1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. '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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. "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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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