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Report: Apple clamping down on App Store content

January31
Apple rejected an app submitted by Sony that would have allowed customers to purchase and read e-books sold through the Sony Reader Store, The New York Times reports.
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eBay snags Bing’s development manager, Facebook scientist

January31
As part of an effort to beef up its search tools, eBay reportedly hires Bing's development manager and a scientist from Facebook.
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Software Engineer-Contract (Irvine, CA)

January31
Exacta Media, Inc. a full service advertising agency is seeking a talented Contract Software Engineer with strong expertise and knowledge of C#, Java Script, JQuery, XJS, AJAX, CSS, XML, HTML, ASP.NET; Experience writing SQL and stored procedures in a MS SQL Server 2005/2008 database; design new database infrastructure is a key component to the job.

We are looking for an individual who is able to hit the ground running and thrive in a team of extremely smart and progressive individuals who are focused on pushing the envelope of media and software development. Must be able to learn and use new technologies quickly and with high levels of quality and performance. We are looking for candidates who can assist us in growing our business, our applications and our staff.

We are a high paced and energetic company that focuses on technology to drive the business objectives.

Essential Functions:
Will design, develop and maintain software on Microsoft .Net platform. Serve as technical lead on development efforts, including participating in requirements analysis and design. Will have responsibility for developing solutions for all tiers of the application; code-behinds, front and backend controls, middle-tier business components, database layer, etc. Assist in formulating standards and development practices across all platforms.

Candidates must have excellent analytical skills, good knowledge of project life cycles, large project experience, and the ability to mentor. Must be able to act in an entrepreneurial manner to ensure the software delivered matches the business needs.

Must also be able to design and develop software independently or in a group. Must be able to assist in design and development reviews. Should be comfortable with direct communication with all levels of technical and business resources and be able to communicate back to staff.

Requirements:

* 5+ years hands on experience with VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Java Script, JQuery, XJS, XML, HTML, CSS, AJAX
* 5+ years hands on experience with SQL Server, creating tables, writing stored procedures and views, and work with triggers
* 5+ years experience in all phases of the software development life cycle in a project oriented environment
* Knowledge in OO development principles, multi-tier web application design and relational database principles required.
* History of delivering XML-based, Webservice, and Component-Based applications to production.
* Visual FoxPro, HTML, ASP, JavaScript, VBScript, XML, Crystal Reports and related web development technologies needed
* BS Degree in Computer Science
* Strong Analytical Skills and good problem solving skills.
* Stellar employment history preferred

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY!

We do not work with recruiters!

We do not accept telephone calls!
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Contract – Software Engineer (Irvine, CA)

January31
Exacta Media, Inc. a full service advertising agency is seeking a talented Contract Software Engineer with strong expertise and knowledge of C#, Java Script, JQuery, XJS, AJAX, CSS, XML, HTML, ASP.NET; Experience writing SQL and stored procedures in a MS SQL Server 2005/2008 database; design new database infrastructure is a key component to the job.

We are looking for an individual who is able to hit the ground running and thrive in a team of extremely smart and progressive individuals who are focused on pushing the envelope of media and software development. Must be able to learn and use new technologies quickly and with high levels of quality and performance. We are looking for candidates who can assist us in growing our business, our applications and our staff.

We are a high paced and energetic company that focuses on technology to drive the business objectives.

Essential Functions:
Will design, develop and maintain software on Microsoft .Net platform. Serve as technical lead on development efforts, including participating in requirements analysis and design. Will have responsibility for developing solutions for all tiers of the application; code-behinds, front and backend controls, middle-tier business components, database layer, etc. Assist in formulating standards and development practices across all platforms.

Candidates must have excellent analytical skills, good knowledge of project life cycles, large project experience, and the ability to mentor. Must be able to act in an entrepreneurial manner to ensure the software delivered matches the business needs.

Must also be able to design and develop software independently or in a group. Must be able to assist in design and development reviews. Should be comfortable with direct communication with all levels of technical and business resources and be able to communicate back to staff.

Requirements:

* 5+ years hands on experience with VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Java Script, JQuery, XJS, XML, HTML, CSS, AJAX
* 5+ years hands on experience with SQL Server, creating tables, writing stored procedures and views, and work with triggers
* 5+ years experience in all phases of the software development life cycle in a project oriented environment
* Knowledge in OO development principles, multi-tier web application design and relational database principles required.
* History of delivering XML-based, Webservice, and Component-Based applications to production.
* Visual FoxPro, HTML, ASP, JavaScript, VBScript, XML, Crystal Reports and related web development technologies needed
* BS Degree in Computer Science
* Strong Analytical Skills and good problem solving skills.
* Stellar employment history preferred

Local Candidates Only!

We do not work with recruiters!

We do not accept telephone calls!
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Blame me: Mozy scraps unlimited backups

January31
EMC's online backup subsidiary concludes it can't afford subscriptions for unlimited data backup. CNET News' Stephen Shankland concludes it's his fault.
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Yahoo Mail tied to Windows Phone 7 data slurp

January31
That mysterious phantom data problem affecting some Windows Phone 7 users is now being tied to Yahoo's mail servers sending chubby code over the air.
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IT Platform Engineer (Los Angeles, California)

January31
LEVEL Studios is currently seeking an IT Platform Engineer who will become a key member of the growing technology team and will be responsible for the design and delivery of infrastructure technology solutions for both internal and client projects. The engineer will collaborate with team members from all disciplines to produce functional specifications, alternative and gap analysis, costs estimates, and technical recommendations.

LEVEL Studios is a fast-paced environment, which will require strong technical skills and the ability to think creatively when faced with challenges and tight deadlines. We need motivated, independent workers who can work well within a team, effectively communicate thoughts and ideas, and potentially handle multiple projects at one time.

Responsibilities:
• Research, evaluate and implement new system, network and application technologies that compliment and expand the functionality of our computing services.
• Prepare reference architecture and implementation design documentation using standard project lifecycle methodologies.
• Innovate process and technical solutions that position infrastructure technology services as a competitive advantage
• Routinely evaluate infrastructure availability, performance and resource metrics and provide sustainable technical and process solutions.
• Provide professional services consultation with clientele on implementation design, integration and deployment.
• Demonstrate and enforce adherence to standard change and quality management practices.
• Provide technical mentoring to junior staff members.
• Participate in on-call support rotation; provide independent judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving complex infrastructure incidents.

Requirements:
• 7+ years of infrastructure engineering experience in system design, configuration and automation.
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/professional experience is required.
• Results oriented, ability to manage time and projects to goals and objectives.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Business acumen in cost versus benefit analysis.

Thorough enterprise engineering knowledge in the following technology disciplines:
System engineering: Experience with design, implementation, automation and optimization of operating systems and virtualization technologies (Red Hat 5.0+, Windows Server 2008, Mac OS X, Virtualization technologies, Cloud Services)
• Middleware engineering: Experience with the application system design, implementation, automation and optimization of web and portal technologies (LAMP, .Net and Java service architecture, LifeRay portal framework, OWASP) and their supporting infrastructures (DB: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle; Load Balancers, Caching and Content Delivery services)
• Demonstrated experience designing scalable systems and services with an applied understanding of high availability clustering solutions.
• Solid knowledge and understanding of internet protocols and technologies (HTTP, SSL, DNS, TCP/IP, XML)
• Familiarity with application technologies such as JSON, Ruby, CMIS, ReST, NoSQL, RDS, ELB, a plus.

To apply, please click the following link: http://www.level-studios.mycompas.com/levelstudios/level_careers.aspx?ID=ML340957128
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Full Time Web Developer – good salary + stock + benefits (Pasadena)

January31
Spokeo.com is looking for a talented and experienced full-time Web Application Developer to work
on our Ruby on Rails website. You will work on a very visible product on a high-traffic site.
We are a stable company growing at a fast pace, and we have a relaxed office in old town Pasadena.
We provide full salary, stock, and benefits.

Required Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
- Solid understanding of OO design and all Computer Science
fundamentals (algorithms, data structures…)
- Solid understanding of SQL database concepts and performance
- Web application development experience in Ruby on Rails, Java Spring/Struts + Hibernate
or other modern MVC framework
- Knowledge of XHTML, JavaScript, CSS

Preferred Skills
- 3+ years software development experience in a Linux/Unix environment
- Experience with high-performance, high-traffic web systems

Spokeo.com is looking to revolutionize the people search industry.
Our goal is to allow anyone to easily get in touch with their friends,
family and acquaintances while at the same time maintaining a deep respect
for personal privacy.

Born out of the Stanford engineering school, our technical team is lean,
coordinated, and highly proficient. We are looking for another independent
developer to join our company.

Contact
- Email ray AT spokeo DOT com.
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Mid Level Web Developer

January31
Title: Mid Level Web Developer

Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Position: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Terms: Contract To Hire

Responsibilities:

• Will work closely with the company Product Manager to deliver state of the art web application
• Design and implement User Interface
• Design and implement object and data models


Requirements:

- Expert in .NET and C#, XML, HTML, Java and Ajax
- Expert in Windows OS
- Expert in MS SQL database
- Have 3+ years experience in Software Development
- Successful track record of delivering dynamic web 2.0 applications
- Possess excellent Oral and Written communication skills.


Company Profile:

Pioneer Infotech, a dynamic Internet Technology and Marketing firm headquartered in Woodland Hills, California is looking for highly motivated and talented individuals who share a passion for success and the drive to generate results. Self-starters, positive thinkers, and goal oriented persons who can work independently and thrive in a high-energy environment will find Pioneer Infotech the perfect place to build a successful career.

Technology is at the heart of everything we do at Pioneer Infotech as we provide sales, marketing, and development for Fortune 100 Companies. We specialize in Web 2.0 development, best-in-class website design, Internet marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), and training programs. We build our integrated teams with highly skilled web consultants, creative designers, writers, programmers and marketing professionals who are encouraged to explore the unknown, push the limits and lead the way to achieving winning results on every project. If you have the desire to be part of a young, growing, entrepreneurial and dynamic company contact Pioneer Infotech today!


Contact Information:

We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We sincerely thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume to careers@pioneerinfotech.com

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Lawsuit claims AT&T overbills for iPhone data use

January31
A class action suit alleges that AT&T's bills incorrectly and "systematically" charge for too much data consumption among iPhone users.
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