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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

MIT's robot cheetah hits the ground running

9/16/2014

  • Engadget

Researchers at MIT have unleashed their cutting-edge robotic cheetah, which is powered by an advanced algorithm that allows it to leap foot-high obstacles propelled by nothing but electric motors. Sci… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Mobile app helps asthma sufferers track symptoms, find answers

9/16/2014

  • FoxNews.com

AsthmaMD is a mobile application that allows users to track their symptoms and then share them with their doctors. Medication and possible asthma attack triggers also are tracked through the app and a… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

IC Insights: Tablet sales will trump PCs next year

9/16/2014

  • EE Times Europe
  • TabTimes.com

IC Insights predicts tablet sales will rise 39% this year and 16% next year, passing PCs in sales. A Barclays survey supports the findings, citing strong support for enterprise tablets and a decline i… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

S.C. media specialists' role changes with technology

9/16/2014

  • Aiken Standard (S.C.)

School libraries have evolved over the past 20 years, and with them the role of media specialists in schools. In South Carolina, media specialists now play a larger role in helping students access and… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Researcher: Security hole in Kindle software could expose account info

9/16/2014

  • ITProPortal.com (U.K.)

Security researcher Benjamin Daniel Musser is citing a vulnerability in the software for Amazon's Kindle e-reader that could let hackers embed malware in an e-book and use that code to learn an Amazon… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Cisco wants to put railroads on the connected devices superhighway

9/15/2014

  • eWeek
  • PCWorld

Cisco Systems has introduced Connected Rail, a suite of networking products to help railroads implement Internet of Things technology. The portfolio is said to help railroads upgrade their technology … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Buried with work? Try this

9/7/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

When you're behind on your work, focus on one or two of your most important tasks each day and give yourself rewards for completing them, writes Joyce Russell. Stay focused, prioritize and power throu… Read More