In the first six months of 2010, 30,200 technology jobs were added in the U.S. The new tech jobs were primarily in software services (14,200), technology services (29,700) and technology manufacturers (9,100). [eWeek]

Intel has invested $30 million in four technology start-ups that produce intelligent automation software, electronic design automation, cloud computing, and intelligent grid software. [IT Channel Planet]

Indiana's life-sciences industry expects the state to add at least 1,300 health information technology jobs in the next 18 months []

Minnesota gained 1,400 technology jobs in August, but unemployment in the state was 7 percent. [Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal]

 -- Chandler Harris