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Women, Minorities Underrepresented in Silicon Valley, Other Tech Hubs

Posted April 11th, 2014 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Silicon Valley is the global leader in technological wizardry, but it suffers from an image as a young, all-white, all-male club. The success of social media startups like Facebook that appeared in recent years and grew their ranks by hiring young people created the notion that “young college dropouts” can “make it big in Silicon […]

Youth at Forefront of Global Internet Use

Posted March 7th, 2014 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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If you are under 30, you are probably one of the young people leading the global charge in Internet and mobile technology. Young people are “particularly likely to use the Internet. They are particularly likely to engage in social networking,” said Richard Wike, Director of Pew Research Center’s Global Attitude Research. “They are particularly likely […]

Tech Sightings, December 12, 2013

Posted December 12th, 2013 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The Verge 50 – The 50 People who Changed Our Lives This Year 2013 has been a year of revelations, disclosures, heartbreaking losses, and thrilling wins. A year of changes. But most of all, it’s been a year when it was never more clear that just a single person could change the way we all […]

Tech Sightings, December 10, 2013

Posted December 10th, 2013 at 4:19 pm (UTC-5)
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Three Reasons Bitcoins Aren’t in Your Wallet Yet Security and flexibility of the virtual currency are among several big challenges, experts say. Google Cancels Plans for a $300 Million Data Center in Hong Kong The Hong Kong site – which was estimated to cost $300 million – would have complimented data centers that are being […]

Tech Sightings, December 4, 2013

Posted December 4th, 2013 at 9:17 pm (UTC-5)
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Katy Perry Puts Twitter Army on Standby Pop queen Katy Perry, who has  a record 48 million followers on Twitter ,  told AFP that she is ready to put her force to good use. The 29-year-old star officially became an envoy for the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday. Volcano Alert: A System to Warn […]

Tech Sightings, December 3, 2013

Posted December 3rd, 2013 at 8:58 pm (UTC-5)
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The Latest Theory is that the Creator of Bitcoin Is a Blogger Despite the massive attention bitcoin has received this year, no one knows the true identity of its creator. Apple Awarded Patent on Wireless Charging The wireless charging patent includes the ability to power up desktops, as well as mobile devices. Bitcoin Rises as […]