Sunday, December 27, 2015

TECH Dozens Top Stories -- Q2 Apr, May, Jun 2015

Last update: Sunday 12/27/15
Below find tweets that link to the DLL's most important news stories during 2015, i.e., the cover stories and the two or three other top stories in each week's issue of the DLL's TECH Dozens magazine


TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/4/15


This week's cover = graphic from tweet about the Harvard/M.I.T. report about research on their MOOCs

... Other top stories ==> Obama will issue targeted sanctions to fight cyber terrorists... Cyberattack hits Github ... and Amazon's dash buttons 


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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/11/15

This week's cover = graphic from tweet that LinkedIn buys Lynda.com

... Other top stories ==> Hands-on reviews of Apple watch ... Facebook brings mobile messenger app to desktops... and HBO's John Oliver interviews Edward Snowden


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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/18/15


This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet that Microsoft backs Cyanogen,  the other Android

... Other top stories ==> 
Black women STEM leaders in academia  ... Google vs. Europe ... and Netflix reaches 60 million subscribers 


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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 4/25/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet that Google launched a wireless service

... Other top stories ==> 
edX & ASU launch Global Freshman Academy ... Comcast drops merger plans with Time Warner ... and Facebook's revenue is mostly mobile

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/2/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about Microsoft's Build 2015 

... Other top stories = Baltimore -- 
Voices from HBCUs ... New  college rankings from Brookings Institute ...Another record quarter for Apple

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/9/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet that Federal court strikes down NSA's "Snowden" phone taps 

... Other top stories ==> University of Illinois MBA via MOOCs from Coursera  ...  Silicon Valley's high tech education ... and IBM + Facebook's = supercharged personal ads

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/16/15



This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about Google's robo-car on the road this summer 

... Other top stories = Facebook publishes instant articles... House curtails NSA ... and Verizon buys AOL

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/23/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet that Senate fails to resolve extensions of Patriot Act surveillance 

... Other top stories = Google develops OS for IoT ... Tech coalition urges Obama: no backdoors to encryption ... and Jay-Z defends Tidal

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 5/30/15

This week's cover = photo from tweet about Google's many announcements at I/O 2015

... Other top stories = Meeker's 2015 report ... nanodegree from  Google/Udacity ... Comments about Google's announcements 

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 6/6/15


This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about DARPA's Robotics Challenge

 ... Other top stories = Obama signs bill curbing NSA ...  Microsoft launches Window 10 in July   ... and China cyber attacks federal agency

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 6/13/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about Apple's WWDC 2015

... Other top stories ==> Worst breach of personal ID ... Intel funds startups run by women & minorities ... and Apple open sources Swift 

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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 6/20/15

This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about the biggest weekend of the year for Black Girls Code ... 1 hackathon + 2 workshops 

... Other top stories ==> 
Nest launches camera and other home IoT devices ... FBI investigates whether St. Louis Cardinals hacked Houston Astros ... and Sony's announcements at E3 2015


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TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 6/27/15

This week's cover = graphic from tweet that Tech celebrates Supreme Court's gay marriage decision 

... Other top stories = Facebook's disappointing diversity numbers ... Google's self-driving cars ... and Google's free Wi-Fi