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Online competency-based education is going to revolutionize the workforce, not MOOCs

October 31st, 2014 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

We already know that recruiting is an imprecise activity, and degrees don’t communicate much about a candidate’s potential and fit, but now data is confirming this. Employers need to know what a student knows and can do.  



All of the biggest and oldest tech companies will be forced to break up: Marc Andreessen

October 31st, 2014 at 10:18 am » Comments Off

Marc Andreessen eBay, Hewlett-Packard and Symantec are three huge companies that have decided to split apart.  Super investor Marc Andreessen was involved in two of these companies and predicts that this is only the beginning. He sits on the boards of eBay and HP.    



Top 11 facts shaping the global mobile industry

October 30th, 2014 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

MEF findings paint a global picture of the mobile content and commerce industry. MEF is the global community for mobile content and commerce. They will launch their findings of their 4thannual Global Consumer Survey in November at MEF Global Forum 2014, which connects international mobile leaders in the heart of Silicon Valley.    



WASP’s giant 3D printer can build houses from mud in some of the most remote places on Earth

October 30th, 2014 at 11:23 am » Comments Off

This 3D printer has been developed to build cheap, sustainable houses using a clay-like paste. WASP, an Italian 3D printer company, demonstrated a giant, three-armed printer they created at Maker Faire Rome. WASP’s 3D printer is unique as it can be assembled on site within two hours, and then filled with mud and fiber to […]



Why women are leaving science, engineering, and tech jobs

October 30th, 2014 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

80% of the women say they love their work, yet many still report barriers to getting to the top. Women in the U.S. who are working in the science, engineering, and tech fields are 45% more likely than their male peers to leave the industry within the year, according to recent research from the Center […]



Plug-in electric vehicles to communicate with electric companies via the cloud

October 29th, 2014 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

A two-way communication platform would allow plug-in electric vehicles to work with power grids. Ford Motor Company and seven global automakers have joined together for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use and improve the […]



Sweden is close to being the first country in the world to eliminate cash

October 28th, 2014 at 11:52 am » Comments Off

It could take up to the year 2030 for physical money to disappear from Sweden’s system altogether. Four out of five purchases in Sweden are paid for electronically or by card according to a new report from the Swedish news organization, The Local. They also report that Swedes are using electronic payments 260 times per […]



French Twitter users can now tweet payments using S-money service

October 28th, 2014 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

Twitter users can tweet a payment to their followers. Twitter users in France can now publicly repay debts, donate to charity or chip in for a gift with a new payment service backed by the country’s second-largest banking service.    



The rapidly changing world of IT sparks a war for developers

October 25th, 2014 at 8:58 am » Comments Off

War for developers The emergence of next-generation social, mobile, analytics and cloud technology has sparked a war for developers able to continue the fast pace of innovation. Enterprises that want to remain in business tomorrow would be wise to make the right changes today.    



The future of campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond

October 24th, 2014 at 9:35 am » Comments Off

Recruiters will need to look into their crystal balls to determine what campus recruiting will look in the future. The employment landscape will continue to change as technology moves forward. What does this mean for campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond? It will look much different from today – students will have different majors, use […]



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