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Somebody app delivers messages via the nearest human

Somebody is a messaging app that sends the message, not to you, but the closest Somebody user to you -- who then has to hunt you down to deliver the contents.

By August 28, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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Apple-IBM partnership: Microsoft today, Google tomorrow

Commentary: The new partnership between Apple and IBM will help, in the short term, to get more Apple's products into corporations. In the longer term, it could help Apple's cloud efforts as well.

By July 26, 2014

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New UK cybersecurity training scheme prepares for hackers

Government and business are under constant cyber attack and must learn to "take the hit," says the director of a new cybersecurity training programme.

By June 24, 2014

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The Fix rocks out

Make it easier to enjoy music at home with tips on archiving your CDs, choosing the right streaming music service, and updating your speakers for wireless sound.

By May 5, 2014

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Zuckerberg's FWD.us to Calif. leaders: Fix 'broken' immigration system now

The political action group, which has a special interest in obtaining visas for high-skilled workers, hopes to force a vote on immigration reform this year.

By May 2, 2014

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be big in mobile. Meet Aviate

Of the almost 40 companies Marissa Mayer acquired since taking over Yahoo in 2012, artificial intelligence service Aviate — and not Tumblr — may turn out to be the biggest catch.

By April 9, 2014

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Silicon Valley's app culture eroding US ability to make serious software

[Q&A] Decidedly old school and proud of it, Pegasystems CEO Alan Trefler says the current app culture has abandoned the concept of customer-centricity with serious consequences for the US' ability to make software.

By April 8, 2014

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Developer outsources job to China, watches cat videos

A "top developer" has been fired after it was discovered that he had been outsourcing his job to a company in China.

By January 16, 2013

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Developer allegedly outsources his whole job to China, fired

A developer in the U.S. thought he was being clever by ensuring his whole job was done overseas, so that he could allegedly take on more jobs which he secretly outsourced overseas.

By January 16, 2013