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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Why bother with Google Glass when you can wear contacts instead?

4/17/2014

  • Popular Science

With Google Glass still in the early stages of market acceptance, the search engine giant is already looking ahead to the next big thing in augmented eyewear: a contact lens with an embedded camera. A… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Limited stock of Google Glass devices sells out

4/16/2014

  • Computerworld

The one-day sale of Google Glass devices saw all units sold for $1,500 each, Google said. "All spots in the Explorer Program have been claimed for now, but if you missed it this time, don't worry. We'… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Report: Personal-cloud services have risen 60% in 2 years

4/17/2014

  • VAR Guy, The

The number of personal clouds is up 60% over the past two years and is expected to keep growing by 25% annually through 2018, according to a Pyramid Research report. Top services are Apple, Dropbox, G… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

How to curb Heartbleed's impact on school technology

4/16/2014

  • EdSurge

With teachers and students using Web-based tools in and out of the classroom, news of data breaches can cause headaches for educators and education-technology leaders. This article lists several steps… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Businesses get another 3 months to implement Windows 8.1 Update

4/17/2014

  • Computerworld

Microsoft extended its deadline for business customers to install Window 8.1 Update by three months, to Aug. 12, while giving consumers less than four weeks to get the update and still receive schedul… 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

GE exec: Big Data, cloud tech needed for the industrial Internet

4/11/2014

  • CIO.com

For the industrial Internet to take hold in such industries as energy, health care and transportation, enterprises must avail themselves of Big Data analytics and cloud-based services to make use of t… 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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