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Silicon Valley VC buys back guns // Startup visa has ‘a good chance’ of being included in immigration reform bill [Links]

Cyber help wanted [Baltimore Sun]: “Yet here are 19,413 high-paying, rewarding cybersecurity jobs going begging in Maryland for lack of trained professionals. These are jobs that can support families, increase the tax base and provide a critical service to the economy and national defense.” App.net welcomes non-paying users in a fresh twist on freemium [Quartz]: […]

Cyber help wanted [Baltimore Sun]: “Yet here are 19,413 high-paying, rewarding cybersecurity jobs going begging in Maryland for lack of trained professionals. These are jobs that can support families, increase the tax base and provide a critical service to the economy and national defense.”

App.net welcomes non-paying users in a fresh twist on freemium [Quartz]: “Starting today, annual members of App.net, who pay $36 a year, can invite some free users, whose accounts will have limits on file storage (500 MB) and on how many people they can follow (40).”
Gang of Eight senator: Startup visa has “a good chance” [PandoDaily]: “A member of the so-called “Gang of Eight” senators who are leading the charge on bi-partisan immigration reform today said that a startup visa has a “good shot” at being included in the final legislative proposal put before Congress.”
Silicon Valley Wants Your Guns [BuzzFeed]: “Roger Lee, a venture capitalist at Battery Partners whose investments include Groupon and Angie’s List, was moved by the Sandy Hook shootings. … So he decided to spearhead a buyback program of his own.”

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