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Mary Meeker's plan to turn the country around

"Queen of the Net" Mary Meeker, now an analyst at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, issued a report that argues that the United States should invest in technology, research and development on its path to economic recovery. The report, "U.S.A,...

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 25, 2011; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tech for Development  
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Obama names Facebook, Intel and Comcast execs to new jobs council

President Obama named Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, venture capitalist John Doerr and Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts to his council on jobs and competitiveness, highlighting the administration's emphasis on high-tech and media firms to help shape economic policy....

By Cecilia Kang  | February 23, 2011; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Comcast, Facebook, Intel, Tech for Development  
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Intel CEO, new Obama jobs adviser, announces new chip facility

Intel chief executive Paul Otellini, just appointed to President Obama's panel on jobs and competitiveness, said Thursday that the chipmaker will build a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will create thousands of new construction, manufacturing and engineering jobs. Otellini was...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 18, 2011; 3:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Intel, Tech for Development  
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At Obama's private meeting with high-tech execs, even Twitter couldn't tweet

Want to know what President Obama and Silicon Valley leaders dished about during a dinner Thursday night? Well you won't find much on Twitter, Facebook or the blogs of the CEOs' companies. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was uncharacteristically taciturn...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 18, 2011; 9:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
Categories:  Apple, Facebook, Google, Tech for Development, Twitter  
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Web programming, Web design top list of hot online jobs in 2011

Web programming and Web design lead oDesk's predictions for the top tech jobs of 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 24, 2010; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Tech for Development  
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The Circuit: net neutrality -- the morning after; Verizon and Motorola go 4G; women in tech

LEADING THE DAY: Everyone's weighing in on the Federal Communications Commission's vote to approve net neutrality rules on Tuesday. While President Obama and others hailed the move as an important step in preserving open access, the criticism started flowing almost...

By Hayley Tsukayama  | December 22, 2010; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AT&T, FCC, Facebook, Media, Net Neutrality, Online Video, Social media, Tech for Development  
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