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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

New class of super-thin semiconductors could power cutting-edge devices

8/27/2014

  • PhysOrg.com

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed what is being touted as the thinnest semiconductor material ever, using materials that are just three atoms thick and can be seamlessly joine… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

Commentary: Famo.us has tough road replacing jQuery

8/26/2014

  • InfoWorld

Open-source library Famo.us' latest 3D animation tool meant to replace the jQuery Carousel may have trouble winning over users, since jQuery is already used on half of all websites, Paul Krill writes.… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

IDC: Server sales looking up after lull

8/27/2014

  • PCWorld
  • ZDNet
  • CRN (U.K.)

Server sales were up 2.5% in the second quarter, ending five straight declines, IDC says in citing optimism for coming quarters as well. Separately, Gartner says server revenue in Europe, the Middle E… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

More schools use software programs to detect plagiarism

8/27/2014

  • National Public Radio

A growing number of universities and high schools are using anti-plagiarism software programs to compare students' papers to online content. About a quarter of high schools nationwide -- and more than… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Trend Micro: Netis/Netcore routers have key vulnerability

8/27/2014

  • Register (U.K.), The

Routers made by Netcore, sold under the Netis brand outside China, have a hard-coded password that creates a back door that could be exploited by hackers, Trend Micro says. 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

Skills-gap claims don't match reality, study says

8/24/2014

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A researcher's new study pokes holes in the idea that there is a shortage of skilled workers in the labor market. Peter Cappelli, head of the Center for Human Resources at the University of Pennsylvan… Read More