Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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One fresh headline is declaring: "The personal computer is dead." Might be a bit of an overstatement -- but the evidence is that now more memory chips are going into mobile devices than are going into desktops or laptops. The real world lessons here for kids who want to make tech a career? Bedrock assumptions are smashed every couple of years, and we have no idea what the computers of the future will look like. But they can prepare.
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Death of the PC, the Winklevii's other Social Network, and tech ed in New York

The personal computer is dead, and more on the future of tech from New York City
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Winklevoss, Wall Street, high school

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