Nashville TECHNOLOGY news and events:

This week in Nashville:

Little Planet Learning hosts visiting Chinese, July 11; LP execs visit People's Republic in August. Little Planet is developing an Internet product to help Chinese learn to speak English. Little Planet works for Northrup Grumman under that firm's U.S. Department of Education contract, details.

NTC Tech Round Table: Bryant Tow, IT security expert, discusses "Data Network Security," including issues of hackers, malicious insiders, accidental exposure. Thurs., 7/10, details, registration click here.

News summary:

VU Engineering: Bodenheimer animation research nets NSF award, Register, 7/13, story click here.

TN 2003 Venture Capital event exits Nashville for Chattanooga, Nash. Bus. Journal, 7/4-10, click.

Broadwing Communications resumes marketing as Cincinnati Bell following sale. CEO letter addresses Broadwing's adjusted $91 million sale to C III Communications and j.v. partners. Earlier statement.

VU Law Professor Yoo cautions against broadband regulation scenario, The Tennessean, 7/8, click.

Center for IT Education (CITE) at Nashville SCC links with Metro Schools for Stratford High School IT program, Nashville Business Journal, page 6, 7/4-10, story not on web. Related link, click.

Subcontractors of Education Networks of America can be paid with federal moneys, but not 37 ENA employees, The Tennessean, p. 6B, 7/4/03, story not available on web.

Franklin-based CIMplify's fee-based records system supports HIPAA compliance, Nash. Bus. Journal, 7/4-10, click. Related CIMplify link, click.


(July 15) Nashville seminar: Project Management in IT Infrastructure Environment, details click.

(Aug. 26) 2nd Annual NTC / ISSA 'Overall Security Conference', Nashville Convention Center, click.

(Oct. 29-30) NTC / Chamber - NETWORK Showcase of Business and Technology: More than 100 exhibitors already signed, click for details.

(Nov. 10-12) Healthcare Delivery Solutions Congress, Nov. 10-12, 2003, co-sponsored by NTC, click.

Also of interest:

Dell Computer to cease using prisoners in computer-recycling operation, The New York Times, 7/4, click for story. Related story (6/27), click.

Tenn. sci-tech innovators make R&D Magazine's September list, Knoxville News-Sentinel, 7/5, click.

State of TN seeks to open-up bidding on contracts, The City Paper, 7/7, click for story.

Missed it? Nashville Business Journal's recent Health Care/Biotech section, 6/27-7/3, click.

Computers to donate in Nashville? Click for resource.

Leader of Oak Ridge National Labs praised for mission alignment, Knox. News Sentinel, 7/7, click.

More off-shore IT may bring more IT security risk, The New York Times, 7/7, click story.

Coalition addresses nanotechnologies' environmental impacts, NYTimes, 7/7 click story.

High-tech direct-mail aided by Telemarketing restrictions, Tennessean, 1-E, 7/7, click story.

As you suspected! Executive multi-taskers less productive when tethered, New York Times, 7/6, click.

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