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When Texas was the Wild West of tech

Molly Wood and Austin Cross | Jun 12, 2015
Before Silicon Valley was Silicon Valley, it was all about Silicon Prairie.

How data breaches are like the flu

Adriene Hill | Jun 12, 2015
Companies have decided that cyber crime is a fact of life.

Cuba Libre

Sabri Ben-Achour and Tim Fernholz | Jun 12, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at how the Cuban economy has changed in the last few years.
Posted In: change, cuba, Economy
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing last November.

Weekly Wrap: Trans-Pacific Partnership and jobs report

Molly Wood | Jun 12, 2015
Nela Richardson and Cardiff Garcia join Molly Wood to recap the week in business and finance.
Participants work at their their laptops at a computer hackers' congress.

Paul Ford on ‘What Is Code?’ and why we should care

Ben Johnson | Jun 12, 2015
Most users don't know about programming. Ford wants to fix that.
Posted In: coding, computers, software

New tool against terrorism: a spare transformer

Scott Tong | Jun 12, 2015
An act of sabotage has the industry thinking about protection now.

Migrating whales bring migrating tourists

Eliza Mills | Jun 12, 2015
The mammals bring a multi billion-dollar industry with them as they travel.
Companies in the U.S. are clamoring for H-1B visas to hire skilled foreign workers, especially in technology fields.

Foreign worker applications outnumber available slots

Eliza Mills | Jun 12, 2015
H-1B visas will be distributed by lottery and will help fill in-demand tech jobs.

Training is in short supply for police forces

Sally Herships | Jun 12, 2015
Professional development is lacking, experts say, but costs can be prohibitory.

The economics of moving for a job

David Lazarus and Jenny Ament | Jun 12, 2015
What would it take for you to leave your current life?
Posted In: dream job, income, moving