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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Powdered alcohol could be available in stores this fall

4/22/2014

  • Verge, The

Sneaking booze into the movie theater is about to get a little easier thanks to the federal government, which has approved powered alcohol for retail sale. Dubbed Palcohol, the dehydrated liquor comes… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Startup aims to develop mobile ad market

4/21/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Matt Wasserlauf of ad technology startup Torrential is eyeing a market for mobile advertising that resembles television's upfronts. He's planning several events for next month involving leading ad age… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Verizon: Heartbleed is not the only issue online

4/22/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Verizon Communications' risk team is offering a reminder that the Heartbleed flaw in encryption software is one of many Internet vulnerabilities. Heartbleed "underscores the possibility that there are… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Ind. high school uses social media to communicate, engage

4/21/2014

  • Elkhart Truth (Ind.), The

An Indiana high school has embraced social media as an effective tool for engaging students and communicating with them, as well as parents and the community. Among other things, the school's principa… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

How to keep an open-source project from flatlining

4/21/2014

  • Network World

Of about 100,000-plus open-source software projects tracked by the Ohloh directory, about 80% involve little or no activity, partly because of potential risks for enterprises, Maria Korolov writes. Is… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Infotech Enterprises

Rebounding from Heartbleed is a costly endeavor for SSL hosts

4/18/2014

  • Wired.com

The mass rush among Web-hosting companies to replace security certificates hit by the Heartbleed bug has led to a spike in bandwidth demand as the number of SSL revocations has skyrocketed to more tha… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Better pay, benefits seen as cities' job markets tighten

4/16/2014

  • Bloomberg

Jobless rates in many U.S. metropolitan areas are falling below the 5.2% to 5.6% level, which the Federal Reserve considers full employment. And that's driving employers to boost wages and benefits. … Read More

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