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Salman Khan to MIT Grads: Innovators Will Foster Societal Change

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Future scientists and technology professionals, not governments, will develop the innovations that most benefit society, online educator entrepreneur Sal Khan......
Salman Khan to MIT Grads: Innovators Will Foster Societal Change
Built to win: Deep inside Obama's campaign tech

Gift Ideas For Techies And Regular Folk [Infographic]

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Technology may not be the most personal of gifts, but it's got two things going for it as a holiday offering: 1. Typically this is the time of year when tech prices are cut 2. Tech gifts usually last for a while. But how do you know what tech gizmo...
Gift Ideas For Techies And Regular Folk [Infographic]

Dice Holdings Buys Slashdot, SourceForge And Freecode From Geeknet

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Some consolidation afoot in online media: Dice Holdings, the career website owner, has announced that it has bought the online media business of Geeknet, which includes the high-profile tech websites Slashdot, SourceForge and Freecode. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it should not be small: Slashdot brings...
Dice Holdings Buys Slashdot, SourceForge And Freecode From Geeknet

EdgeSpring launches with $11M in Series A funding to help simplify analytics

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The “big data” and analytics startup EdgeSpring officially launched today with $11 million in financing from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Lightspeed Ventures. The company’s business intelligence and analytics platform enables you to quickly obtain business information from any size, structure or data without having to depend on...
EdgeSpring launches with $11M in Series A funding to help simplify analytics
Chromebook Pixel review: The notebook that will make a very small number of people very happy

Need a Job? Learn Linux

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The Linux Foundation today posted their first ever Linux Jobs Report, created in conjunction with tech job site Dice.com. The report examines the current demand for Linux talent, and identifies a few interesting trends. Of the 2,300 survey respondents, eight in ten said that hiring Linux talent is a priority...
Need a Job? Learn Linux
Columbia University’s executive M.S. in technology management

Java Development Is Top IT Skill for Employers

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Want a job in information technology? Your best bet is to learn to code. According to a Dice.com survey, four of today’s top five most-sought-after job skills are developer-related. Results of a hiring survey released by Dice.com this week reveals that Java development continues to be No. 1 most...
Java Development Is Top IT Skill for Employers

Report: Boeing to cut 1,500 IT workers in Seattle area

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The market for information technology professionals is red hot in some aspects of the Seattle technology industry, with companies like Tableau, Zillow and Amazon.com not able to hire fast enough. But it is a different story at Boeing. The aerospace giant is expected to cut 1,500 IT workers over the...
Report: Boeing to cut 1,500 IT workers in Seattle area

Microsoft's Biggest Windows 8 Competitor? Itself!

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Microsoft is betting the farm on its new Windows 8 operating system. Ironically, some of the biggest challenges it faces come from earlier versions of Windows - and Microsoft's own mistakes. Case in point: Windows 8's highly touted "Metro" interface may have to change its name just as the program...
Microsoft's Biggest Windows 8 Competitor? Itself!

Cha-ching: Tech salaries projected to increase in 2013

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Great news for those in the tech industry and others hoping to get there: projected technology salaries are increasing across the board. That’s according to professional consulting company Robert Half International, which just released its annual salary guide for technology professionals. The study is based upon nationwide market observations, analysis of current and future hiring trends,...
Cha-ching: Tech salaries projected to increase in 2013

Companies are desperately seeking Linux talent, report says

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Here's even more good news for IT professionals with Linux skills. Last month, we got word from IT careers site Dice that salaries in Linux jobs are going up, and on Wednesday the Linux Foundation and Dice jointly presented a report of more promising findings. "The 2013 Linux Jobs...
Companies are desperately seeking Linux talent, report says

Survey Says: Number of Women in Top U.S. Tech Jobs Has Declined Since 2010

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According to this survey, Sheryl Sandberg is one lucky lady. (flickr.com/financialtimes) New York may have double the female founders, but that statistic refers primarily to fledgling startups. What about the ladies leading large technology companies? According to a new report by technology recruiting company the Harvey Nash Group, the number of...
Survey Says: Number of Women in Top U.S. Tech Jobs Has Declined Since 2010

Solaborate, a social network for tech professionals, launches with $1m in seed funding

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Today sees the beta launch of Solaborate, a new social networking platform focused on technology professionals and companies. In addition to the debut of the new service, Los Angeles, California-based Solaborate is today announcing that it has secured over $1 million in seed funding from unnamed business angel investors. Solaborate...
Solaborate, a social network for tech professionals, launches with $1m in seed funding

Trawling the web for socioeconomic data? Look no further than Knoema

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Presenting Knoema, the innovative and interactive online catalogue of economic, environmental and demographic data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianA joint venture by Russian and Indian technology professionals aims to be the Youtube of data. Knoema which launched last month and is marketed by its creators as...
Trawling the web for socioeconomic data? Look no further than Knoema

Cisco aims to put technology professionals on Cloud 9

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Brought to you by Cisco. When it comes to finding a technology solution that’s right for your company, it’s smart to have your head in the clouds… cloud technology, that is. Cisco is taking the concept of cloud computing to the next level with its Cisco CloudVerse. The platform...
Cisco aims to put technology professionals on Cloud 9

Salman Khan to MIT grads: Innovators will foster societal change

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Future scientists and technology professionals, not governments, will develop the innovations that most benefit society, online educator entrepreneur Sal Khan told MIT's 2012 graduates during his commencement speech Friday....
Salman Khan to MIT grads: Innovators will foster societal change

Tech Pro Salaries Increase, Enterprise Java Demanded: Dice

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If you're a technology professional with considerable experience, 2012 could be your year for a significant salary bump or even a hefty bonus, according to new survey data from Dice, a Website for technology and engineering career information. The Dice Salary Survey, administered to 18,325 employed technology professionals between September...
Tech Pro Salaries Increase, Enterprise Java Demanded: Dice
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