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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

New class of super-thin semiconductors could power cutting-edge devices

8/27/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed what is being touted as the thinnest semiconductor material ever, using materials that are just three atoms thick and can be seamlessly joine… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

App gives addicts access to recovery support

8/25/2014

  • Washington Times, The

A mobile application developed at the University of Wisconsin at Madison is helping addicts stay sober through instant access to help when substance abuse triggers come knocking. The app provides imme… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

IDC: Server sales looking up after lull

8/27/2014

  • PCWorld
  • ZDNet
  • CRN (U.K.)

Server sales were up 2.5% in the second quarter, ending five straight declines, IDC says in citing optimism for coming quarters as well. Separately, Gartner says server revenue in Europe, the Middle E… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Companies create cognitive-development programs for schools

8/26/2014

  • District Administration magazine

This article highlights cognitive-development programs that blend brain research and technology in an effort to improve student learning. Wendy Drexler, chief innovation officer for the International … Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Trend Micro: Netis/Netcore routers have key vulnerability

8/27/2014

  • Register (U.K.), The

Routers made by Netcore, sold under the Netis brand outside China, have a hard-coded password that creates a back door that could be exploited by hackers, Trend Micro says. Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Why cybersecurity management is not just about IT

8/22/2014

  • GovInfoSecurity.com

Protecting large, complex computer networks from attack requires a comprehensive view of the threat environment that risks getting obscured by focusing too intently on technical minutiae, said Michael… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Why it's best to approach job networking as a "buyer"

8/18/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Job seekers should approach networking meetings as "buyers" and offer value to those they meet, career experts suggest in this article by marketing consultant Brian Honigman. Instead of selling their … Read More