Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Companies confront monetary challenges of open source

7/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Open-source technologies have facilitated a more collaborative approach to development that provides more room for customization, but years after embracing open code, software companies are finding th… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Senate preps for limited extension of ban on Internet-access tax

7/23/2014

  • Hill, The

A Senate vote that would extend a ban on Internet-access taxes through the end of the year could happen as soon as next week. If not, it will be put to vote after the August recess. The House passed t… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Qualcomm posts higher fiscal-Q3 profit, cites issues in China

7/24/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • CNET

Qualcomm reported net income of $2.24 billion for its fiscal third quarter, up 42% from a year ago, and said revenue rose 9% to $6.81 billion. The company said it's having problems collecting licensin… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Free webinar: New research: Digital tools and personalized learning, today and tomorrow

7/24/2014

Join us on Tuesday, July 29 at 4 p.m. Eastern for New Research: Digital Tools and Personalized Learning, Today and Tomorrow with Julie Evans, CEO, Project Tomorrow and Christina Gibson, Principal, Cru… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Oracle touts Linux 7 with virtualization, cloud-storage updates

7/24/2014

  • VAR Guy, The

Oracle says it has updated its Linux 7 for enterprise platforms, including the use of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 3. Oracle says Linux 7 is "the only major enterprise Linux distribution that publish… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Chip would enable e-money functions on wearables

7/20/2014

  • CIO.com

A Sony unit is modifying its smart-card chip for wearable devices. The chip would allow users to make contactless e-payments or gain access to restricted areas. Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering

The 6 hours a week that are critical to your career

7/21/2014

  • Fast Track, The

The ideal amount of time to spend with your boss is six hours per week, says Mark Murphy, founder and CEO of Leadership IQ. "Task-oriented" bosses are more willing to spend time with workers who come … Read More