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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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J-2X engine tests at Stennis Space Center highlighted in NASA video

May 22, 2013

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Engineers are installing the J-2X engine E10002 in the A-1 test stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The installation is in preparation for a new series of tests, where the engine will be gimbaled, or pivoted, during test firings. Gimbal tests are an important part of the design process. When […]

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Teens migrating to Twitter tell researchers there are too many adults, too much drama on Facebook

May 21, 2013

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WASHINGTON — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations. Teens told […]

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Bomgar recognized as top privately-held job creator in Mississippi

May 6, 2013

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Ridgeland-based Bomgar Corporation is recognized as a leading privately-held job creator within the State of Mississippi in the inaugural ranking of Inc. Magazine’s “Hire Power” Awards, recognizing the privately-held companies that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and Senator Will Longwitz, on behalf of the Mississippi Senate, […]

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(VIDEO) David Pogue: 10 top time-saving tech tips

April 29, 2013

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Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already — but there’s probably at least one you don’t. David Pogue is the personal technology columnist for the New York Times and a tech correspondent for CBS News. He’s […]

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Save the date: GE Aviation opens doors at Ellisville plant

April 24, 2013

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The Mississippi Development Authority says GE Aviation will officially open for business in Mississippi next week. The aviation giant will open its new Ellisville facility at 135 Technology Boulevard on Tuesday at 11:00 AM. The 340,000-square-foot facility will manufacture new aviation composite components. GE Aviation has committed to hiring 250 employees and investing more than $50 […]

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AT&T named best corporate citizen in America

April 12, 2013

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AT&T is the best corporate citizen in the U.S. right now, according to a new ranking by CR Magazine. That means it beat out everyone else in the Russell 1000 index of large-capitalization companies in terms of virtues like good corporate governance and environmental impact. » See complete story …

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Bomgar stars on MPB’s “Job Hunter”

February 27, 2013

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Ridgeland IT firm Bomgar Corp. will be featured in a TV episode of “Mississippi Job Hunter” tomorrow on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The company in a press release announced that the episode will air at 7:30 p.m. on MPB and will focus on the high tech industry in Mississippi. The episode can be viewed online here. […]

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Mississippi State investigating hacking claim

January 9, 2013

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STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University officials are investigating claims from a Brazilian computer hacker that he has breached the school’s computers. The claim was first posted Wednesday on a website dedicated to tracking and tracing claims of computer security breaches. The hacker claims to have accessed the usernames, actual names and passwords of 929 students. […]

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Ocean Springs software voted “Best of the Year”

November 13, 2012

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SlimCleaner, a software product of Ocean Springs-based SlimWare Utilities was voted “Best of the Year” by PCMag.com, according to a company press release. It’s the second year in a row of recognition of the tool as a successful optimization solution for PC computers. From the release: Released in October 2012, SlimCleaner 4.0 combines the solutions […]

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