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Startups help users find their social connections via search, real-time mapping

By at June 5, 2012 | 11:40 am | 0 Comment

Startups help users find their social connections via search, real-time mapping

Original post by Peter Delevett via Mercury News You've got 600 Facebook friends, 800 Twitter followers and 350 people in your Google (GOOG)+ circles. How do you keep track of so many people? A growing number of startups is here to help. Thanks to the... Read more »

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Set Software Engineering Contractor Rates Right

By at June 5, 2012 | 10:25 am | 0 Comment

Set Software Engineering Contractor Rates Right

Original post by CATHERINE POWELL via Dice Software engineers make a pretty good living, when working for an employer, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Salaried computer programmers earn about $34.92 per hour on average. That’s roughly $72,630 per... Read more »

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Silicon Alley A to Z

By at June 5, 2012 | 10:23 am | 0 Comment

Silicon Alley A to Z

Original post by Elizabeth MacBride via crainsnewyork A Angels They are the Wall Streeters, the serial entrepreneurs and other deep pockets who are driving seed- and early-stage funding in Silicon Alley, shelling out millions to get in on the first days of the next... Read more »

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Big Data to create a new boom in job market

By at June 5, 2012 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

Big Data to create a new boom in job market

Original post by Times of India BANGALORE: The 'Big Data' industry - the ability to access, analyze and use humungous volumes of data through specific technology - will require a whole new army of data workers globally. India itself will require a minimum of 1,00,000 data... Read more »

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A Google Panel on Startups as Merkel Meets Tech Stars

By at June 5, 2012 | 7:46 am | 0 Comment

A Google Panel on Startups as Merkel Meets Tech Stars

Original post by David Knight via Silicon Allee State assistance for the startup scene was one of the topics touched on at the first Google panel discussion in Berlin on Monday evening, on the same day that a group of tech heavyweights met with Angela Merkel. Conrad... Read more »

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TechMeetups CloudBase event focuses on PaaS (Platform as a Service)

By at June 2, 2012 | 7:48 pm | 0 Comment

TechMeetups CloudBase event focuses on PaaS (Platform as a Service)

PaaS is poised to gain some serious traction this year. This is due to some of the big names stepping in from Salesforce.com with its $212m purchase of Heroku (to the mighty Oracle planning to announce its own foray into the PAAS world with its Java Cloud Service.... Read more »

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Google Chrome OS computers updated with faster processors

By at May 31, 2012 | 4:08 pm | 0 Comment

Google Chrome OS computers updated with faster processors

Original post by Leo Kelion via BBC Google has announced new computers running on its Chrome operating system. The Samsung-manufactured laptop and desktop PCs include processors based on Intel's Sandy Bridge technology, addressing criticism that the launch models were... Read more »

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MongoDB database creator 10gen grabs a whopping $42M from NEA, Sequoia, others

By at May 31, 2012 | 6:12 am | 0 Comment

MongoDB database creator 10gen grabs a whopping $42M from NEA, Sequoia, others

Original post by Sean Ludwig via VB 10gen, the startup that created the popular MongoDB open-source data application, has raised a new $42 million round of funding to improve its data-harnessing technology and build out its team. The New York- and Palo Alto-based... Read more »

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The great IT talent war waging in London

By at May 31, 2012 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

The great IT talent war waging in London

Original post by Alex Derber via LondonLovesBusiness Internet giants are up against blue chips and start-ups in the hunt for talent - can London’s IT pool keep up? Like industrialisation before it, the computer revolution allowed companies to do more with less, but... Read more »

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ALLIANTUS FORGES AHEAD IN THE US

By at May 31, 2012 | 5:44 am | 0 Comment

ALLIANTUS FORGES AHEAD IN THE US

Original post by TONY QUESTED via BusinessWeekly Alliantus, a  Cambridge UK business consultancy focused on innovative technology, has expanded into the US with the appointment of former Global Pittsburgh President Roger O. Cranville – ex-Acorn Computers –as its new... Read more »

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