1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. Holyoke computing center gets $5M financial boost

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 2 2012)

      Holyoke computing center gets $5M financial boost

      Building America CDE Inc., a subsidiary of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT), has put aside the $5 million plus in tax credits for construction of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, the company announced today.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Holyoke Community College

    2. Click Workspace Inc. of Northampton aims to aid business startups through incubator space

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 25 2012)

      Click Workspace Inc. of Northampton aims to aid business startups through incubator space

      The incubator will bring startups and established companies together under one roof, said Ali Usman, the lead person on the project, and will be a catalyst for economic development. Usman co-founded a similar incubator in Denver with his brother.

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Springfield   Northampton

    3. UMass gets grant for next generation Internet project | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 15 2012)

      The grant falls under a larger effort called the US Ignite Partnership, a White House initiative designed to develop novel and useful public-service applications for the next generation of Internet, said Lisa -Joy Zgorski, a spokeswoman for the National Science Foundation. US Ignite is a public-private partnership with a number of industry leaders like Cisco Systems and nonprofit software provider Mozilla involved.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    4. Northampton nonprofit Click Workspace hatches a plan for a business incubator

      Explore GazetteNET (Jun 10 2012)

      Northampton nonprofit Click Workspace hatches a plan for a business incubator

      William Bither, who started and then sold a software development company in Easthampton called Atalasoft, is an adviser to Click Workspace. Bither is now a member of River Valley Investors of Springfield, a financial backer of local companies.

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Springfield   Northampton

    5. Upwardly Mobile

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 5 2012)

      Upwardly Mobile

      The social experience, Aaron St. John says, is where gaming is at. That’s why HitPoint Studios — the company he founded in 2008 along with Paul Hake, and which designed Seaside Hideaway — is focusing on social games, where multiple players interact with each other, rather than harness all their energies creating the next massive solo-player success, a la Angry Birds.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Hampshire College   Amherst

    6. Mass. and MIT launching big data initiatives

      Explore The Boston Globe (May 30 2012)

      Mass. and MIT launching big data initiatives

      The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke, a $163 million facility scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, will be designated as a resource for big data research in the state, Bialecki said.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Holyoke

    7. Editorial: Western Massachusetts ready to make business connections

      Explore masslive.com (May 2 2012)

      Editorial: Western Massachusetts ready to make business connections

      We applaud the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, an independent state agency, for showcasing what the west has to offer during Monday’s conference aimed at Boston-area business leaders. It’s not often such an event is dedicated solely to business opportunities west of Interstate-495.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield   Holyoke

    8. Boston conference promotes potential of new computing center, high-speed Internet in Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 30 2012)

      U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, a Springfield Democrat, said the point of the conference was to sell Western Massachusetts, which has lower costs, including labor, housing and office rental, than the eastern part of the state.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield

    9. Broadbrand program to woo companies to western Mass

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 26 2012)

      Broadbrand program to woo companies to western Mass

      Some companies including Hitpoint Studios Inc. in Hatfield already have. “I grew Hitpoint because I had local resources,” said Aaron St. John, co-founder of Hitpoint, during a recent panel discussion. “There’s no reason we can’t get the 400-person company in western Mass.”

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield   Northampton

    10. Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      “We found people here [in Northampton] that we were unable to hire in Boston. We need to hire people where they are rather than where we are,” Mark Corner, vice president of engineering at Fiksu, told Mass High Tech. Corner, who will run the new office, is a recognized authority on mobile and pervasive computing and an associate professor on extended leave from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the company said. He added, “There is a nice synergy with all the universities in western Massachusetts. There are five different academic institutions here.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst College   Amherst

    11. High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2012)

      High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

      Tour guides were John T. Goodhue, executive director of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, Claire Christopherson, center director of administration and finance, and Van Duros, construction manager with Turner Construction Co., of New York, N.Y., which is building the 90,000-square-foot center between Cabot and Appleton streets.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    12. 'Geek Gathering' event planned to give Pioneer Valley techies some face-to-face networking time

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 25 2012)

      'Geek Gathering' event planned to give Pioneer Valley techies some face-to-face networking time

      They’ve invited entrepreneurs behind the small, but fast-growing, computer and information-technology companies from around the Pioneer Valley as well as college students majoring in computer science and related fields and counselors from college career offices.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   Springfield College

    13. Hampshire College conference focuses on importance of videogame, digital animation business to Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 15 2012)

      Hampshire College conference focuses on importance of videogame, digital animation business to Western Massachusetts

      Anzovin was one of the panelists Thursday at “Digital Games: Playing in the Valley”, an afternoon-long symposium at Hampshire College aimed at fostering the Pioneer Valley’s videogame and digital animation industry. The event was sponsored by Hampshire college, the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council and MassDiGI, the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst   Northampton

    14. Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 12 2012)

      Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry

      The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, along with Hampshire College and the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), will host “Digital Games: Playing in the Valley,” a symposium on Friday featuring leaders from the video game industry, academia and government discussing games, entrepreneurship, education and economic development.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst   The Republican

    15. Holyoke ceremony will mark some of the final exterior work on $165 million high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 9 2012)

      Holyoke ceremony will mark some of the final exterior work on $165 million high performance computing center

      The partners are the University of Massachusetts, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University, Northeastern University, EMC Corp., of Hopkinton, an information storage, back-up and recovery firm, and Cisco Systems Inc., a California-based internet network equipment maker.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    16. Computer company to bring 30 jobs to former Cahillane dealership in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Mar 9 2012)

      As many as 30 new jobs will relocate to the city later this year when a computer company moves into the former Cahillane Dodge car dealership on South Street.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Northampton

    17. Amherst symposium to focus on video game industry

      Explore Boston.com (Mar 8 2012)

      Along with Hampshire College and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, MassDIGI is a sponsor of the Amherst symposium. Symposium organizers cited figures estimating that the video game sector in Massachusetts generates up to $2 billion in economic activity.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst

    18. Applicants sought for MassMutual Scholars - Career Pathways renewable scholarship program

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 7 2012)

      Applicants sought for MassMutual Scholars - Career Pathways renewable scholarship program MassMutual is offering 40 scholarships worth up to $20,000 each to high-school seniors in Hampden and Hartford counties who plan to study business, financial services or information technology at a local college. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Chicopee

    19. "PLAYING IN THE VALLEY"

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 1 2012)

      "PLAYING IN THE VALLEY"

      The Video Gaming industry is growing in Massachusetts. Video gaming represents a $2 billion dollar industry and employs almost 4,000 people across the state

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College

    20. Green Earth Computers helps tech world stay eco-friendly

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      Green Earth Computers helps tech world stay eco-friendly

      Kiernan Gulick-Sherrill, owner and head technician of Green Earth Computers, is helping the tech world stay eco-friendly.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   The Republican

    21. Lightower lines up $380M credit facility

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 15 2012)

      Last month Lightower was chosen by the Massachusetts Broadband Institute to supply the MBI’s new rural broadband deployment in western Massachusetts with access to its fiber network to give it access to the Internet. Under the agreement, MBI will lease fiber from Lightower on a separate pair of lines to connect the MassBroadband 123 network to a primary Internet access point in Boston.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    22. Harvard to Receive High Performance Computing Grants

      Explore Scientific Computing (Feb 6 2012)

      The Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) is a ground-breaking collaboration of five of the state’s most research-intensive universities, state government and private industry — the most significant collaboration among government, industry and public and private universities in the history of the Commonwealth, and the first facility in the nation of its kind.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    23. High-speed Internet on horizon for towns

      Explore Home - North Adams Transcript (Feb 3 2012)

      MassBroadband 123 received $45.4 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and an additional $26.2 million from the state, and will lay 1,300 miles of fiber-optic cable and over 35,000 utility poles.

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      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Springfield

    24. Fledgling Holyoke computer center gives $600000 in grants

      Explore masshightech.com (Jan 30 2012)

      While it still has yet to have its own home built, the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke is already giving out grants, announcing $600,000 seed grants going to seven research teams. The seed grants range from $45,000 to $130,000 each, going to multi-university collaborative teams doing research in areas that high performance computing could have an impact – New England coastal ecology studies to medical imaging, the center said in a release today. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Amherst

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