Anyone with even surface-level understanding of the tech industry knows that Silicon Valley -- that cluster of cities in and around the San Francisco Bay Area -- is the world's home for technology. 

However, other North American cities have significant and growing tech economies of their own. What's more, technology is at the heart of some of these cities ranking ...

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Prospective employers seek the most skilled in various IT disciplines -- even for those candidates applying for jobs that might not necessarily fall under the IT label. more

Mashable recently examined the 10 biggest talent gaps in the tech sector, highlighting positions hirers have difficulty filling.

Many of these careers offer salaries exceeding six-figures, and all have favorable employment outlook opportunities. But high pay ties directly into the advanced skill sets necessary, which also explains talent gaps.

The value of in-depth tech knowledge in today's marketplace cannot be ...

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Tech sector job opportunities are growing quickly, and that's good news for many U.S. cities.

Career opportunities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are expected to grow at a rate almost double that of all other industries by 2018, according to a U.S. Census report, “STEM: Good Jobs Now and for the Future.” And in terms ...

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New Jersey’s technology sector has grown enough to put the state in the same league as California, Texas, Virginia and New York, according to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

New Jersey tech jobs that the BLS categorizes as "computer systems design and related services" have grown 5.2 percent since December. The state added 3,600 new tech jobs by through ...

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When it comes to using digital tools to enhance your daily life, you may be quite savvy: You possess an insider’s knowledge of acronyms, platforms and gadgets. Enter the professional world, however, and you may discover business proficiency is another layer or two of knowledge that you have yet to gain.

With an increasing focus on all the digital tools ...

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The fast-paced field of micro/nanofabrication is moving even more rapidly than you might think. How fast? Femtosecond fast – as in one quadrillionth of a second. That’s the time scale of the ultrafast laser systems used to measure and manipulate the molecular building blocks of today’s smaller, smarter machines.

Ultrafast laser systems play multiple roles in demanding applications like MEMS/NEMS ...

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