Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

NASA taps private firms for trips to International Space Station

9/17/2014

  • Popular Science

In light of the increasing commercialization of space flight, NASA announced that it will no longer rely on Russia to host flights to the International Space Station but, beginning in 2017, will use t… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

84% of Argentinean mobile phone users have WhatsApp

9/17/2014

  • eMarketer

WhatsApp has been accessed by 84% of mobile phone users in Argentina, or about 11 million people, eMarketer estimates. Facebook is second, used by 70% of Argentinean mobile phone consumers, while Twit… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

AMD, Canonical announce private-cloud offering

9/17/2014

  • eWeek
  • Register (U.K.), The
  • VAR Guy, The

Advanced Micro Devices says it's teaming with Canonical to provide an integrated platform to organizations looking for a low-cost private cloud with relatively easy implementation. The OpenStack offer… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

#StackThatPaper helps some schools raise money for supplies

9/17/2014

  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Some Philadelphia businesses are using social media to help schools obtain resources amid budget deficits. The #StackThatPaper challenge -- launched by digital marketing startup Leadnomics -- challeng… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Experts: Cloud security is lacking; content isn't private

9/17/2014

  • V3.co.uk (U.K.)

An iCloud hack highlights security vulnerabilities in cloud services, experts say. "We are largely at the point where nothing you do on your iPhone can be considered private," Tim Erlin of Tripwire sa… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

Cisco wants to put railroads on the connected devices superhighway

9/15/2014

  • eWeek
  • PCWorld

Cisco Systems has introduced Connected Rail, a suite of networking products to help railroads implement Internet of Things technology. The portfolio is said to help railroads upgrade their technology … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Boeing teams with 5 universities to help close skills gap

9/14/2014

  • InsideHigherEd.com

Boeing is partnering with five universities to avert a worsening shortage of aerospace engineering talent. Now in its second year, Aerospace Partners for the Advancement of Collaborative Engineering i… Read More