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Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Discovery of water cells in meteorite raises prospect of life on Mars

9/15/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

A meteorite from Mars has a unique cellular structure that suggests the rock once held water -- an important indicator of life on the red planet. Researchers from the University of Manchester said the… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

TAG Heuer to release its own smart watch

9/15/2014

  • Reuters

TAG Heuer will design its own smart watch that will not "copy the Apple Watch," said the head of LVMH's watch business, Jean-Claude Biver. No further details have been released on what the watch will … Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Study: Poor app security will leave enterprises exposed

9/15/2014

  • ZDNet

Three-fourths of mobile applications will not pass even basic security tests over the next year, a Gartner study says. New behavioral-analysis testing is necessary to detect malicious software and sec… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Va. district adopts social media communication plan

9/15/2014

  • News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.), The

A Virginia school district is using Facebook and Twitter in order to keep stakeholders -- primarily parents -- informed and engaged. Social media, officials said, is just one tool the district will us… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Oracle to add content-storage management with Front Porch purchase

9/15/2014

  • Techworld (U.K.)
  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

Oracle said it will buy Front Porch Digital in a transaction set to close this year. Front Porch offers a cloud-based storage service, along with software for content-storage management, content manag… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

How big companies are jump-starting R&D

9/8/2014

  • BBC

Big companies are learning from startups the value of internal innovation capabilities. That can mean turning to online communities to source new ideas, setting up R&D accelerators or acquiring upstar… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Buried with work? Try this

9/7/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

When you're behind on your work, focus on one or two of your most important tasks each day and give yourself rewards for completing them, writes Joyce Russell. Stay focused, prioritize and power throu… Read More