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SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Scientists use micro-needles to build a better pill

10/1/2014

  • MedicalXpress.com

A team of scientists and doctors in Massachusetts is testing a new medical device that could make it possible to deliver injectable drugs via pill. The research, being conducted at MIT and Massachuset… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Linux Foundation, partners plan to build Open Platform for NFV

10/1/2014

  • VAR Guy, The

The Linux Foundation has announced the Open Platform for NFV Project, a network-functions-virtualization effort that will focus on developing a software-based data network. The foundation cited partne… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

How teachers can improve tech skills during Connected Educator Month

10/1/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

The U.S. Education Department's Connected Educator Month -- beginning today -- presents opportunities for teachers and schools to improve their technology and social media skills. In this blog post, S… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Startup aims to add VoIP phone service to Google suite

10/1/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Switch Communications, a VoIP startup, is targeting the business-phone market with Switch.co, which is tightly integrated with Google Apps for Work. "Google Apps has a growing customer base without a … Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

The fastest new single-engine aircraft feature fixed gear

9/26/2014

  • Flying online

Three of the fastest new single-engine piston aircraft are equipped with fixed gear, rather than retractable landing gear, writes Flying magazine blogger Peter Garrison. "As airplanes like the TTx dem… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

More jobs come from manufacturing-plant construction boom

9/30/2014

  • USA Today

The U.S. economy has grown at a 4.6% annual rate according to the Commerce Department due in part to a 12.6% rise in spending on non-residential structures. "Manufacturers are relatively upbeat about … Read More