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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

How social robotics is opening the door to human-machine caring

10/22/2014

  • Popular Science

With a number of robots on the market designed to help humans with all manner of manual tasks, some engineers are now turning their attention to those of us who just need a little company. In February… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Gartner: Many employees secretly use personal devices at work

10/22/2014

  • Computerworld

Four in 10 employees use personal mobile devices or computers at work, and about half say their bosses are unaware of their use, a Gartner survey indicates. "The lines between work and play are becomi… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Neb. district plans training on social media for parents

10/22/2014

  • Lexington Clipper-Herald (Neb.)

An attorney in Nebraska is giving presentations to area high schools to help parents better understand the digital world their children are living in. Topics include how to talk to students about soci… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

McAfee targets SMBs with security products

10/22/2014

  • eWeek

Intel Security's McAfee unit has released Small Business Security, saying it can protect up to 25 devices in a business. McAfee also released Endpoint Protection Essential for SMB and Endpoint Protect… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Google will help pay for $60M undersea cable between Brazil, U.S.

10/17/2014

  • IEEE Spectrum online

Google is picking up part of the tab for a new undersea fiber-optic cable linking Brazil and the U.S., a $60 million project scheduled for completion by the end of 2016. The cable will have six fiber … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Stop climbing the career ladder and do this

10/16/2014

  • LinkedIn

The traditional concept of a "career ladder" isn't viable anymore, writes Peter Guber, who co-owns the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Dodgers. The key to career success is adopting a mindset of… Read More