Tag Archives: Technology

REILY: C Spire’s fast fiber has the nation chasing behind Mississippi

September 24, 2013

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While there are still many questions to be answered regarding this week’s announcement from C Spire that it is going to offer home internet service about 100 times faster than the industry norm, the fact is the Ridgeland-based company keeps pushing the envelope in regard to business and technology. For that, Mississippians should be proud. […]

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C Spire Wireless to offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c beginning Oct. 1

September 24, 2013

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Apple’s latest smartphones will be available in all of carrier’s retail stores and online at www.cspire.com RIDGELAND — C Spire Wireless today announced that it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, to customers beginning on Oct. 1.

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Joel Bomgar to speak at Madison County Foundation

August 29, 2013

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Joel Bomgar, founder and CEO of Bomgar Corporation, will speak Friday at the 18th annual Madison County Foundation membership meeting. The meeting will be held at 12:00 pm at the Jackson Country Club. “I am looking forward to speaking to such a distinguished group of business leaders. We all share the same commitment of driving […]

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MCDILL: Why Choctaw Books is calling it quits

August 27, 2013

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It was with great sadness that I recently learned of the planned closing of Choctaw Books in Jackson. It was also with a flash of realization that I’m part of the problem; part of the reason for its closing. I might as well help owner Fred Smith lock the doors on his last day on […]

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(VIDEO) NSA chief heckled at security conference

August 1, 2013

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CNN Money has posted a YouTube video from the annual Black Hat Security conference. In the video, National Security Agency director Gen. Keith Alexander is heckled after explaining controversial NSA surveillance programs that were recently leaked to news organizations. A map behind the NSA chief claimed the federal agency’s programs had prevented terrorist incidences in […]

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C Spire Wireless offers free adult content filter options

July 29, 2013

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C Spire Wireless has introduced free new adult content filtering technology on its network to help parents and employers block inappropriate access to questionable content on the mobile Internet by children and employees through their phones and other connected devices. The filtering service, which is available for every line on a C Spire account, blocks […]

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North Mississippi Health Services named “Most Wired”

July 29, 2013

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TUPELO, Miss.-This year marks the 15th anniversary of Health Care’s Most Wired Survey, and the 13th time that North Mississippi Health Services has been included on the prestigious Most Wired list. In that time, hospitals and health care systems have made great strides in establishing the basic building blocks for creating robust clinical information systems […]

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Vatican offers ‘time off purgatory’ to followers of Pope Francis tweets

July 18, 2013

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How’s this for a marketing strategy? Guardian.uk is reporting on the Vatican’s latest attempts to keep up with social media. Tom Kington writes that the Roman Catholic Church “has married one of its oldest traditions to the world of social media by offering indulgences to followers of Pope Francis‘ tweets.” The article says, “the church’s granted indulgences reduce […]

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CNN Money names tech highest-paid CEOs

June 24, 2013

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CNN Money has this year’s list of the technology industry’s highest-paid CEOs. The top three spots this year were snagged by Oracle’s Larry Ellison ($96.2 million), Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer ($36.6 million) and eBay’s John Donahoe ($29.7 million). According to CNN Money, Larry Ellison only earns an annual salary of $1 but after cash compensation and […]

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Innovate Mississippi taps Mayo Flynt for chairman

June 21, 2013

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Innovate Mississippi announces the election of Mayo Flynt, president of AT&T Mississippi, as chairman of the Innovate Mississippi board of directors. Rich Sun, founder and owner of Sun & Co. was elected vice chairman. “We’re fortunate to have such a high-powered and dedicated board that gives their time so generously to strengthen the innovation economy […]

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