Jul 25, 2017

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With many cities trying to become the next Silicon Valley or tech hubs in their own right, the job site Indeed decided to take a look at where job growth is actually happening. Turns out the same places (think San Francisco) still have a money monopoly on the market. But there are some promising areas. Indeed's chief economist Jed Kolko stops by to break down the site's findings with us. Next, we'll look at Windows' decision to phase out its Paint program, which will be replaced by a 3-D version. The BBC's Zoe Kleinman explains its appeal, and how even professional artists sometimes use it to create illustrations.

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Tech jobs are spreading to other parts of the country

Jul 25, 2017
But, according to data from Indeed, they tend to offer little growth and lower pay.
Higher-paying tech jobs are becoming increasingly concentrated in eight tech hubs.
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With many cities trying to become the next Silicon Valley or tech hubs in their own right, the job site Indeed decided to take a look at where job growth is actually happening. Turns out the same places (think San Francisco) still have a money monopoly on the market. But there are some promising areas. Indeed’s chief economist Jed Kolko stops by to break down the site’s findings with us. Next, we’ll look at Windows’ decision to phase out its Paint program, which will be replaced by a 3-D version. The BBC’s Zoe Kleinman explains its appeal, and how even professional artists sometimes use it to create illustrations.

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