Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Camouflage material mimics cephalopods by changing color under light

8/22/2014

  • Popular Science

University researchers from Texas and Illinois are drawing inspiration from color-changing octopuses to create an artificial skin with the ability to camouflage itself by automatically changing color … Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

ShopSavvy price comparisons now scan 500K retailers

8/22/2014

  • Internet Retailer

Mobile sales-aggregate application ShopSavvy has released an update that now contains 500,000 retailers -- an increase of 460,000 in just one year. App users are able to track sales on a particular pr… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

CenturyLink touts private-cloud platform

8/22/2014

  • Channel Partners

CenturyLink is touting a private-cloud service with self-serve automation for hybrid platforms, dedicated hardware and physical isolation of data for increased security. Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

What are the pros, cons for schools with Apple's iOS 8 upgrade?

8/22/2014

  • eSchool News (free registration)

As Apple prepares to release its iOS 8 upgrade, educators and experts say the program has a lot of potential for education, including a new feature that enables applications to "work together better a… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Researchers say e-mail attacks aim at JPMorgan customers

8/22/2014

  • Reuters

Proofpoint says an e-mail phishing attack seems to be targeting customers of JPMorgan Chase. The e-mails have two purposes, they say: To collect JPMorgan cybercredentials and infect PCs with a virus t… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cyient

IRS website offers small-business tax guidance

8/17/2014

  • Fox Business Small Business Center

Navigating the tax code can be a complex task for small businesses, and professional guidance may be in order, writes Bonnie Lee, owner of Taxpertise. However, it's important to educate yourself, and … Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Why it's best to approach job networking as a "buyer"

8/18/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

Job seekers should approach networking meetings as "buyers" and offer value to those they meet, career experts suggest in this article by marketing consultant Brian Honigman. Instead of selling their … Read More