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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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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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