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Korean tech start-ups offer life beyond Samsung

As an engineering major at Seoul's Yonsei University, Yoon Ja-Young was perfectly poised to follow the secure, lucrative and socially prized career path long-favoured by South Korea's elite graduates.

Feb 23, 2015
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Report: Silicon Valley tech economy booming

Silicon Valley's tech economy is continuing to boom, with 58,000 new jobs and 42,000 new residents last year and all indications the record growth will continue, according to study released Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015
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Huge VC investments into Uber, Airbnb stifle competition

The jackpot-sized venture capital investments last year reveal a few things about Silicon Valley's tech scene: Uber's IPO seems imminent, investors are convinced Airbnb can't be beaten by a competitor, and unlike years' past, ...

Feb 19, 2015
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Facebook, LinkedIn join to help women in tech

(AP)—Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands ...

Feb 06, 2015
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Iceland startup finds success with trivia app

A small startup has taken the gaming world by storm, finding success with its QuizUp trivia app and spurning offers to abandon its remote Iceland headquarters in favor of California's Silicon Valley.

Mar 06, 2014
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