Software & IT Services

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

CATable keeps your feline busy while you work

4/24/2014

  • CNET

As more companies send their workers home to do their jobs, employees are finding themselves dealing with distractions from their furry friends. However, thanks to a new worktable from Hong Kong desig… Read More

Application Developers SmartBrief

News and information for app developers

Application Developers SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Application Developers Alliance

AgeCheq offers developers, advertisers tools for in-app COPPA compliance

4/22/2014

  • VentureBeat

A federal crackdown on compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act is coming, so software company AgeCheq is offering a free tool for mobile application and game developers and advert… Read More

CompTIA SmartBrief

News for IT industry professionals

CompTIA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Computing Technology Industry Association

Cisco touts real-time threat management

4/23/2014

  • ZDNet
  • American City Business Journals
  • Register (U.K.), The

Cisco Systems says its Managed Threat Defense provides real-time security using Hadoop and machine-learning algorithms. "This approach assumes the cyber-attacks today will not look like those yesterda… Read More

SmartBrief on EdTech

Education insights and advances in technology

SmartBrief on EdTech

Technical difficulties halt testing in some Fla. districts

4/22/2014

  • Florida Today (Melbourne) (tiered subscription model)
  • Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Some Florida students experienced problems Tuesday while taking the computerized FCAT exams, leading some districts to temporarily discontinue testing. The issue did not appear to be experienced state… Read More

SIIA Software SmartBrief

News for software and services professionals

SIIA Software SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Software Information Industry Association

Avnet to provide SoftLayer cloud tech under expanded IBM deal

4/23/2014

  • Channel Partners

Avnet Technology Solutions says it will add SoftLayer cloud-based technology in North America under an expanded distribution agreement with IBM. "Avnet has an intriguing approach to the cloud computin… Read More

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

News and industry trends for engineering professionals

Engineering Research and Development SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Infotech Enterprises

Rebounding from Heartbleed is a costly endeavor for SSL hosts

4/18/2014

  • Wired.com

The mass rush among Web-hosting companies to replace security certificates hit by the Heartbleed bug has led to a spike in bandwidth demand as the number of SSL revocations has skyrocketed to more tha… Read More

ATMAE SmartBrief

Technology, management, and applied engineering news

ATMAE SmartBrief

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

Mich. sees growth in apprenticeship programs

4/20/2014

  • MLive.com (Michigan) (free registration)

Michigan boasts more than 9,000 apprentices in registered apprenticeship programs. The number has grown from 7,500 in 2013. Employers and educators expect further growth, especially with President Bar… Read More