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Camp Shelby joint forces training center launches UAV research program

December 16, 2013

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CAMP SHELBY, Mississippi — Representatives from the military, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the private sector gathered today at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to launch a multi-agency research program designed to drive innovation while reducing costs of technology systems used within government unmanned vehicles, an industry worth $8.1 billion, as explained by […]

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(VIDEO) Former congressional candidate, Cobby Williams, arrested on voter fraud charge

December 13, 2013

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  A former Canton Democratic Municipal Executive Committee member and a former candidate for alderman are charged with voting irregularities in Madison County. » See Williams interview with the Mississippi Business Journal above …. A grand jury has indicted Kimberly Readus, 41, on two counts of corrupt conduct by an election official and one count of intimidating […]

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Stennis Space Center hitting on all cylinders with SpaceX, others

December 11, 2013

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STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Mississippi — It was a big win for John C. Stennis Space Center when SpaceX, one of the hottest commercial spaceflight companies, said in October that it would use SSC to test its next generation Raptor engine. The decision added another commercial company to SSC’s already impressive roster of private companies using SSC facilities to get […]

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C Spire to acquire Alabama-based Callis Communications

December 11, 2013

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C Spire announced plans today to acquire Callis Communications, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based unified communications as a service for businesses. Based in Mobile, Alabama, Callis serves customers in key business markets across the Southeast and, for the sixth consecutive year, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing telecommunications and cloud communications companies […]

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C Spire launches PERCS upgrades: Device upgrades that are simpler

November 19, 2013

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RIDGELAND, Mississippi — The world doesn’t wait to advance every two years, so why should wireless users? New devices, apps and accessories get better every day, which is why C Spire thinks consumers shouldn’t be forced to wait two years or pay exorbitant prices to get the latest and greatest devices. C Spire rolled out […]

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Raytheon adds jobs, expands in Forest

November 11, 2013

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FOREST, Mississippi — Defense contractor Raytheon Co. has announced an expansion in Forest that will bring 150 new jobs to the area. Company officials and Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Monday in Forest. Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse says in a news release that the company will add 20,000 square feet […]

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VIDEO — Jason Pontin: Are mobile apps all we have to show for our technology needs?

October 4, 2013

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In 1969, Buzz Aldrin’s historical step onto the moon leapt mankind into an era of technological possibility. The awesome power of technology was to be used to solve all of our big problems. Fast forward to present day, and what’s happened? Are mobile apps all we have to show for ourselves? In this Ted Talk, […]

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Mississippi State boosts power with liquid-cooled ‘Shadow’

October 3, 2013

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Mississippi State University already boasted a lot under the hood when it comes to supercomputing power, and it is boosting that with a new, liquid-cooled model. MSU’s High Performance Computing Collaboratory (HPC2) will soon be home to a CS300-LC cluster supercomputer manufactured by Cray Inc. Named “Shadow,” the new system will serve as the primary […]

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Event to look at tomorrow’s Oxford

October 1, 2013

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An economic development organization is putting the future of its community on the front burner today. On Oct. 15, the Oxford Lafayette County Economic Development Foundation will host an event that will examine the future of Oxford in the arena of entrepreneurship and technology growth. The event, hosted by the EDF’s Entrepreneurial Alliance and Innovate […]

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What it costs Apple to make the iPhone 5C

September 27, 2013

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Apple’s multi-colored iPhones retail for $549 off contract, but they cost a lot less to make thanks in part to the plastic shell. CNN Money takes a look …

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