1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. '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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. "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

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

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 21 2012)

      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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. Springfield-area small businesses urged to develop their own websites as marketing tool

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 27 2012)

      Springfield-area small businesses urged to develop their own websites as marketing tool Garvey Communication Associates and Western New England University on Tuesday hosted a free seminar for small businesses on “Growing and Managing Your Business with Google” in Rivers Memorial Hall at Western New England University. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   The Republican

    15. Faculty innovation earns UMass 13th spot on Association of University of Technology Managers list

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 26 2012)

      Faculty innovation earns UMass 13th spot on Association of University of Technology Managers list According to the statement, Caret told the Board of Trustees Committee on Science, Technology and Research that the university was able to generate $40 million from faculty discovery and innovation and “is a testament to the great quality of the UMass faculty on all five campuses and also shows that the university is extremely focused on obtaining its fair share of the proceeds when products reach the marketplace." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    16. A Connection For Growth

      Explore WBJournal.com (Jan 22 2012)

      In today's global, information-driven economy, high-speed Internet access may be the most important piece of infrastructure. That's why Governor Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Murray have made it a priority to bring broadband to North Central and Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    17. Lightower to link MassBroadband 123 to the Net

      Explore masshightech.com (Jan 4 2012)

      Lightower to link MassBroadband 123 to the Net Boxborough-based Lightower Fiber Networks LLC has been 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. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    18. Estimating Software Helps Fuel Manufacturing Initiatives With Colleges

      Explore PR Newswire (Dec 8 2011)

      Estimating Software Helps Fuel Manufacturing Initiatives With Colleges "Manufacturing initiatives, emerging at an increasing rate, indicate the growing concern to help bring more manufacturing jobs back to America. Without an actively growing job market, the future of U.S. manufacturing could remain on the decline. For more than a decade, manufacturers have also continued to experience a reduced pool of adequately skilled candidates from which to select for hire," states Jay Snow, Marketing Manager at MTI Systems, Inc. "Our manufacturing customers tell us, if colleges could take the initiative to train students on the software used by their manufacturing company, these new employees would be that much further ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    19. Holyoke Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center completes first stage of construction

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 29 2011)

      Holyoke Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center completes first stage of construction The so-called topping off ceremony is a milestone in the construction of the $168 million technology hub that is to join together five universities and two businesses, but the building is far from complete. It is expected to be another year before the computing center, being constructed at the site of the former Mastex Industries on Bigelow Street, will be finished. (Read Full Article)

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

    20. Springfield Data Center iron workers conduct 'topping out' ceremony

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 27 2011)

      Springfield Data Center iron workers conduct 'topping out' ceremony Construction of the $110-million Springfield Data Center for Information Technology on Elliot Street has created 200 construction jobs, according to the state. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Technical High School

    21. Holyoke computing center contractors to teach project details to vocational students

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 25 2011)

      Holyoke computing center contractors to teach project details to vocational students Vocational students will learn about the $168 million high performance computing center from the contractors building it. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Northampton

    22. Steel frame taking shape for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 20 2011)

      Steel frame taking shape for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke When completed in late 2012, the center will feature numerous computers with the high-speed, high-capacity computing ability to process oceans of data. Applications could be biomedical research, geologic modeling or industry. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    23. Holyoke to benefit from $250,000 grant for middle school science students thanks to computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 14 2011)

      Holyoke to benefit from $250,000 grant for middle school science students thanks to computing center The pending presence of a high performance computing center downtown has led to a $250,000 grant that will help middle-school science students, officials said. Having the $168 million technology hub under construction helped get the grant from the National Science Foundation, officials said last week. Two middle school classes here and two in Springfield will work with college professors in using online interactive textbooks that offer simulations of things like changing weather patterns to help students learn, officials said. Rick Adrion, a computer science professor at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, and Christopher Hill, a geoscientist at the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    24. UMass celebrates 50 years of computing technology

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 7 2011)

      UMass celebrates 50 years of computing technology UMass has come a long way from IBM machines with 64 kilobytes of memory. The university boasts a completely wireless campus this year, as well as plans to engage in high-tech research with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard, Boston University and Northeastern University at an $80 million supercomputing facility currently being built in downtown Holyoke. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

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