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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Will future NASA missions be fueled by human waste?

11/26/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Researchers at the University of Florida are working on a process to turn methane from human waste into rocket fuel to lighten the fuel load on future NASA space launches. The process they have develo… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Pentagon adds independence for cloud purchasing

11/25/2014

  • NextGov

A report from the Defense Department details a strategy that will allow individual agencies more freedom on buying cloud solutions. The Defense Information Systems Agency will focus on security requir… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

EdTech survey: Competency-based education

11/26/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

Is competency-based learning a fit for K-12? This month, we asked SmartBrief on EdTech readers about their plans to adopt this model and whether it's right for K-12. Here's what they said. Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Survey: 53% of service providers utilize SDN for production

11/26/2014

  • Network World

About half of service providers have software-defined networking in production use, compared with 19% a year ago, a survey by Packet Design indicates. More than half of respondents said they are conce… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Lockheed facility to explore threats to Navy's surface vessels

11/24/2014

  • United Press International

The ever-changing nature of threats posed to the U.S. Navy's surface vessels is the subject of study and research at a new facility set up by Lockheed Martin in New Jersey. The Surface Navy Innovation… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Staffing firm partners with DeVry to push STEM jobs

11/26/2014

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Workers at Kelly Services will be eligible for tuition discounts at DeVry University under a partnership that aims to boost employment in science, technology, engineering and math fields. The universi… Read More