Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Newk’s uses latest in IT technology

by Becky Gillette Published: January 10,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Newk's, technology

It can be a major challenge to introduce new technology into restaurants, especially for tasks where there is already a tried and true “old-fashioned” method already in place. But the fast-growing restaurant chain Newk’s Eatery has embraced using technology to make it easier for work scheduling, handling inventory and closely tracking sales. “Here at Newk’s, […] [...]

THEY DO IT ALL — Mondopads are hot new office tool

by Lisa Monti Published: January 10,2014

Tags: Business, Clinton, Mississippi, Mondopad, Next Step Innovation, technology

To hear salesmen tell it, the InFocus Mondopad sells itself. Described as a giant touch tablet for the conference room, the all-in-one computer with a multi-touch high-definition 55-inch or 70-inch display is being bought up by schools, law enforcement agencies and government departments for everything from in-house employee training to virtual field trips. Sheriff’s departments […] [...]

MBJ January 10th Digital Edition

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Magazine honors Bomgar for education products

JACKSON — Bomgar has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2014. Its second consecutive year to receive this recognition, the Bomgar solution is deployed by more than 675 colleges and universities around the globe. The annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher […] [...]

C Spire to acquire communications provider

by Ted Carter Published: December 20,2013

Tags: Alabama, Business, Mississippi, technology

Ridgeland regional telecom company C Spire is ending the year with a growth spurt in its business services with the acquisition of Mobile’s Callis Communications, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based unified communications for businesses. In announcing the acquisition, the privately held C Spire said adding Callis will strengthen its standing as a leading telecommunications- based […] [...]

DoD awards $14M contract to Aurora Flight Sciences

COLUMBUS  — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran says the Department of Defense has awarded a $14-million competitive contract to Aurora Flight Sciences in Columbus to assist in the development of a new aircraft for the Department of Defense. In a news release, Cochran’s office said Saturday that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded the contract […] [...]

Venture hires Wade Broyles, Carra Keith, Wendy Kendall and Beth Neal

by MBJ Staff Published: December 13,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, technology

Venture hires workers IT solutions provider Venture Technologies has hired several employees to its headquarters. Wade Broyles was hired as account manager. Broyles joined Venture after previously serving as manager of operations and head instructor at Madison County Sports Zone. He received his bachelor of science in exercise science from the University of Mississippi. Carra […] [...]

Horn Lake making big push to land C Spire high-speed Internet

by Associated Press Published: December 11,2013

Tags: C Spire Wireless, city government, city of Horn Lake, Internet, John Whyte, technology, telecommunications

HORN LAKE — The city of Horn Lake has begun in earnest its push to become the first Mississippi city to get ultra high-speed Internet service through C Spire Wireless. From a contest to sign up the first 50 subscribers, to hanging tags on doors in eligible neighborhoods, to a special sign-up at this weekend’s […] [...]

AG Hood still unhappy with Google

JACKSON — Attorney General Jim Hood is again asking Google to do more to prevent people from using the search engine to find illegal drugs and pirated videos, music and games. Hood, as chairman of the intellectual property committee of the National Association of Attorneys General, has dogged the Internet giant for most of 2013. […] [...]

C Spire launches next phase of 1-gig service rollout

RIDGELAND — C Spire’s initiative to bring ultra-fast 1 Gbps fiber to the home Internet service to Mississippi continues this week with the launch of customized web pages that allow residents in nine finalist cities to pre-register for the next-generation technology. The company launched the pre-registration phase Wednesday for the nation’s first and only statewide […] [...]

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