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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U.S. companies simply cannot find enough new high-tech college grads to fill their job openings. In response, many universities are recruiting students into degree programs in science, technology, engineering and math, also known as the STEM disciplines. However, research has found that undergraduates pursuing degrees are failing to complete them at an alarming rate.

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Mobile is here to stay, with its own set of rules and constraints. At the same time, it’s a rapidly evolving platform, with new technologies and capabilities being added by the quarter. We can’t design for mobile like we used to do for posters and Web pages. So what toolkit and mindset does a mobile designer need to thrive?

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In the famous case of Dr. Frankenstein, his reanimated creature ran afoul of the villagers because it had difficulty adjusting to its new environment. It’s a lesson not lost on the latest team of researchers hoping to create new life forms in the laboratory. Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing living/nonliving hybrid materials specifically designed to adapt. ...

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If you’re planning to look for a new job this year, you’re not alone.

Which might leave you wondering: How, exactly, does one get noticed in a crowded, motivated pool of applicants? Sure, you can read the job description, but how can you know what hiring managers are really looking for? Which applicants stand out from a stack of resumes? ...

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