Posts Tagged ‘Mac’

Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in Mississippi, South

by Published: December 18,2014

Tags: Alabama, Apple, Business, Human Rights Campaign, Mac, Mississippi, NEWS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday. The amount of Cook’s contribution to the Washington-based Human Rights Campaign wasn’t disclosed, but the […] [...]

ALAN TURNER: C Spire pushes to deliver 1 GBPS broadband Internet in Mississippi

by Published: August 15,2014

Tags: Apple, Business, C Spire, Dave Miller, iPhone, Mac, Mississippi, technology

When Dave Miller, senior manager for media relations at C Spire, dropped by our offices the other day, we took the opportunity to chat with him about the company’s progress toward delivering 1 Gig Internet speeds within the state of Mississippi. “We expect to make our first connections in Ridgeland this fall,” he said. “When […] [...]

State’s creative economy employs 64,000 people

Officials looking to add to sector Although creativity has abounded in Mississippi as long as anyone can remember, the concept of treating that creative force as part of the state’s economic development has been around only a few years. Discussions began in 2009 between the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi Arts Commission. The two […] [...]

Cleaning out in-box by answering some of the most frequently asked questions

Question: What is your solution to the foreclosure problem in the U.S.? Answer: I do not support the concept of allowing people who could not afford a house to be subsidized to stay in the house as owners. Nevertheless, houses should not remain vacant for long periods of time simply because of physical deterioration issues. […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Pioneering summit to explore creative economy

The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) and Mississippi Arts Commission are offering the state’s first Creative Economy Summit this week that will include the unveiling of a first-of-its-kind comprehensive study of Mississippi’s creative industries. Communities such as Oxford, Meridian and the Mississippi Gulf Coast have found success in growing their “creative economy” — adding jobs and […] [...]

The Buzz Blog Post: Is iPad a Kindle killer

by Published: January 29,2010

Tags: Apple, Dr. Ally Mack, Elliott B. Nipper, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Kindle, Mac

Technocrats, Apple aficionados, and the rest of Silicon greekdom continue to bask in the glow of the latest toy to come out of the Steve Jobs universe. The 9-by-7 inch, 1.5 pound, multi-touch screen “iPad” was unveiled in San Francisco on Wednesday to a boisterous crowd of technology journalists. While millions worldwide tuned in for […] [...]

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