Students increasingly using LinkedIn for job searchesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Students and recent graduates looking to get into the workforce for the first time are increasingly turning to social and professional networks and sites like LinkedIn in their search for a job and inside information about companies. {loadposition peter}In their search for a job, students are using the networks to research companies, explore trends and, according to a study by LinkedIn, they are (IT news)

Google Acquires QuickOffice, Looks Forward To An Even More Seamless, Intuitive And Integrated Experienceview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – In a move to possibly counter Microsoft’s future intentions, Google has just announced it acquired productivity giant QuickOffice. This is likely done because of the simple fact that more and more people are using their Android devices to do work on the go. (IT news)

22-inch ViewSonic VCD22 Android Smart Display Hands-On Videoview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Engadget got a good look at ViewSonic‘s VCD22, an interesting device that could prove useful for certain niche applications. ViewSonic seems to think education is one of those niches, judging from the family-friendly apps seen during this hands-on video. (IT news)

Google Chromebox: Not An Apple Mac Miniview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Google Chromebooks, those Web-based notebooks running Chrome OS, have a new sibling called the Chromebox. Indeed, the Samsung Chromebox is a home office device that resembles Apple’s Mac Mini. Why should Google Apps Authorized Resellers care? (IT news)

Schools should let kids BYODview story

http://www.itwire.com – Schools should abandon attempts to ban students from using their own technology – including phones – in classrooms, and instead encourage children to use their own devices if they really want to transform education. (IT news)

Google Buys Raspberry Pi and Arduino Units for UK Classroomsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google’s Eric Schmidt has made it known that cash will be available through its investment into Teach First for UK Computer Teachers. This money would be available for teachers to purchase Raspberry Pi and Arduino units for UK classrooms. This announcement was made at the UK Science Museum where we was to talk about Mountain View and the charity’s partnership. (IT news)

Google (GOOG): Your New Hardware Supplier?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Is Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) poised to become one of your major hardware suppliers? Before you dismiss such an idea, keep close tabs on Google’s recent buyout of Motorola Mobility plus the upcoming Google I/O conference, where plenty of news involving Google Android tablets, Google Chromebooks and smartphones may surface. (IT news)

[ubuntu] 11.4 networkmangier pptp vpnview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I installed sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp and set up a vpn profile configured to connect to my schools vpn but when I Click on it under my network icon, "VPN Connections." nothing happens. When looking back the vpn connection gets a check mark but that is it. Making other profiles leads to the same result. Also more then one can be checked at a time. (Hardware)

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin: Will April Be A Magic Month?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – When it comes to Ubuntu, Canonical’s Linux distribution, most pundits keep close tabs on April and October. Like clockwork, Canonical always releases Ubuntu upgrades during those months. Indeed, Canonical is beta testing Ubuntu 12.04 (code-named Precise Pangolin) now and expects to ship the new Linux release on April 26. (IT news)

[ubuntu] Can't connect to schools network driveview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Howdy! I'm quite new to Linux and Ubuntu, so please bear with me if I am making an elementary mistake. So I am trying to access some files that I have stored on my school's computer science server. At first, I tried using this guide, but it did not work. (Hardware)