Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Judge denies Apple sales ban request against Samsung

8/29/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

For the third time, a judge has rejected an appeal from Apple calling for a U.S. sales ban on certain Samsung smartphones on the grounds they violate iPhone patents. The phone-makers have been locked … Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Round or square? Shape could cause fragmentation in smart watch development

8/28/2014

  • ITWorld.com

LG Electronics unveiled its first round-faced smart watch Thursday and Motorola is expected to do the same next week. Smart watch application developers could face fragmentation similar to designing f… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Palo Alto adds incentives, marketing to channel program

8/29/2014

  • VAR Guy, The

Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks says it's adding to its NextWave channel partner platform to include market-based program requirements, marketing options, pay-for-performance incentives and u… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Project has children unplug for computer science lessons

8/29/2014

  • Hechinger Report, The

A project called Computer Science Unplugged teaches students computer science lessons without technology, allowing students to get to the core of what the field is based on -- computational thinking. … Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Red Hat says tech chief has left company

8/29/2014

  • Network World
  • eWeek

Brian Stevens, the chief technology officer of Red Hat since November 2001, has stepped down, the company announced Wednesday. Red Hat said Paul Cormier, its president of products and technologies, wi… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Why cybersecurity management is not just about IT

8/22/2014

  • GovInfoSecurity.com

Protecting large, complex computer networks from attack requires a comprehensive view of the threat environment that risks getting obscured by focusing too intently on technical minutiae, said Michael… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Know your priorities, says Guidepost CEO

8/26/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The best leaders identify and focus on their most important goals, says Julie Myers Wood, CEO of Guidepost Solutions. "When you go into an agency or a company, there are a million things you could fix… Read More