the company, which is based in the UK, announced something very dear to its heart: manufacturing for this board has moved from China...
Raspberry Pi moves manufacturing from China to the UK, courtesy of Sony

Sevarin: I'll pay taxes on anything I earned as a U.S. citizen

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Edwardo Saverin is speaking out after Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bob Casey introduced legislation that would prevent the Facebook co-founder from ever returning to the United States. Saverin, who will become astronomically wealthy on Friday after Facebook goes public, struck a nerve with the senators after he renounced his U.S....
Sevarin: I'll pay taxes on anything I earned as a U.S. citizen

Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

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Add another name to the list of veterans decamping from troubled chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices to other jobs amid an ongoing reorganization and recent job cuts. The latest is Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD veteran whose last title at that company was corporate VP for product design engineering and chief...
Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

Tim Cook: Apple's CEO is no new Jobs | Dan Gillmor

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There's no doubting the Apple CEO's command of his brief, but no question either that he lacks the presence of Steve JobsWhen Steve Jobs appeared at the Wall Street Journal's annual All Things Digital conference, he'd always be himself: brilliant, insightful, and arrogant. Even when he was dissembling, which he...
Tim Cook: Apple's CEO is no new Jobs | Dan Gillmor
Highly-paid, well-educated, and employed people use Twitter for constant, background job hunting (Jobvite poll)

As Flickr Co-Founder Butterfield Shuts Down Glitch, Is He Planning A New Photo Service? 'You Will Know It Well,' He Says

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Glitch, the online, multiplayer gaming world created by Tiny Speck, is closing down December 9 after failing to get enough user traction, and then failing to find a buyer for the product. Right now Tiny Speck’s founder, Stewart Butterfield, is working at finding new jobs for the 30 or so people...
As Flickr Co-Founder Butterfield Shuts Down Glitch, Is He Planning A New Photo Service? 'You Will Know It Well,' He Says

Study: Ad-supported Internet companies generate new jobs

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A new report out from the Interactive Advertising Bureau shows that the ad-supported Internet business now account for 5.1 million jobs in the U.S., more than double the amount from four years ago. The study, conducted by researchers at Harvard University, also found that the industry contributed $530 billion to...
Study: Ad-supported Internet companies generate new jobs
Apple invests $304 million to add 3,600 new jobs in Austin, Texas

Without banking reform, investing in innovation is too great a risk | Mariana Mazzucato

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Banks interested in 'good risk' are hard to find. No wonder most radical new technologies have resulted from public fundsEveryone seems to be for innovation. Innovation-led growth is the mantra of the European commission, the OECD, and politicians like Obama in the US and Vince Cable, with his "new industrial...
Without banking reform, investing in innovation is too great a risk | Mariana Mazzucato

Skyscanner Releases Windows 8 App, Plans 100 New Jobs In Its Scotland HQ

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Last month Skyscanner, which competes with Kayak on flight, hotel and car hire bookings, hit a nice milestetone with 11 million downloads of its free native mobile apps. Today it’s adding to that with a Windows 8 version. The free app is being featured on the Windows Store and is...
Skyscanner Releases Windows 8 App, Plans 100 New Jobs In Its Scotland HQ

Let Congress Know That It's Time To Pass Startup Act 2.0

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For years now, we've been pointing out the ridiculous situation that the US has with denying visas to entrepreneurs. Over and over again, research has shown how skilled immigrants starting companies in the US help create new jobs. So we were excited earlier this year when plans for a Startup...
Let Congress Know That It's Time To Pass Startup Act 2.0
Detroit Electric Unveils The SP:01, A $135,000 Electric Sports Car With A Historic Past

Is VouchedFor the future of financial advise?

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This week Charles Arthur meets Nick Halstead founder of the UK date filtering service Datasift and Jemima Kiss talks to Adam Pryce about his financial advisor rating site vouchedfor.co.uk.We also have a roundup of this week's tech news including a whopping €561m fine for Microsoft, the bizarre and funny rumour...
Is VouchedFor the future of financial advise?

Intel gets nod to build $4 billion plant in Ireland

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The company has received approval to build a chip plant in Ireland that could create 4,300 new jobs, says blog site Silicon Republic. [Read more]...
Intel gets nod to build $4 billion plant in Ireland

EA closes PopCap studio in Dublin

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Electronic Arts is closing its in-house developer PopCap’s Dublin office. The shut down of the Dublin office results in 96 people losing their jobs. PopCap associate producer JP Vaughn confirmed the closure in a tweet this morning. Last month, PopCap let go 50 employees across its North American branches and...
EA closes PopCap studio in Dublin

Best labor report in three years; 162,000 new jobs

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Best labor report in three years; 162,000 new jobs

Expanded IT trade pact would bring huge benefits, study says

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An expansion of a 15-year-old IT trade agreement could bring huge benefits to the U.S. economy, including about 60,000 new jobs, according to a study released Thursday....
Expanded IT trade pact would bring huge benefits, study says

Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

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Some people think governments should stay away from the entrepreneurial world. Yet, some of the most interesting programs we have seen recently, such as Start-Up Chile, are promoted by local authorities. However, this program is very recent compared to another initiative called Barcelona Activa. If you have traveled to Barcelona...
Barcelona Activa: Could governments get entrepreneurship?

Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

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Numbers sometimes tell strange stories, and that appears to be the case in the latest unemployment report from the Washington State Employment Securities Department. The analysis found that the unemployment rate actually dropped to 8.1 percent in Washington state during April, down from 8.3 percent in March. However, the good...
Mixed state jobless numbers ‘confound’ economists, but signs point to better times

HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

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Let's do this, folks! At 8:30 AM ET we get the April Non-Farm Payrolls report AKA The Jobs Report. Analysts are looking for 160K net new jobs created. That's up from 120K last month. Our official prediction is for 146K new new jobs, and the official Twitter prediction is 120K....
HERE COMES THE JOBS REPORT... (SPY)

What happens when we build things for free? Only time will tell

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Building products or services for free is a sticky subject in a variety of realms, from tech to academia to media, and it’s not likely to get any less controversial as the web keeps growing. At the MIT Sloan School of Management‘s conference on the Digital Economy in San Francisco Friday,...
What happens when we build things for free? Only time will tell

Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

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Twitter is serious about rapidly growing its international support and sales staff. Earlier today, the U.S. company announced a dozen or so new job openings for its recently established Dublin and London offices. Twitter lists the open positions on its international jobs site, indicating that it’s primarily looking for account...
Twitter hiring loads of – mostly sales – staff for its Dublin and London offices

Apple waiting on city incentives for $304M Austin campus expansion, considering Phoenix instead

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Earlier this month we told you that Gov. Rick Perry announced Apple plans to double the size of its workforce in Austin, Texas with an investment of $304 million that would add up to 3,600 jobs. We already knew Apple would be receiving $21 million in incentives over 10...
Apple waiting on city incentives for $304M Austin campus expansion, considering Phoenix instead

Google and Microsoft argue in favor of high-skill immigration reform, boosting the Immigration Innovation Act

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This morning, on the introduction of the Immigration Innovation Act, tech giants Google and Microsoft published blog entries in favor of the proposal. Microsoft mentioned the Act by name, while Google spoke more generically about the need for reform. However, given the timing of the notes, on the morning in...
Google and Microsoft argue in favor of high-skill immigration reform, boosting the Immigration Innovation Act
Accelerator SparkLabKC joins Google Fiber to put Kansas City on the map for startups

Google Is Draining Marketing Talent From New York, Complains Ex-Googler (GOOG)

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  Google deserves lots of credit for infusing New York with money and tech talent. But lately, Google has partly reversed course and begun draining the area of some product marketing talent, a former Google executive now at an area startup tells us. Google declined to comment on a story...
Google Is Draining Marketing Talent From New York, Complains Ex-Googler (GOOG)

Hiring in the Digital Age

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The biggest change has been in the transition from vertical to horizontal job descriptions. Not so long ago, magazine and newspaper editors knew exactly what they were looking for when hiring young journalists. Certain jobs called for certain skills: Reporters had to report, researchers had to research, designers had to...
Hiring in the Digital Age

Amazon continues its Indiana expansion with $150 million investment in Jeffersonville fulfilment center

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Amazon is continuing to expand its operations in the US, today announcing that it will invest $150 million to locate and build a new fulfilment center in Jeffersonville, Indiana and creating up to 1,050 new jobs in the area. The new center will be Amazon’s fifth in Indiana, ensuring that...
Amazon continues its Indiana expansion with $150 million investment in Jeffersonville fulfilment center

ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

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Marc Andreessen, who cofounded Netscape and is now betting billions of dollars on Silicon Valley startups, says we should all stop kvetching about sending gadget-manufacturing jobs to China. In the CNBC clip we've embedded below, Andreessen says: I'm a believer in a positive-sum conception of the economy. I'm a...
ANDREESSEN: Sending Our Gadget-Making Jobs To China Is Good For Us (AAPL, GOOG)

Apple reports 80,000 new U.S. jobs created by iOS App Economy within 2012

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Incredible growth in Apple's iOS App Store has doubled its payouts to developers (now totaling over $8 billion) and sparked the creation of over 80,000 new jobs directly related to building software for Apple's mobile platform within the last year....
Apple reports 80,000 new U.S. jobs created by iOS App Economy within 2012
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