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MTBC accepting nominations for 2016 board of director positions
The Metroplex Technology Business Council is now accepting nominations to its board of directors for terms beginning Jan. 1, 2016. This board governs the MTBC, approving the budget and all of the organization's policies.
10 ways Windows 10 will advance the Internet of Things
Windows 10 brings functions and features that will change the Internet of Things for the enterprise and individuals.
90-plus GHz photonic emitters on-chip
Forget trying to integrate lasers on silicon chips for optical computing; instead use nanopatch plasmonic antennas for emission of telecommunications infrared signals at speeds up to 90 GHz now and maybe terahertz tomorrow.
Why cybersecurity is so difficult to get right
Harvard Business Review
It seems like hardly a week goes by without news of a data breach at yet another company. And it seems more and more common for breaches to break records in the amount of information stolen. If you're a company trying to secure your data, where do you start? What should you think about?
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Analytics, cloud computing dominate Internet of Things app developers' plans
Seventy-nine percent of Internet of Things app developers spend at least 25 percent of their time with analytics or databases, and 42 percent work on big data or advanced analytics projects.
Building for the Internet of Things: 3 things the data industry must do
The hype is over, for better or for worse: The Internet of Things is here.
Some 22 billion pieces of IoT technology — Internet-connected devices, appliances and objects — are expected to be in use by 2019. Yet, as is often the case when adoption of emerging technology takes off at lightning speed, end users and the infrastructure already in place are often behind the curve.
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5 ways the tech industry is reshaping the education system as we know it
The Huffington Post
Education is experiencing a tech revolution. Chalkboards have been replaced by smartboards and the teacher's gradebook is published online for parents with a secure login. Tech has even infiltrated the classroom with tablets and video conferencing enhancing student engagement and creating more opportunities for remote learning.
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Code Authority Inc.
CodeLaunch is an annual App incubation competition accepting applications through May 31 for the fifth annual competition. All types of Apps are welcome, whether they be Mobile Apps, SAAS concepts, or something else. CodeLaunch is produced by Code Authority Custom Software. They provide the eventual winner with an investment in the form of free services.
MIT Technology Review
Open-access instruction, online and in person, has introduced coding to new students and created welcoming communities for people traditionally underrepresented in technology.
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The battery revolution that will let us all be power brokers
We only notice them when they are about to run out. Icons glow red, warnings flash. The curse of modern mobility: Our battery's about to give up. It's a trivial, everyday annoyance. But the ramifications go far beyond just laptops and smartphones.
Here's proof that most of your meetings are a waste of time
Forty-five percent of all meetings are staff meetings. That's just one number that might make you pause for thought.
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