1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Holyoke G&E Manager James Lavelle says high performance computing center will begin to take shape with building demolitions

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 18 2011)

      Holyoke G&E Manager James Lavelle says high performance computing center will begin to take shape with building demolitions Demolition is scheduled to begin within weeks on the Bigelow Street site that will be home to the $168 million high performance computing center, an official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    2. Governor's trade mission: It's about long-term results

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 11 2011)

      Unfortunately, even before the delegation returned, the media began to question the value of missions in general, and this trip in particular. It appears that the sole criteria used by many to judge the success of this trip are the number of jobs produced at the end of two weeks. This is incredibly short-sighted and does not acknowledge the fact that economic development strategies must be designed for the long term. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Clean Energy Center

    3. Broadband grant will help 'last mile' - Berkshire Eagle Online

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Apr 9 2011)

      A new grant opportunity from the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) aims to make it easier for service providers and municipalities to bridge the gap between a new fiber-optic network being built and the "last mile" of connection to homes and businesses. The competitive grants of up to $50,000 are open to a range of groups, public and private, from major service providers down to small municipalities. "We’re expecting to get applications from a number of potential providers, big and small, to make it fair and open to the largest possible pool that we could," said Jason Whittet, deputy ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    4. UMass scientists get award for software

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Apr 9 2011)

      UMass scientists get award for software Two University of Massachusetts computer scientists have won a $250,000 award to support development of their mathematics tutoring software. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    5. BlueRISC's WindowsSCOPE Cyber Analysis Tool Suite Enhanced with Phantom Probe Agent

      Explore Press Release Distribution Online (Apr 4 2011)

      BlueRISC's WindowsSCOPE Cyber Analysis Tool Suite Enhanced with Phantom Probe Agent BlueRISC, a leader in hardware-assisted security and cyber-defense solutions, enhances its WindowsSCOPE™ (http://www.windowsscope.com) reverse-engineering, cyber analysis and defense, and memory forensics tool suite by adding the ability to analyze any computer on a network or Cloud transparently through its industry-unique Phantom Probe Agent™ technology. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Blue RISC

    6. Do You Have What Raytheon Wants?

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 24 2011)

      Associated Industries of Massachusetts (“AIM”) manages the Buy Mass program and website for the Commonwealth. AIM and the EDC have been working on a new program for Buy Mass, which will connect small and medium-sized local firms with large OEM’s in the state. The first OEM to participate will be Raytheon, which will send a team of Purchasing executives to Springfield on May 5. The EDC is tasked with identifying and inviting firms from western Mass to apply for inclusion in the program. Any interested firm should review the invitation -- http://www.aimnet.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home_Page ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    7. Editorial: Broadband a spark for region's economy

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 24 2011)

      Editorial: Broadband a spark for region's economy U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield - who along with U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst was instrumental in securing the federal funding for the expansion - hailed the project bringing the region into the big leagues. “Why should a child in the Boston suburbs have access to more electronic data than a child in the hill towns of Hampshire and Franklin counties,” Neal said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Holyoke

    8. Springfield to partner with Massachusetts Broadband Institute on MassBroadband 123 high-speed Internet

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 21 2011)

      Springfield to partner with Massachusetts Broadband Institute on MassBroadband 123 high-speed Internet It’s all part of MassBroadband 123, a $71.6 million-project aimed at bringing high-speed Internet to 120 communities in western and north central Massachusetts, said Judith A. Dumont, director of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    9. BlueRISC Launches WindowsSCOPE Cyber Analysis Tool Suite for Windows

      Explore Press Release Distribution Online (Mar 17 2011)

      BlueRISC Inc (http://www.bluerisc.com), a leader in hardware-assisted security systems that has leveraged a combination of its industry-unique security processor and software technologies to provide endpoint security for defense companies, has released WindowsSCOPE Pro 1.0 (http://www.windowsscope.com), its first commercial tool suite for reverse-engineering, cyber analysis and memory forensics on Windows based computers. (Read Full Article)

    10. Broadband initiative clears a big hurdle

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Mar 15 2011)

      A state initiative to bring broadband to remote and underserved communities in northern and western Massachusetts announced Monday that it received federal approval integral to beginning construction. (Read Full Article)

    11. ‘Seemingly Bright’

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 15 2011)

      ‘Seemingly Bright’ The recent Jeopardy! contests featuring IBM’s Watson computer was a success on a number of levels, from television ratings to exposure for IBM and its products. In a quieter fashion, the show and the computer have shed some light on what’s known as question-answering, or QA, technology, and the important work being done in this realm by UMass Amherst and its Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, which is hard at work finding new and better ways to search materials, extract information, and help people make sense of the information they retrieve. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    12. Stealthy Panève chips away at $3.5M funding round - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 24 2011)

      Stealthy Western Mass. startup Panève LLC has landed $3.28 million of a planned $3.5 million funding round, according to federal documents. Panève is a chipmaker working on a flexible processing unit that can handle data, graphics or whatever it is programmed to do. Panève, based in Hadley, is run by CEO Steven Franks and President Jef Sharp. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Qteros Inc.   Panève

    13. Chicopee purchases new telecommunications equipment for schools

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 23 2011)

      Chicopee purchases new telecommunications equipment for schools About $193,000 of the funds are coming from an account set up by Charter Cable company to benefit the city, and the remaining about $109,000 will come from the telecommunications revolving account. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   The Republican

    14. Social network to employment network?

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 23 2011)

      Social network to employment network? A University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth study showed that 57 percent of the Inc. 500, a magazine list of fast-growing companies, use Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, which supplanted the out-of-fashion Myspace. UMass-Dartmouth researchers found that 83 percent of the Inc. 500 use these social media in one form or another, either to market themselves, advertise or recruit. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Chicopee

    15. Connecticut technology center could help Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 22 2011)

      Connecticut technology center could help Massachusetts “It just makes sense to talk with them,” said Allan W. Blair, the president and CEO of the Western Mass Economic Development Council. “They are well established and they have some particularly on-point work that they are doing with manufacturers.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   Allan W. Blair

    16. Scibelli Enterprise Center offers two new programs to support start-ups

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 17 2011)

      Scibelli Enterprise Center offers two new programs to support start-ups This is why two new programs being offered by the Scibelli Enterprise Center (SEC) are important to know about since they offer meaningful support for companies in their very earliest stages. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Armory   Springfield

    17. Holyoke's high performance computing center envisioned as the flagship of the Paper City's renaissance

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2011)

      Holyoke's high performance computing center envisioned as the flagship of the Paper City's renaissance After hearing so much about the $168 million project for more than a year, people should see the high-performance computing center begin to rise on Bigelow Street in 2011. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    18. Demolition of former Springfield Tech High School under way (photos and video)

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 11 2011)

      Demolition of former Springfield Tech High School under way (photos and video) The center, part of the state Information Technology Division, will eventually employ 70 people and will serve as a back-up facility for the state’s main data center in Chelsea. The data centers store all of the state government’s electronic records. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Springfield Data Center

    19. IBM Announces Eight Universities Contributing to the Watson Computing System's Development

      Explore PR Newswire (Feb 11 2011)

      IBM Announces Eight Universities Contributing to the Watson Computing System's Development Professor James Allan and his team of researchers from the University of Massachusetts are working on information retrieval, or text search. This important capability of QA technology is the first step taken: looking for and retrieving text that is most likely to contain accurate answers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    20. Plans on track to 'connect the unconnected' in central, western Massachusetts

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Feb 9 2011)

      The Massachusetts Broadband Institute, established in a $40 million bond bill in 2008 to extend broadband service to communities with limited access or no access at all, on Wednesday outlined a plan to build 1,338 miles of broadband infrastructure across 120 western and central Massachusetts communities in the next two years (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    21. Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 25 2011)

      Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access Sixteen towns in Franklin County, seven in Hampshire, three in Hampden and 21 in Berkshire have banded together to create a cooperative they are calling WiredWest, which plans to build and operate a community-owned, open-access broadband network in the member towns. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Broadband Institute   The Republican

    22. Clearing the Clouds

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 21 2011)

      Clearing the Clouds In 20 years, Innovative Business Systems has evolved from a software-development firm to an outfit that businesses of all kinds rely on to manage their computer networks, data security, and a host of other high-tech needs. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Easthampton

    23. Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce to hold workshop for businesses on Internet security

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 20 2011)

      The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop on Tuesday titled “Information Security Seminar: What Every Business Needs to Know.” The event, which will have a moderator and speakers, is set for 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the MassMutual Conference Center, 350 Memorial Drive, in Chicopee. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Comcast   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

    24. ‘Smart+Connected’

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 6 2011)

      ‘Smart+Connected’ Cisco and Holyoke are still early in this process, but all those involved say the sky, or perhaps the imagination, is the limit when it comes to its potential to connect the city and create economic-development opportunities. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

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