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Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...at Facebook and Twitter.Porat's defection from a top job on Wall Street serves as the latest reminder of the technology industry's allure as its products reshape culture and enrich the companies creating them.Google has been at the forefront...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/google-hires-woman-new-cfo
3 carriers to build Google's mobile wallet into new phones

...announced Monday is the latest example of how the competition between Google and Apple is extending beyond the technology industry's traditional boundaries. Silicon Valley's two richest companies also are expanding into fields such as home...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-23/3-carriers-build-googles-m
Tech industry pushes for cybersecurity, tax breaks

ATLANTA - A trade association for Georgia's growing high-technology industry is seeking the extension of existing tax breaks and new ones during this legislative session, as well as a review of ways to exploit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-21/tech-industry-pushes-cyb
One year in, program appears to have cracked the code on filling tech jobs

...programmers today. Each got an apprenticeship through LaunchCode, an innovative program that's bridging the technology industry's skill gap.LaunchCode founder Jim McKelvey knew from experience that plenty of coders came from nontraditional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-12-06/one-year-program-appears-have-crack
Unisys bringing jobs to Augusta

...technology service center coming to Augusta and bringing 250 initial jobs is another building block in the city's technology industry, according to Mayor Deke Copenhaver."To me, these are technology jobs," he said. "These are IT jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-03/unisys-brin
On The Move

...Operating OfficerEmployer: EDTSWork expe r ience: He joined the company in 2000 and has more than 15 years in the technology industry. He was previously chief information officer. DELANO COLLINSJob title: Chief Information OfficerEmployer: EDTSWork...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2015-01-23/move
Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

...in the oil and gas industries, which employ mostly men. CUTTING-EDGE JOB, NOT PAY? Women in the computer technology industry earn an average of $6,358 a year less than men, factoring in education, age, region and occupation differences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-12/unequal-pay-must-be-lot-go
Shopgirl: Ring will alert wearer to phone calls, reminders

Historically, the technology industry has catered mainly to men. That has been their loss and they're learning, because the few technology companies now gearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-07-05/shopgirl-rin
Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 billion

...the next decade in investments, acquisitions and research and development in the United States."The medical technology industry is critical to the U.S. economy, and we will continue to invest and innovate and create well-paying jobs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/medtronic-buy-covidien-429
Supreme Court rules against Internet startup Aereo in copyright fight with broadcasters

...today's decision clearly states that how the technology works does not matter. This sends a chilling message to the technology industry," Kanojia said in a statement.Justices Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas dissented. Scalia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-25/supreme-court-rules-agains