Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Good year for C Spire

It was a double-barrel of news with a kick that stunned the U.S. telecommunications industry. Cellular South, the Ridgeland-based company billed as the nation’s largest private wireless provider, announced in September that it was undergoing a massive corporate makeover. The end result was C Spire Wireless. Analysts saw the name change as signs that the […] [...]

THE TECH 21

Mississippi’s tech scene is on the rise, thanks to flashy successes like Hu Meena’s blockbuster deal with Apple to get the iPhone for C Spire and Joel Bomgar, whose Bomgar Box is taking the world by storm. From Starkville to Ocean Springs, and everywhere in between, here are some of Mississippi’s leaders in the Tech […] [...]

Competitors react to C Spire’s deal with Apple for iPhone 4S

by Published: October 23,2011

Tags: Apple, C Spire, CellularSouth, iPhone 4S

The market fallout from C Spire’s iPhone deal and how that will affect its competitors, large and small, remains to be seen. Stocks for Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile closed at a… >>>SEE FULL STORY<<< [...]

Read the October 24th issue of the MBJ online

In this week’s MBJ — THE NATIONAL TELECOM TAKE ON C SPIRE: Stephen McDill asks national telecom experts what they think of the new marriage between Apple Inc. and Ridgeland-based C Spire. You might be surprised at what they told the Mississippi Business Journal. Also in this week’s paper: >> VOTER ID: Will the National […] [...]

iSad — Jobs’ death affects all

by Published: October 16,2011

Tags: Apple, Danglar Slovakia, Mac, MBJ column, Stephen McDill, Steve Jobs

Where were you when Steve Jobs died? I was browsing iTunes when I got a text on my iPhone delivering the sad news. Now I am writing this post on my Power Mac G4. The pundits are comparing the late founder and CEO of Apple Computer to Thomas Edison. Jobs’ friend and longtime colleague Steve […] [...]

The World-Changer: Steve Jobs knew what we wanted

CUPERTINO, Calif. — In dark suit and bowtie, he is a computing-era carnival barker — eyebrows bouncing, hands gesturing, smile seductive and coy and a bit annoying. It’s as if he’s on his first date with an entire generation of consumers. And, in a way, he is. It is Jan. 24, 1984, and a young […] [...]

Apple says company co-founder Steve Jobs has died

NAME: Steven Paul Jobs BORN: Feb. 24, 1955, in San Francisco DIED: Wednesday at 56. Apple announced his death without giving a specific cause. EDUCATION: Graduated from high school in 1972 and enrolled in Reed College in Portland, Oregon, but dropped out after six months. FAMILY: Wife, Laurene Powell; their three children, Reed Paul, Erin Sienna […] [...]

Cellular South announces change to C Spire Wireless

On Monday, Cellular South will get a new name — C Spire Wireless — and the company says it will also beome the nation’s first wireless provider to introduce personalized wireless services. “We have entered a new era in wireless – an era centered on broadband networks, mobile computing devices and now personalized services. Completing […] [...]

iPad fever hits Mississippi

by Published: May 23,2010

Tags: Apple, B.B. King, Connie Gibbons, iPad, Jimmy Abbott

    The day Apple’s iPad went on sale in Apple stores nationwide — April 3 —Jimmy Abbott’s was shipped to his home in Indianola.   He’d ordered his on March 12, within hours of when Apple began taking pre-orders.  As the owner of an iMac, an Apple laptop and an iPhone, he had to […] [...]

Consumers scramble for iPads

by Published: April 5,2010

Tags: Apple, computers, Internet, technology, telecommunications

SEATTLE — Now that the iPad is in the hands of early adopters, the hard work for Apple Inc. begins. Eager customers intent on being among the first owners of this new class of gadgetry stood in long lines across the country April 3. They seemed willing to buy first — and discover uses for […] [...]

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