Is this future?
The demand for New York’s tech talent may be heating up.
Amazon is expected to announce the home of two new headquarters—one in northern Virginia and the other in New York City—before year-end, employing 25,000 people at each location. Still unconfirmed, Amazon’s news comes just days before rumblings that Google may also be planning a New York expansion.
In 1994, a computer science grad from Carnegie Mellon published a new project: A Linux distribution he dubbed “Red Hat.” Twenty-four years later, Marc Ewing’s project—and the business spun around it—has been bought by IBM for $34 billion, making it the largest software acquisition in history.
In 2014, Hong Kong saw protests against the downgrading of democracy in the Chinese-ruled territory. Many protesters came with yellow umbrellas which soon became a symbol of their agitation.
Captain’s Log – Stardate 1034.55. A ship-wide system failure has struck all navigational devices and computer servers on the Enterprise. Commander Data has being signed off sick with a hardware malfunction brought on by stress. I’ve retired to the holodeck to let off some steam by dancing with some showgirls from those old Westerns that were popular on the planet called Earth many centuries ago. We have learnt our lesson in trusting Windows 7.
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