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Does Jobs Secretly Prefer DRM?
Steve Jobs achieved hero status a few months ago for calling on record labels to remove copy restrictions from downloads.

Jobs, Gates To Share A Stage

The D: All Things Digital conference taking place next week will bring together the two most iconic figures in US technology: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.

How Badly Do You Want to Work at Google?

Jeff Barr recalls the interview process he went through with Google – he didn’t join – and shares an email from a Google recruiter, outlining the laundry list of steps you need to do, just for the phone interview!

Investors Suckered By Fake Apple News

Engadget ended up with egg on its face after a phony email purportedly from Apple led them to believe the iPhone and OSX Leopard would be delayed.

Google Base Changes Vertical Search Results
Google Base has a bunch of search verticals, mini search engines built on data uploaded to Base, and they’ve changed the results format of those search engines. The old:

Job Wars: Networks Versus Boards
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The future of finding employment via the Internet will make ‘who you know’ very important, but getting a start will be a function of ‘what you know’ and what positions you can find to get in the door.

Hound Sniffs Out Job Listings
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A new job metasearch competitor to Simply Hired and Indeed has emerged from attorney job finder Juriscape.

Tasty Chowdah: Google Moving Into Boston
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Job listings for the Boston area and a reputed search for suitable facilities in the city add up to a forthcoming Beantown presence for the search advertising company.

Cisco and Apple Settle Up iPhone Dispute

The legal spat between Apple and Cisco over use of the term "iPhone" was nothing that, speculatively, a big bag o’money couldn’t solve. Though the terms of the settlement both companies announced yesterday are confidential, it isn’t unreasonable to think that Cisco got some benefit beyond mutual use of the term and an interoperability agreement.

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Steve Jobs Blasts Teachers Unions
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Apple’s CEO has a problem with public schools that he sees as rooted in the unions that prevent principals from firing underperforming teachers.

Scoble’s Note to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs is right that unions are corrosive on the quality of our schools. Our schools are bad because we can’t get rid of bad teachers. But, it’s worse than that — Steve Jobs’ fix wouldn’t fix the total problem. Patrick’s Mom was a teacher for a while. She left for a variety of reasons, but partly because the pay is so bad for the work you put into that job.

Steve Jobs Speaks Out Against DRM

Apple has been the object of much ire concerning the encoding of its

Simply Hired Links Blogs To Jobs
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The release of the Job-a-matic tool will give bloggers and website publishers the option to add job listings to their sites, and to profit from them too.

Will Steve Jobs Let Mac OS Run on Intel Boxes?

An interesting development, tucked away in an article at Fortune magazine about the company behind the Parallels software program, which allows Mac users to run Windows in a virtual machine and switch back and forth (relatively) seamlessly.

iPhone Drops, Everyone Starts Cussin’

Just try to look at Apple’s new iPhone without cursing. Go ahead, try it. You know who else is cursing? Microsoft, RIM, Nokia, Verizon, and Sprint, to name a few. This daggum rickafrackin thing is going to smash the bejeebers out of everything else.

Apple Unleashes Product Too Good To Be True

Anyone who regularly reads this blog knows me to be a big fan of Microsoft, but even I’m not stupid enough to say that Apple didn’t drop a bombshell today.

LiveDeal Posts SimplyHired Jobs On Site

Online classified website LiveDeal has followed MySpace in tapping job search engine SimplyHired for employment listings.

Live Expo Finds Jobs With CareerBuilder

The Windows Live Expo team added several features to the site in recent weeks, including job listings from CareerBuilder.com.

Is Apple copying Microsoft?

OK, I just watched the Steve Jobs presentation yesterday where he demonstrated iTV for the first time.

Hey ColdFusion Pros, Why Use It?
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Java, Ruby, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, these languages all get the buzz when it comes to online application development. I am curious about why ColdFusion even matters today.

Google Pitching Jobs To SciFi Geeks

When the World Science Fiction Convention, best known as WorldCon, starts up in Anaheim today, some Googlers will be in attendance. One would think Google’s presence at a well-known international conference would be enough to justify sending this writer out to Anaheim to cover the event.

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