1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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)

    4. 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)

    5. ‘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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. ‘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

    19. Shining a light on opportunities in cities across the state

      Explore Boston.com (Jan 1 2011)

      First, the city of Holyoke has a new asset and potential catalyst for economic development in the Green High-Performance Computing Center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amtrak   Holyoke

    20. Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 20 2010)

      Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day Adrian, who now leads UMass’ efforts behind the Massachusetts Green High Speed Computer Center in Holyoke, was with the National Science Foundation back in the 19980s. They used the Internet which had already been developed as a durable command-and-control message system for the military then opened up to civilian researchers and corporations. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    21. A Documented Success

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 16 2010)

      A Documented Success Ray Catougno didn’t graduate high school with plans to become a court reporter. But when opportunity knocked, he ran with it, and eventually founded a company that employs about 700 people nationwide, providing transcription services for the medical, legal, law-enforcement, and insurance fields. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Holyoke Medical Center

    22. Open Houses Coming Up at Springfield Incubator

      Explore From the EDC (Dec 13 2010)

      The EDC would like to inform you about three Open Houses coming up at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the Springfield Technology Park. Details are below. The EDC encourages small business formation and we would be pleased to offer assistance to any firm or entrepreneur, along with the resources available at the Center. Growing Successful Small Businesses is the focus of several upcoming open houses at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the STCC Technology Park in Springfield. Please join us on December 15, January 12, and February 9 from 12:00 – 1:00pm to learn about how the Enterprise Center ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    23. StudioLogic in Northampton looking to provide virtual face for businesses

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2010)

      StudioLogic in Northampton looking to provide virtual face for businesses LogicTrail and StudioLogic have edgy, creative websites with catchy home pages. Visit www.logictrail.com, for instance, and its home page with grab you with this introduction: “Standing out is hard to do. Good thing you found us.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican

    24. Study: Massachusetts on top of technology pyramid

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2010)

      Study: Massachusetts on top of technology pyramid The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a prominent institution for entrepreneurial research, has ranked Massachusetts No. 1 five times running in a periodic study examining the strength of states’ innovative industries, education and government leadership. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

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