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Obama To Announce Training Initiative For High-Tech Jobs

Reuters | Posted 03.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a program to provide more Americans with the training needed to secur...

Can Selective Immigration Help the Innovation Crisis?

Christopher Newfield | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Christopher Newfield

Every element of the country's past success is coming under scrutiny -- the patent process, the higher education system, and the condition of the physical and digital infrastructures, among many others. One perennial target is the bottleneck in U.S. access to the world's technical workforce.

High Tech Knowledge Brokering

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.29.2012 | Technology
Soren Petersen

How do engineers contribute to concepts through the integration of new technologies and turn inventions into innovative applications satisfying new or existing user needs?

The State of the Union: More United Than Reported

Dean Garfield | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology
Dean Garfield

We want to continue as the world's dominant economic and innovating power, maintaining the level of prosperity we have enjoyed for the past 30 years. Together we can attain these goals if we focus on solutions instead of launching salvos against each other for the sake of politics.

Stop Scapegoating Tech

Dean Garfield | Posted 01.29.2012 | Technology
Dean Garfield

We are saddened by the slow job creation in the U.S. but it is against our best interest to scapegoat the technology sector.

High-Tech Resurgence Key to Warding Off Double-Dip Recession

Dean Garfield | Posted 10.12.2011 | Technology
Dean Garfield

Despite recent events, as well as a wave of fear that shows no sign of dissipating anytime soon, one shining light of America's economy is high-tech.

SF Tech Jobs Climb Near Level Of Dot-Com Peak | Casey Newton, Chronicle Staff Writer | Posted 05.28.2011 | Technology

As technology companies' soaring valuations draw comparisons to the dot-com days, a new analysis highlights another similarity: The number of tech wor...

If Tech Companies Aren't Hiring, Who Will? | CATHERINE RAMPELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The disappointing hiring trend raises questions about whether the tech industry can help power a recovery and sustain American job growth in the next ...

Despite Recession, State Added 8,000 High-Tech Jobs In 2008

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In the depths of the Great Recession, Illinois' high-tech industry added 2,900 jobs in 2008, a 1.4 percent gain from the previous year and better than...