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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

How social robotics is opening the door to human-machine caring

10/22/2014

  • Popular Science

With a number of robots on the market designed to help humans with all manner of manual tasks, some engineers are now turning their attention to those of us who just need a little company. In February… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Gartner: Many employees secretly use personal devices at work

10/22/2014

  • Computerworld

Four in 10 employees use personal mobile devices or computers at work, and about half say their bosses are unaware of their use, a Gartner survey indicates. "The lines between work and play are becomi… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Pa. district invests in safety, visitor management technology

10/21/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A Pennsylvania school district used grant funds to install the Raptor Visitor Management System -- used to authorize parents and visitors on campus -- in its four schools, spending $1,200 per school. … Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Banking group calls for federal consensus on cybersecurity

10/21/2014

  • Hill, The
  • Reuters

An association representing the financial industry is calling on the government to take steps to bolster cybersecurity. The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association's 10-point plan calls … Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Google will help pay for $60M undersea cable between Brazil, U.S.

10/17/2014

  • IEEE Spectrum online

Google is picking up part of the tab for a new undersea fiber-optic cable linking Brazil and the U.S., a $60 million project scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. The cable will have six fiber … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

N.J. bills aim to advance career and technical education

10/14/2014

  • NJ.com (Hackensack, N.J.)

The New Jersey Senate has passed bills that seek to improve and expand career and technical education. The bills include measures to develop local career and technical training facilities, promote ear… Read More