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Dream Team Of Children’s TV Producers Create PlaySquare, “Touchable TV” For The iPad

Dream Team Of Children’s TV Producers Create PlaySquare, “Touchable TV” For The iPad | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
What do you get when a team of Emmy winning children’s TV producers are introduced to the iPad? You get a company that has a whole new vision for the future of television.
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StoryBundle Pay-What-You-Want Book Sale Launches With Sci-Fi Titles

StoryBundle Pay-What-You-Want Book Sale Launches With Sci-Fi Titles | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
StoryBundle is just one of a few new “pay-what-you-want” book deals blossoming from the ashes of traditional publishing like ferns after a forest fire.
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E Ink Holdings To Buy Shares From SiPix Technology In A Bid To Expand Role In E-Paper Market

E Ink Holdings To Buy Shares From SiPix Technology In A Bid To Expand Role In E-Paper Market | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
If the folks at E Ink holdings have their way, there may be plenty more e-paper displays sprouting up in your future than you may have expected.
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Burning Question: Is Outlook.com Just A Reskinned Version Of Hotmail? Not Exactly.

Burning Question: Is Outlook.com Just A Reskinned Version Of Hotmail? Not Exactly. | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
People want to know: is the new Outlook.com just a reskinned and rebranded version of Microsoft’s Hotmail, aka Windows Live Mail? Answer: Um, sort of. Maybe? OK, the truth is, it’s a little hard to prove.
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Zimride Brings Ride Sharing To New York And Washington D.C.

Zimride Brings Ride Sharing To New York And Washington D.C. | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
Zimride, a San Francisco-based startup that helps commuters share rides, is bringing itself to the East Coast with a new route between New York and Washington D.C.
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Aereo Offers A “Try For Free” Option In NYC; Android And PC Support Later This Summer

Aereo Offers A “Try For Free” Option In NYC; Android And PC Support Later This Summer | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
After a small victory in court this past July, NYC-based Aereo today announced a new set of pricing options and the end of the invitation-only rollout for the live broadcast TV over the Internet startup.
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Gov. Rick Perry Joins CGI to Break Ground on New Onshore IT Services Delivery ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Gov. Rick Perry Joins CGI to Break Ground on New Onshore IT Services Delivery ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"When fully staffed, the new facility will make CGI the largest private employer in the community."

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Texas A&M Offers $10,000 Degree For Tech Students

Texas A&M Offers $10,000 Degree For Tech Students | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"Texas A&M San Antonio has introduced a $10,000 bachelor’s degree program targeting area students interested in technology careers."

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Technology and The Power of Small Business To Drive Innovation And Jobs - Forbes

Technology and The Power of Small Business To Drive Innovation And Jobs - Forbes | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"They hold the key to economic recovery around the globe because of their role in driving innovation and creating jobs."

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Information Tech Degrees Helps Those Who Want to Work in the Growing Field of ... - SBWire (press release)

"Students who pursue an information technology degree can be virtually assured that they will find a stable job after graduation."

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Yahoo to cut 2000 jobs, or 14 percent of global workforce - San Jose Mercury News

"The layoffs represent about 14 percent of the company's full-time workforce of 14100, not including an additional number of contract workers."

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How to Hire Software Developers: Quixey Has an App for That - CIO

How to Hire Software Developers: Quixey Has an App for That - CIO | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"It has saved the company nearly $45000 in recruiting costs and helped it hire four software engineers in three months."

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Georgia Tech Industry Seeks Sys Admins, Developers

Georgia Tech Industry Seeks Sys Admins, Developers | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"Georgia has a fast growing tech industry that can’t seem to find enough tech pros to fill more than 4,000 positions at the moment. What makes Georgia a good place to live?"

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Facebook Subscription Payments Go Live, But Will Spotify and Netflix Pay The 30% Tax?

Facebook Subscription Payments Go Live, But Will Spotify and Netflix Pay The 30% Tax? | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
If Facebook could collect its 30% tax on what we pay monthly for Spotify, Hulu, or Netflix using the subscription payments system it’s rolling out today, it’d have nice new revenue stream to swim in.
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As Windows 8 Nears Public Debut, Microsoft Ditches “Metro” Brand (P.S. It Doesn’t Matter)

As Windows 8 Nears Public Debut, Microsoft Ditches “Metro” Brand (P.S. It Doesn’t Matter) | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
Microsoft is abandoning its “Metro” branding – the branding that refers to the clean, modern, tiled layout that defines many of its consumer-facing products including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Office 2013 and more.
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Google Updates PageSpeed Service, Promises To “Turbocharge Your Website”

Google Updates PageSpeed Service, Promises To “Turbocharge Your Website” | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
Google just launched an update to PageSpeed Service, its hosted website optimization and caching service, that promises to get your site’s content onto your users’ screens even faster.
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Electronic Arts Sues Zynga, Says The Ville Is An “Unmistakable Copy” Of The Sims. Zynga: EA Doesn’t Understand Copyright (Updated)

Electronic Arts Sues Zynga, Says The Ville Is An “Unmistakable Copy” Of The Sims. Zynga: EA Doesn’t Understand Copyright (Updated) | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
Zynga has a bit of a reputation for cloning other game developers’ ideas.
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Google Brings Street View To NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

To celebrate Kennedy Space Center’s 50th birthday, Google just added the the space shuttle program’s former launch facilities to its Street View service.
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How Steve Jobs Created Jobs - Forbes

How Steve Jobs Created Jobs - Forbes | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
How Steve Jobs Created JobsForbesSteve Jobs, in the last months of his life, took time to attend a city council meeting in Apple Inc.'s hometown of Cupertino, Calif. and pitch a new 175-acre campus.
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GE Capital leases space for new IT center - BusinessWeek

"The finance arm of General Electric Co. said Wednesday that it has signed a long-term lease in a downtown New Orleans office for its new information technology center."

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Detroit to Laid-Off Yahoo Staffers: We Want You!

Detroit to Laid-Off Yahoo Staffers: We Want You! | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"Detroit technology businesses have a message for newly laid off Yahoo employees: The Motor City will welcome you with open arms. Would you consider a move to Detroit? Why not if the opportunity’s there?"

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Toyota To Hire 150 Engineers at R&D Tech Center in 2012 - MarketWatch (press release)

Toyota To Hire 150 Engineers at R&D Tech Center in 2012 - MarketWatch (press release) | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"Toyota Technical Center (TTC), a division of Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America, Inc., (TEMA), announced today that the company will hire approximately 150 engineers, technicians, advanced researchers and scientists by the end of 2012."

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Google’s GoMo Expands, Adds DIY Mobile Website Building Tools

Google’s GoMo Expands, Adds DIY Mobile Website Building Tools | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it
DudaMobile, the DIY mobile website maker, fresh off news of its $6 million Series B, is today announcing a partnership with Google.
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Solid foundation in math helps students prepare for high-tech jobs - Your Houston News

"America needs people with math skills to fill important jobs in technical fields, and San Jacinto College (SJC) has a reputation of preparing students for challenging and lucrative high-tech jobs."

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Coolest jobs in tech: hackers for hire - Ars Technica

Coolest jobs in tech: hackers for hire - Ars Technica | Technology and Engineering Industry | Scoop.it

"One spring day in 2010, a hacker named Kevin Finisterre knew he had hit the jackpot. A network he had been casing finally broadcast the live video and audio feed of a police cruiser belonging to a US-based municipal government."

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