LinkedIn to acquire Pulse for $90 million
News Picture Professional networking website LinkedIn is paying about $90 million to acquire Pulse, which makes an e-reader platform used on mobile devices. More than 30 million people worldwide use Pulse’s e-reader applications on devices running both.
H-1B visas: How reforms will help Indian IT professionals
News Picture Vishal Sankhla, an Indian engineer, is among those at the center of a storm over how to fix the nation’s immigration system. Sankhla got a master’s degree in electrical engineering nine years ago from the University of Southern California, follow
IT companies giving inputs for online course
News Picture National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), led by IIT and IISc, will move to a massive open online course platform, which may be provided by Google’s Coursebuilder or Harvard and MIT-promoted online course platform edX, or both.
Twitter to launch music app this weekend, says sources
News Picture In the latest Twitter news story to surface today, sources have told the folks over at AllThingsD that the rumored Twitter music app we’ve been hearing about will be launched this Friday, with another stating that it will be launched at Coachel.
Hacking boot camps promise to kick off tech careers
News Picture Looking for a career change, Ken Shimizu decided he wanted to be a software developer, but he didn’t want to go back to college to study computer science. Instead, he quit his job and spent his savings to enroll at Dev Bootcamp.