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Tech jobs hold up as unemployment rate rises

It's hard to find bright spots in newly released labor statistics, but here's one: there are more computer systems design and consulting services gigs than a year ago.

By March 6, 2009

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Fume hoods leave the stove and join the unemployment line

Downdraft cook tops from Jenn-Air eliminate the need for fume hoods

By July 21, 2008

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Gangnam Style flash mob 9,000 strong storms Sicily

Europe's youth unemployment problem isn't helping the economy, but it sure helps fuel a wicked public dance party.

By October 10, 2012

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Honoring those who Facebooked themselves out of their jobs

The Facebook Fired blog is a painfully modern collection of stories memorializing those who are collecting unemployment thanks to posts on Facebook or similar public disclosures.

By September 14, 2012

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Spectrum auction compromise part of payroll tax cut bill

Congressional compromise to extend the payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits also includes authorization funding for a public safety wireless network.

By February 16, 2012

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Massachusetts agency says virus led to data breach

Qakbot virus may have grabbed sensitive data as people used computers on the network of state's unemployment offices.

By May 17, 2011

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Google rallies opposition to Calif. energy measure

A ballot measure to suspend a California emission-reduction law until unemployment improves is decried by Google, which thinks that could derail clean-tech investment.

By August 10, 2010

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New York rolls dice on semiconductors

State heavily subsidizes chipmaker to build manufacturing plant in area hard-hit by unemployment.

By August 4, 2009

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Google launches tool for searching public data

Curious about unemployment trends in your state cross-referenced against salaries? Google Public Data Explorer could make it easier to create a visual representation.

By March 8, 2010

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GOP's Whitman, Fiorina lose California elections

Despite dizzying campaign spending, double-digit California unemployment, and an anti-incumbent sentiment, ex-CEOs Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina couldn't dislodge their Democratic rivals.

By November 2, 2010