Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Extension launches new app for cattle producers

STARKVILLE — Cattle producers have access to a free app that calculates a variety of factors impacting their livestock management decisions. The Mississippi State University Extension Service released the MSUES Cattle Calculator Dec. 2 for Apple devices. Brandi Karisch, an assistant professor of animal and dairy sciences at MSU, is the Extension beef specialist who […] [...]

EIGS adds six new member firms to cluster

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Enterprise for Innovative Geospatial Solutions (EIGS) has added six new members to Mississippi’s geospatial technology industry cluster. Adcentives, headquartered in New Orleans, uses location-based services and social media marketing to connect consumers to advertisers in unique ways. Adcentives features a shopping catalog with unlimited digital music downloads equivalent to iTunes, vacation […] [...]

Blue Origin successfully tests BE-3 rocket engine

HANCOCK COUNTY — NASA commercial crew partner Blue Origin of Kent, Wash., has tested a new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine designed to lift the company’s crewed Space Vehicle on future missions out of Earth’s atmosphere. Blue Origin is one of the American companies developing next generation rockets and spacecraft capable of carrying humans to low-Earth […] [...]

Defense awards $3M contract to Camgian Microsystems

STARKVILLE — Camgian Microsystems Corporation has received a $3-million contract award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as part of its Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) program. The award, the company’s second RIF program award, will fund advancements to Camgian’s low-power, networked sensor technologies and support integration with the Army’s Standard Ground Station (SGS) and […] [...]

FNC staff preparing for first ‘The Forge’ hackathon

by MBJ Staff Published: December 2,2013

Tags: Bethany Cooper, Bill Rayburn, FNC Inc, hackathon, home, housing, mortgage, real estate, softwarer, technology, The Forge

OXFORD — FNC Inc. employees will literally work around the clock one day next month. Software developers at the Oxford-based mortgage technology company will participate in FNC’s first-ever 23-hour innovation challenge, a hackathon dubbed “The Forge.” Beginning at 3 p.m. on Dec. 19, teams of one to three employees will face off in a battle […] [...]

Attorneys general reach settlement with Google over cookie settings

JACKSON — The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, along with the attorneys general of 36 other states and the District of Columbia, have entered into a $17-million settlement with Google Inc. following consumer privacy concerns involving the company’s setting of cookies on certain Safari Web browsers during 2011 and 2012. Mississippi’s share of the settlement is […] [...]

Extension launches new app, website offering county data

STARKVILLE — County-level information is now available through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service. A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business leaders and elected officials access to detailed socioeconomic statistics for each county in the state. Faculty from the Extension Center for Technology Outreach and […] [...]

Venture Technologies joins program at silver level

RIDGELAND — Venture Technologies has joined the EMC Velocity Service Provider Program as a silver level participant. Venture’s cloud services (VTCloud) are based on leading EMC technologies, and are focused on enabling their customers to easily transition to the cloud. Venture offers a consolidated customer focused approach to designing, architecting and running an environment that […] [...]

Camgian rolls out newest version of Quantus

STARKVILLE — Camgian Microsystems Corporation has released its latest version of Quantus, a cloud-based sensor fusion engine that provides the ability to consolidate large volumes of data from multiple sensor sources. Quantus enables the development of smart machine-to-machine (M2M) applications that drive new levels of operational efficiency and profitability for the connected enterprise. This next […] [...]

Starkville’s Wiseman finds way to take his city forward with new high-speed internet fiber

by Frank Brown Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, iPhone, Mississippi, technology

Kansas City, Austin and Provo are doing it with help from Google. Chattanooga and Lafayette, La., did it themselves. Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman wanted it — he just didn’t know how to get it. » READ MORE: C Spire announces announces nine city finalists for new service Then came Sept. 24, and without warning, Wiseman saw […] [...]

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