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SmartBrief on ExecTech

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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Discovery of runaway galaxies signals astronomical breakthrough

4/24/2015

  • PhysOrg.com

An analysis by Russian astronomers has turned up nearly 200 new compact elliptical galaxies, including 11 never-before-discovered "runaway galaxies" that have broken off from their star clusters and a… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

LG begins launch of Urbane smartwatch

4/24/2015

  • CNET

LG is releasing its Urbane smartwatch in South Korea this week, with plans for a worldwide launch next week. The company says Urbane comes preloaded with Android Wear, can connect to Wi-Fi networks wi… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Pa. program connects students with experts in person, via Skype

4/24/2015

  • Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

Five school districts in Pennsylvania were selected for a pilot program intended to expose students to astronomy. In partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, experts on the subject have visited st… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

HP exec discusses need for evolution in IT security

4/24/2015

  • eWeek
  • ComputerWeekly.com (U.K.)

Changes in successive versions of the Xbox game "Halo" offer an analogue on the need to update IT infrastructure in an evolving world of cybersecurity, Hewlett-Packard's Art Gilliland says. "You need … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Create your next job title to get ahead

4/20/2015

  • U.S. News & World Report

Evaluate your organization's needs and compare them to your skill set to find possible advancement opportunities, Hallie Crawford writes. Look to create a new position, complete with a job title, impl… Read More