1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. Hub colleges go green with computer lab

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Oct 28 2011)

      That’s what’s coming to Holyoke in early 2013 when the $89 million Massachusetts Green High Power Computing Center — fueled in part by on-site hydropower — should be ready, according to its president, Andrei Ruckenstein. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    5. Holyoke computing center gets $14.5M from MassDevelopment

      Explore masshightech.com (Oct 26 2011)

      So far, the center has brought in $89 million in funding commitments, including $50 million from five Massachusetts universities – Boston University, MIT, Harvard, University of Massachusetts and Northeastern – and a $24.5 million grant from the Patrick-Murray Administration, as well as a $2.5 million grant from both EMC Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Holyoke

    6. UMass highlights 50 years of computing with talk and timeline

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 25 2011)

      The office of Information and Technology, a descendant of that first Research Computing Center, is celebrating 50 years of computing on campus with a talk and exhibits Thursday that are open to everyone. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    7. Cisco buying BNI Video for $99M

      Explore masshightech.com (Oct 20 2011)

      Cisco Systems Inc. will pay $99 million to acquire BNI Video, a venture-backed video software company in Boxborough, according to a release. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Holyoke

    8. Holyoke $168 million high performance computing center taking shape at the canals | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 17 2011)

      Holyoke $168 million high performance computing center taking shape at the canals | masslive.com HOLYOKE – Foundations for the buildings of the $168 million high performance computing center have been dug on Bigelow Street at the first-level canal, officials said. “They’re pouring concrete as fast as they can,” John T. Goodhue, executive director of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, said last week. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    9. Deal should advance Holyoke green computing center - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Oct 17 2011)

      Attorney General Martha Coakley’s offce said Friday that it reached a deal with developers that should advance construction of a computing center in Holyoke, Mass. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    10. 'Zero query search' next for Google, Wired magazine's Steven Levy tells Springfield Public Forum

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 11 2011)

      'Zero query search' next for Google, Wired magazine's Steven Levy tells Springfield Public Forum “People find what they are looking for in seconds. They say it feels like magic,” Levy said at Tuesday’s Springfield Public Forum held at Symphony Hall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    11. Editorial: Could Holyoke produce the next Steve Jobs?

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 11 2011)

      Editorial: Could Holyoke produce the next Steve Jobs? For proof that innovation is not dead, we need look no further than Holyoke where a group of local innovators believe the Pioneer Valley could become the next Silicon Valley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    12. High-tech conference coming to Holyoke

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 3 2011)

      High-tech conference coming to Holyoke The center, while providing enough computing power to analyze oceans of data very quickly for universities and corporations, will only have about 25 employees. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    13. New England reaps presidential early career scientist awards - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Sep 28 2011)

      Among the winners are Katherine E. Aidala of Mount Holyoke College for her studies of nanocrystal quantum dot materials and for her comprehensive education and mentoring activities for female undergraduate students. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Mount Holyoke College   Holyoke

    14. W. Springfield data firm expanding staff | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Sep 27 2011)

      Acumen Data Systems Inc. says its will add three software and hardware technicians to handle the West Springfield firm's expanding time-attendance and workforce data management systems and services. Acumen said strong growth in its sales and profits is prompting its continuing rise in staff count currently at about 20. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    15. UMass Amherst Researchers Plan to Bring More Freedom of Choice to the Future ...

      Explore PhysOrg.com (Sep 23 2011)

      They recently received a three-year, $909,794 National Science Foundation grant to address some of these difficulties with new protocols and services. The project, "Network Innovation through Choice," is part of a $2.7 million collaborative that includes UMass Amherst, the University of Kentucky, North Carolina State University and the Renaissance Computing Institute of Asheville, N.C. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. New Cyber Security Center launches to help halt hackers

      Explore masshightech.com (Sep 20 2011)

      New Cyber Security Center launches to help halt hackers Touted as a first of its kind collaborative effort that brings together stakeholders in cyber security from the government, industry and academia, the ACSC is also hosted at the five universities that make up the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center – MIT, Harvard University, Boston University, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Northeast Utilities

    17. Springfield's Scibelli Enterprise Center hosts more business

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 18 2011)

      Springfield's Scibelli Enterprise Center hosts more business Tenants can be a part of the center’s business incubator which includes help from a team of business mentors, or they can chose not to be part of the incubator. But the center is also home to agencies such as the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network and the New England Business Associates Business Consulting Center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield Armory

    18. UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 14 2011)

      UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation The University of Massachusetts Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing has received a five year $20-million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue work it began when the center was first created five years ago. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Mount Holyoke College

    19. $39.5 Billion Will Be Spent on Smart City Technologies in 2016, Says ABI Research

      Explore MarketWatch.com (Sep 8 2011)

      Two examples of cities undertaking smart city projects are Holyoke, Massachusetts and Amsterdam. Cisco teamed with Holyoke in February 2011 and promised to change the former mill town into a smart and connected community within a year. Cisco's plans for Holyoke include using technology to deliver urban services in order to generate new economic opportunity, improve education, and bolster population retention. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    20. FeedHenry and Court Square Partner to Deliver First Cloud-Powered Hipaa ...

      Explore blog.connectedplanetonline.com (Sep 7 2011)

      FeedHenry (www.feedhenry.com) the cloud solutions provider for mobile healthcare applications and Court Square Group (www.courtsquaregroup.com), providers of enterprise business solutions and private clouds for regulated industries, announced a joint collaboration to develop and deliver the first fully HIPAA-compliant mobile app solution, powered by the cloud, to Health New England (www.hne.com) (HNE). (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Health New England

    21. Holyoke seen as benefitting from $2.1 million federal grant for hydro-power upgrades at computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 31 2011)

      Holyoke seen as benefitting from $2.1 million federal grant for hydro-power upgrades at computing center Power capacity will increase and some economic development could follow thanks to a $2.1 million federal grant to help with hydroelectric improvements around the high performance computing center being built here, officials said Wednesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    22. Programming the Future

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 30 2011)

      Programming the Future “The high-performance computing center will generate a lot of heat,” said Kathleen Anderson, director of Holyoke’s Office of Planning and Development. “If we did urban agriculture, we could take the heat from the computing center and pump it into greenhouses or possibly older mill buildings and start growing things.”Such a project, she said, could generate more than 100 jobs. “Then there’s distributors, processing plants up and down the Valley … how do you include them? An asset like that in Holyoke would need distribution, processing, transportation — how can we leverage that asset to help other businesses in the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    23. Northampton designer transforms blogging tool used by Google

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 21 2011)

      Northampton designer transforms blogging tool used by Google A local graphic design and custom web-based software development firm caught the attention of Google when it transformed the company’s popular “Blogger” into a vehicle for creating eye-catching and fully functional websites. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican

    24. The brain gain -- Retaining our precious talent - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Aug 16 2011)

      The brain gain -- Retaining our precious talent - Mass High Tech Business News Economic growth and its resulting jobs are driven by innovation. Innovation comes from talented people. Last year, CNBC named Massachusetts the No. 1 state in education and No. 2 in access to capital. We must work together and do everything possible to earn the No. 1 spot in retaining talent as well. Our success, and the future success of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Boston Fed

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