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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Scientists use micro-needles to build a better pill

10/1/2014

  • MedicalXpress.com

A team of scientists and doctors in Massachusetts is testing a new medical device that could make it possible to deliver injectable drugs via pill. The research, being conducted at MIT and Massachuset… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Linux Foundation, partners plan to build Open Platform for NFV

10/1/2014

  • VAR Guy, The

The Linux Foundation has announced the Open Platform for NFV Project, a network-functions-virtualization effort that will focus on developing a software-based data network. The foundation cited partne… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Proposal would create accessibility guidelines for online college courses

9/30/2014

  • Chronicle of Higher Education (free content), The

A bill under consideration in Congress that would create accessibility guidelines for online college courses is drawing criticism from some higher education groups. Critics say the Technology, Equalit… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Attorney general: Moves to encrypt data compromise policing efforts

10/1/2014

  • CIO.com
  • Hill, The

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday added his voice to concerns among law enforcement and security officials about moves by companies such as Apple and Google to encrypt internal data on mobi… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

The fastest new single-engine aircraft feature fixed gear

9/26/2014

  • Flying online

Three of the fastest new single-engine piston aircraft are equipped with fixed gear, rather than retractable landing gear, writes Flying magazine blogger Peter Garrison. "As airplanes like the TTx dem… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

More jobs come from manufacturing-plant construction boom

9/30/2014

  • USA Today

The U.S. economy has grown at a 4.6% annual rate according to the Commerce Department due in part to a 12.6% rise in spending on non-residential structures. "Manufacturers are relatively upbeat about … Read More