At the beginning of every week our Jobspring offices around the country participate in “Market Knowledge” meetings. These meetings give our staff a chance to share articles and inform their offices about what’s going on in their local tech market.
Since we find this knowledge share so useful, we thought that we would share some of these articles with our readers!
Here are the articles our offices found the most interesting:
Facebook Hires Chef to Juggle 150,000 Machines (Wired.com)
In the last 3 years Facebook’s empire of servers has grown from 30,000 to 150,000 causing the company to rethink their infrastructure and protocols for updating their system.
Sources: Fast-growing Boston tech company Gazelle considering move to Louisville Riverport (Insider Louisville)
Gazelle, the flipper of unwanted electronics, is moving from Boston to Louisville, a big change for this Boston based company.
The Cities Winning The Battle For The Fastest Growing High-Wage Sector In The U.S. (New Geography)
Chicago comes in at No. 43 for The Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Tech Workers.
America’s Genius Glut (The New York Times)
Four senators have introduced a bill to solve a problem we don’t have: the supply of high-tech workers.
Microsoft Big On Westside (LA Business Journal)
Microsoft making its way to Silicon Beach.
Snapchat moves to Venice (LA Business Journal)
Snapchat, a messaging app, is moving to Venice.
Why NYC startups are winning the engagement race, and other Silicon Alley trends to watch (VentureBeat)
Even though Silicon Valley will continue to be the start up mecca for years to come, VCs, large tech companies and the technology press have recognized New York’s blossoming tech scene.
Social media management startup Sprinklr grabs $15M from Intel & Battery to outclass Radian6 (VentureBeat)
Sprinklr was founded in 2008 and launched its software in late 2009. The company claims to have had 400 percent year-over-year growth in 2012.
The 5 Top Tech Jobs of 2018 (Dice)
How tech jobs will look from now through 2018.
Disruptions: Where Apple and Dick Tracy May Converge
Apple is experimenting with wristwatch-like devices made of curved glass.
Microsoft's Surface Pro: More security blanket than tablet (CNN Money)
Microsoft Surface Pro: Good, but not great.
128GB iPad now on sale: Will professionals bite? (ZDNet)
The 128GB iPad has gone on sale, but can Apple convince people to pay notebook prices for a tablet?
5 ideas from 500 Startups' Dave McClure's Demo Day warmup
Dave McClure, founder of 500 startups, will be the first to bluntly address which startups will succeed over others.
How the University of Phoenix will survive the education tech boom
The article concludes that degree based learning will always be valuable, but the cost of learning will decrease as well.
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