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Technology News in Brief 6/28/12

06/28/2012

News in Brief
Association News: 

TechAmerica, Washington, is closing several of their regional offices as part of a reorganization following the selection of Shawn Osborne as CEO in March. Liesyl Franz, cybersecurity and global public policy VP, will also be leaving the organization. The association plans on focusing on networking, as well as policy and advocacy.

Software Association of Oregon, Portland, changed its name to Technology Association of Oregon. The change is an acknowledgement of the diverse technology industry in Oregon, and follows the selection of a new executive director last September.

Association of Computing Machinery, New York, offered a two-day celebration for famed computer scientist Alan Turing, whose work for the British government helped crack the German Enigma code during the Second World War. This week would have been Turing's 100th birthday, and his work is seen as laying the mathmatical groundwork for modern computing.


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