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SmartBrief on ExecTech

U. of Southern Maine students practice cybersecurity skills in "virtual town"

8/28/2014

  • Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

The University of Southern Maine is inaugurating a new cybersecurity incubator designed to train the next generation of security professionals and facilitate the development of new technologies for ne… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Commentary: Famo.us has tough road replacing jQuery

8/26/2014

  • InfoWorld

Open-source library Famo.us' latest 3D animation tool meant to replace the jQuery Carousel may have trouble winning over users, since jQuery is already used on half of all websites, Paul Krill writes.… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Microsoft CEO reportedly will go to China

8/28/2014

  • Reuters

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reportedly will visit China, where the company faces an investigation regarding possible violation of anti-monopoly laws. Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

NYC workshop allows teens to help solve real-world problems

8/27/2014

  • Daily News (New York)

New York City high-schoolers participating in a summer science, technology, engineering and math program tackled real-world issues, such as global health. Student projects included the development of … Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

IBM places Watson in the cloud

8/28/2014

  • Computerworld

IBM says researchers can now access its Watson computer through a cloud service. The machine responds to natural-language inquiries, making it easier to search its vast databases, the company says. "D… 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

Know your priorities, says Guidepost CEO

8/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The best leaders identify and focus on their most important goals, says Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. "When you go into an agency or a company, there are a million things you could fix… Read More