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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Wearable sensor tracks human health through perspiration

10/23/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Scientists at the University of Cincinnati are working with a group of device industry partners to create a new wearable sweat sensor that will allow health care workers to run a number of tests that … Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

IBM, Microsoft partner for cloud compatibility

10/23/2014

  • Techworld (U.K.)
  • eWeek

IBM and Microsoft said they will make their cloud services work together, allowing IBM's middleware products to run on Microsoft Azure and Microsoft's enterprise products to run on IBM's platform. Ana… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Neb. district plans training on social media for parents

10/22/2014

  • Lexington Clipper-Herald (Neb.)

An attorney in Nebraska is giving presentations to area high schools to help parents better understand the digital world their children are living in. Topics include how to talk to students about soci… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Progress to purchase Telerik, adding developer tools

10/23/2014

  • PCWorld
  • Forbes

Progress Software has agreed to purchase Telerik for $262.5 million, picking up a .NET tool box, a mobile-application-development platform, a content-management system and a user base of more than 1.4… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Google will help pay for $60M undersea cable between Brazil, U.S.

10/17/2014

  • IEEE Spectrum online

Google is picking up part of the tab for a new undersea fiber-optic cable linking Brazil and the U.S., a $60 million project scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. The cable will have six fiber … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Manufacturers aim to recruit women as older workers retire

10/19/2014

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)

Manufacturers say they're facing a talent shortage as result of retirements, and that they're looking to boost their ranks by hiring women. Less than a quarter of manufacturing workers in the U.S. are… Read More