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Austin Appointed To TEC of Jackson Account Executive Contract sales

Joseph Austin has been appointed Account Executive in the Sales Department at TEC of Jackson, Inc. Austin is responsible for building and maintaining consultative relationships with clients through the sales of Mailing Routing Services products. Austin has over 10 years of experience in technology-related sales in several markets. Austin currently lives in Canton with his wife, Beth and daughter, Maddie.

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Hopkins Appointed to LecNet Systems Engineer

TEC is announced that Keith Hopkins has been appointed Systems Engineer at LecNet, Inc. in Jackson. Hopkins will provide support for the provisioning and maintenance of broadband communication services and systems. Hopkins has several years of experience in the technology industry. Hopkins lives in Brandon with his son, Taylor.

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TODD SMITH — Google’s top searches of 2017 included Matt Lauer, Hurricane Irma, Tom Petty, Las Vegas shooting

In 2017, you wanted to know more about one of the most powerful storms on record, the devastating Hurricane Irma. But you were also curious about Cardi B. and Unicorn Frappuccinos. Google’s annual list of the most popular searches is here, offering a peek into what people are really thinking about. Like 2017 itself, this year’s top searches skew a ...

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Fuse.Cloud’s Gary Watts named MBJ’s 2017 Business Person of the Year

By JACK WEATHERLY Twenty years ago, Jackson was one of the world’s telecommunications centers. WorldCom had spun its magic and bedazzled Wall Street. How could a company in a Southern city not known for cutting-edge technology do that? The eventual and ultimate answer was – it cheated. Mississippi folk hero Bernie Ebbers wound up in prison, perhaps for the rest of ...

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MSU College of Business professor receives international honor

Merrill Warkentin, a professor of information systems at Mississippi State University, is one of five scholars worldwide to be recognized with the 2017 Outstanding Service Award by the International Federation for Information Processing. Warkentin, the James J. Rouse Professor of Information Systems in MSU’s College of Business, recently received the honor from IFIP, the leading multinational apolitical organization in information ...

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Hicks Appointed to technician of TEC in Crockett

Mississippi-based TEC has appointed J. Daniel Hicks as Technician at TEC in Crockett, TN. Hicks will be responsible for the installation and repair of company products and services. Hicks currently resides in Maury City, TN with his wife, Taylor, and children, Mahaley and Oakley.

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Fuse.Cloud among nation’s fastest-growing inner city companies

Fuse.Cloud, a Jackson-based business technology provider, was recently recognized in Fortune Magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in America’s inner cities. The list, known as the Inner City 100, is organized by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC). The winners were chosen based on growth revenue over a five-year period. Fuse.Cloud was ranked 85th on the list ...

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Businessman Randall Crenshaw Honored with Order of the Golden Arrow Award

For more than three decades, Randall W. Crenshaw has served as an innovative leader with CommScope. The high-tech American firm helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks. Rising up the corporate ladder at CommScope, Crenshaw has many accomplishments in the rapidly changing industry. His successful work over the years is getting noticed at ...

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Broadband – fast or faster – expanding across state

By JACK WEATHERLY Mississippi ranks at or near the bottom in broadband Internet service in the United States. Recently, two providers have expanded their service to parts of the state that are underserved, or depending the assumptions, unserved by high-speed broadband connections. Most recently, AT&T announced it is offering its service in parts of 46 counties in Mississippi. Based on ...

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Camgian Honored as Top in Internet of Things

Starkville-based Camgian, a provider of advanced sensing and information processing systems, announced that it has been voted as the 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) Emerging Company of the Year for the Enterprise Market in the 5th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards. The awards were voted on by 40+ industry-leading press, editors, journalists, thought leaders and analysts. The program included three primary ...

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