1. Articles in category: Information Technology

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. $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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable to hold hearings on updates to cable and telephone regulations

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 9 2011)

      Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Cable to hold hearings on updates to cable and telephone regulations The consumer protection rules govern everything from what must be included in an itemized phone bill, the procedure for shutting off phone and cable service for nonpayment of bills, advertising and point-of-sale procedures and privacy protections. Geoffrey G. Why, commissioner of the state Department of Telecommunications and Cable, said they haven’t been updated in 34 years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   The Republican

    11. MassBroadband 123 to expand access in western and north central Massachusetts

      Explore masshightech.com (Jul 27 2011)

      Gov. Deval Patrick announced today that MassBroadband 123, a fiber-optic network project, will expand broadband access to more than 120 communities in western and north central Massachusetts making it one of the nation’s largest broadband expansion projects. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    12. Tool Suite to Advance Cyber Security and Computer Systems Training and Education

      Explore Press Release Distribution Online (Jul 17 2011)

      BlueRISC, a leader in advanced systems for cyber-security, makes its WindowsSCOPE Pro 1.0 (http://www.windowsscope.com) computer analysis toolkit available for the educational sector. The WindowsSCOPE software is the most sophisticated and complete platform to learn about operating systems internals, understand core concepts in computers syste... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Blue RISC

    13. Outgoing UMass President Jack Wilson wins praise for boosting university's stature

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 7 2011)

      Outgoing UMass President Jack Wilson wins praise for boosting university's stature Jack M. Wilson has ended his eight-year tenure as president of the University of Massachusetts with the flagship Amherst campus marking great strides in research and building, but mired in controversy over its chancellor and stifled by the state’s economic crisis. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson   Springfield

    14. State awards WiredWest $50,000 grant for work to bring high-speed Internet access to 47 Western Massachusetts towns

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 5 2011)

      State awards WiredWest $50,000 grant for work to bring high-speed Internet access to 47 Western Massachusetts towns The Massachusetts Broadband Institute has awarded WiredWest a $50,000 grant to help bring high-speed Internet service into 27,000 homes, 3,000 businesses and dozens of community institutions in the consortium’s 47 charter towns. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield   Massachusetts Broadband Institute   The Republican

    15. EDC Supports Massachusetts Activities at BIO Convention

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 1 2011)

      I attended the Biotechnology International Organization (“BIO”) Convention in Washington DC last week. The EDC has been part of the Massachusetts delegation at this convention for a decade.  While there is always some advantage to us to be part of the Massachusetts team, we have cut back on other trade shows where western Mass does not have a significant industry presence. But we retain our participation at BIO for several reasons. First, we still believe in the promise of the Massachusetts Life Science Center (“LSC”). The LSC was created to manage the $1 billion Mass Life Science Initiative, announced by ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center   Allan W. Blair

    16. Pamela Goldberg appointed to lead Mass. Tech Collaborative

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Jun 28 2011)

      Pamela Goldberg appointed to lead Mass. Tech Collaborative The Patrick administration has hired a new director for the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, a quasi-public agency whose head was forced out in February as part of a state economic development shake-up (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassDevelopment   Massport

    17. Regional dispatch center moving forward, without South Hadley

      Explore GazetteNET (Jun 23 2011)

      A regional emergency dispatch center for Amherst, Hadley, Belchertown and Pelham will move ahead even though South Hadley officials opted against joining. Amherst Town Manager John Musante said a new center could be up and running in two years, if all goes according to plan. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    18. Breaking Down Barriers

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 23 2011)

      Breaking Down Barriers Steven Frank, Jef Sharp, Jeff Hausthor, and Stephan Rogers are heading up a team whose work is so revolutionary that customers who hear about it say it is almost too good to be true (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Panève

    19. Comcast to Fill Over 100 New Call Center Jobs in CT

      Explore PR Newswire (Jun 21 2011)

      Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy joined Comcast officials at the company's state-of-the-art call center in Enfield today to announce that the company is hiring 100 full-time customer service representatives through the end of this year at the facility, bringing its Connecticut workforce to nearly 1,600. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Dannel Malloy

    20. Closing the Digital Divide

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 21 2011)

      Closing the Digital Divide It’s called Massachusetts 123, or M123 for short, the project to bring high-speed broadband to every corner of the Commonwealth, including historically underserved Western Mass. The scale of the initiative is immense, and the challenges are numerous, but there will be clear and immediate rewards from bringing the entire state into the 21st century. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    21. Holyoke Community College to play host to conference on innovation and development

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 13 2011)

      Holyoke Community College to play host to conference on innovation and development The Holyoke Economic Development and Industrial Commission is sponsoring the conference, said Kathleen G. Anderson, director of the city Office of Planning and Development. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Kathleen G. Anderson

    22. Western Massachusetts Broadband Expansion Moves Forward along with State ...

      Explore publicbroadcasting.net (Jun 6 2011)

      The Massachusetts Broadband Institute, or MBI, a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, is currently in the process of constructing the MassBroadband 123 fiber-optic network; approximately 1,100 miles of cable connecting over 300,000 residents and over 40,000 businesses in 123 communities. Jason Whittet is deputy director of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Massachusetts Technology Collaborative   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    23. American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter to take on national role helping military families

      Explore masslive.com (May 26 2011)

      American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter to take on national role helping military families Sherri L. Brown, senior vice president for the American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces, stopped by Cottage Street on Tuesday to check in on training and give the staff a pep talk. The Pioneer Valley Chapter has gone from 22 employees handling calls from military families to 28 on its way to a full staff of 35. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    24. Kofax to Acquire Atalasoft, a Leading Provider of Imaging Software Development Toolkits

      Explore Document Capture – Data Capture (May 20 2011)

      Commenting on the acquisition, Bill Bither, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Atalasoft, said: “We’re excited to now be part of Kofax, a proven leader in the capture market and natural fit for Atalasoft. The expanded resources and market reach now available to us will help expand our product offerings and innovate at a more rapid rate. I’m very happy to continue as the General Manager of Kofax’s Atalasoft business unit and along with the entire Atalasoft team remain fully committed to our end user customers and developer community.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Atalasoft , Inc.   Bill Bither   Atalasoft

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