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Haley Barbour and Khosla Ventures

By Amy McCullough Gov. Haley Barbour and a venture capital firm backing three of the most recent green energy startups purchased by the state of Mississippi will both be speaking at a California energy conference for high-rollers hosted by the editors of The Wall Street Journal. ECO:nomics “will bring together the world’s top CEOs, policymakers, entrepreneurs and industry experts to ...

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Renasant enters Atlanta suburbs with purchase of distressed Roswell bank

Tupelo-based Renasant Corp., parent of Renasant Bank, extended its regional reach with completion of a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-assisted acquisition of troubled American Trust Bank of Roswell, Ga. American Trust’s three suburban Atlanta locations will reopen Monday as Renasant Bank. The acquisition expands the $4.5 billion Renasant to 14 full-service locations in North Georgia, providing entry into the Roswell market ...

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Bomgar rolls out new version of software

RIDGELAND — Bomgar, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., has released the latest version of its software, Bomgar 10.6. With Bomgar Atlas Technology, enterprises can now configure and manage their global or large-scale remote support operations from one central location. Bomgar’s Atlas architecture allows customers to seamlessly extend support processes, configuration and team structures across multiple departments ...

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Mainland updates merger talks, hires Harding

Mainland Resources Inc. reports it is “rapidly progressing” with the merger agreement previously entered into with American Exploration. The agreement contemplates a stock-for-stock merger between Mainland and American Exploration. The companies entered into an amending agreement, which has extended the termination date of the merger agreement to March 31, 2011. As part of its working relationship with American Exploration, Houston, ...

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Chinn & Associates named best firm in state

JACKSON — Mark Chinn and Chinn & Associates, PLLC have been designated “Family Law Firm of the Year in Mississippi” by Corporate INTL magazine. Chinn has practiced law for over 33 years and enjoys a perfect 5.0 “Preeminent” rating in the field of family law. He is the author of three American Bar Association books, “How to Build and Manage ...

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SmartSynch launches 3G wireless platform

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has rolled out a communications platform for smart meters that supports 3G wireless technology. The communication platform based on Qualcomm’s 3G technology will enable SmartSynch to offer what it claims is the world’s first integrated, over-the-air application portfolio for the smart grid. The system is designed to save utilities time and money by giving them greater ...

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Covered?

Two senate bills that would have required nursing homes in Mississippi to carry a minimum amount of $500,000 in liability insurance died at the committee deadline last week. Senate Bill 2062 was double-referred to the Senate Insurance Committee and to the Public Health and Welfare Committee. SB 2248 went to Public Health and Welfare and to the Appropriations Committee. Both ...

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