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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

Google Apps users at work can now install third-party apps

9/17/2014

  • PCWorld

Those who use Google Apps at work now have permission to install third-party applications from the Marketplace to their accounts, bypassing IT administrators' authorization. Businesses and organizatio… 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

Free webinar: Creating compelling digital lessons: The easy way

9/18/2014

Join us on Monday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m. EST for Creating Compelling Digital Lessons: The Easy Way with Sergio Villegas, high school science teacher, and current EdTech coordinator for NapaLearns. Learn … 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