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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

New technology may help police target drivers who text

9/19/2014

  • Popular Science
  • Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), The

Developers are working on a new type of sensing device that could help police tackle the problem of texting-while-driving by sniffing out radio waves that indicate a text message is being sent. The de… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Analysis: Cloud-based app development saves time, money

9/19/2014

  • App Developer Magazine online

Using cloud-based application development is convenient and a time-saver for developers, with more network solutions than other routes, Ramanathan Ramakrishnamurthy writes. Tools that assist with auto… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Microsoft announces layoffs, closes research division in Calif.

9/19/2014

  • Reuters
  • Network World

Microsoft announced 2,100 layoffs on Thursday as part of its plan to cut 14% of its staff over the next year. The company also confirmed it is closing its research-and-development division in Mountain… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Tech firms partner with San Francisco schools to provide mentoring, technology

9/18/2014

  • San Francisco Chronicle (free content)

Technology companies are pairing with San Francisco's 116 public schools for a yearlong program that aims to go beyond traditional philanthropy and create real relationships with schools and students.… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Experts: Security analytics for Big Data are lacking

9/19/2014

  • ComputerWeekly.com (U.K.)

The U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team is still working out a scheme for Big Data security analytics, and its counterpart in the U.K. is also finding it a challenge. "Attackers are exploiting the f… 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

Avoid being a know-it-all at work

9/15/2014

  • Fast Track, The

Keep a neutral stance at the office and don't stir the pot too much by correcting everyone's spoken or written mistakes, especially the little slip-ups. "Playing dumb illustrates the power of communic… Read More