04-03-2012
04-02-2012Computers, scams and consumer fraud
Most often, older adults find themselves on the receiving end of attempted scams and get-quick-rich schemes. Linked with today's technology, the reasons for being security conscious and Internet savvy increases. As the number of older adults logging on to the Internet continues to grow,... - Shamokin News-Item

04-02-2012eCORP and STEP enter into MOU; will allow oil and gas field development in Southern Tier
TIOGA COUNTY, N.Y. - eCORP International, LLC ("eCORP") and Southern Tier Energy Partners, LLC (STEP) have announced that they have executed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") to develop up to 135,000 acres of Marcellus Shale and to introduce environmentally compatible oil and gas... - Towanda Daily Review

04-02-2012Local health agencies prepare as county ages, money shrinks
By HEATHER ROTH hroth@indianagazette.net | 0 comments As the population of senior citizens in Indiana County grows and state money continues to stagnate, service groups and nonprofit home-health agencies are looking at options, including new technology and increased... - Indiana Gazette

04-01-2012Computer Science for the Rest of Us
READING, writing and — refactoring code? Many professors of computer science say college graduates in every major should understand software fundamentals. They don’t argue that everyone needs to be a skilled programmer. Rather, they seek to teach “computational thinking” — the general concepts programming... - New York Times

03-30-2012Conflict Over How Open ‘Do Not Track’ Talks Will Be
WASHINGTON — Technology companies want to talk with the government about protecting privacy on the Internet. They just want those talks to be private. Enlarge This Image Win McNamee/Getty Images Jon Leibowitz, chairman of the F.T.C., says the group takes Do Not Track to... - New York Times

03-30-2012Geisinger to build $52.8 million laboratory in Danville
DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center has received final board approval for the construction of a state-of-the-art $52.8 million patient lab facility. The 115,000-square-foot laboratory on the Danville campus will be located right behind and connected to the Hospital for Advanced Medicine.... - Sunbury Daily Item

03-29-2012‘The Cloud’ Could Rain 20,000 Jobs In Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Companies — and cities — looking to create jobs should look to the cloud, if a new study is any guide. Over the next three years, the cloud could rain 20,000 new jobs on the Philadelphia region alone. “Nearly 14 million new jobs worldwide and over 1.1 million in the U.S.... - KYW News Radio 1060

03-15-2012Feds offer $1M to develop biotech industry
The U.S. Department of Commerce has offered $1 million to the Jessup Business Park Technology Incubator to help attract the biotechnology industry to the region. The money will jump start the languishing project, which had been shelved the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Co., the development arm of the... - Scranton Times

03-13-2012America's war on manufacturing
By Clyde Prestowitz In the wake of calls for tax breaks and other measures to support manufacturing from President Obama and the leading Republican presidential candidates, there has been an outcry from economists against such industrial policy. But Harvard Business School professor Gary Pisano makes the excellent point... - Philadelphia Inquirer


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