Oracle OpenWorld seizes on move to cloud – SFGate

Oracle OpenWorld seizes on move to cloud – SFGate.

The forecast for San Francisco this week calls for clouds – as in the computer variety.

There will be lots of talk on the streets and in the bars about this current mega-trend in enterprise computing – computer systems that run on remote data centers over the Internet – as more than 50,000 registered attendees are expected to descend on Oracle Corp.’s 30th annual OpenWorld user conference.



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MacBook Pro w Retina

The good: The unprecedented high-resolution screen on the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display makes images — even simple text — look beautifully clear. Despite a redesigned, lightweight body, the powerful components, including an Nvidia GPU, compare well to recent high-end desktop replacements. Overdue new ports, including USB 3.0 and HDMI, are welcome.

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Help wanted: $183K plus. Tool gives lowdown on tech salaries | Business Tech – CNET News | LA R G E T H O U G HT

Help wanted: $183K plus. Tool gives lowdown on tech salaries | Business Tech – CNET News | LA R G E T H O U G HT.

Anyone who works in tech is going to like this. Wealthfront, an online financial adviser based in Palo Alto, Calif., today rolled out an interactive tool that let’s you see what tech jobs pay among private firms across the country.
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Social Good Summit

via Social Good Summit .

The question posed at the Social Good Summit:

“How can new technology and new media create solutions for the biggest problems facing my community?

10 Inspiring Quotes From Mashable’s Social Good Summit »

The Social Good Summit hosted dozens of professionals who all had something to say about social good — we picked the top 10 quotes.
Quotes Like;
“Ninety percent of the world’s population is covered by a mobile signal. Fifty percent of people in sub-saharan Africa own cellphones — there’s more on the African continent than in the U.S.”
 — John Nesbit, CEO of Medic Mobile