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Foreman Appointed to TEC IT Systems Administrator

Henry “Chip” Foreman has been to appointed to IT Systems Administrator at TEC in Jackson. Foreman will be responsible for providing system-level support of server operating systems and related hardware and software, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. Foreman graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Software Engineering. Foreman is a Veteran ...

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MBJ wins General Excellence, 14 awards in MPA newspaper contest

The Mississippi Business Journal won 14 awards, including six first place awards and finished first in General Excellence Saturday at the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest in Biloxi. The MBJ competed in the Weekly Division F category along with other small weeklies in the MPA contest. Contest entries were from newspapers in Mississippi for work published in 2016. It was the ...

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Camgian honored with IoT award

Camgian has been recognized as “IoT Emerging Company of the Year for the Enterprise Market” in the fifth annual Compass Intelligence Awards. Other firms recognized competition included national names like Bosch, Tesla, Amazon, Digi, AT&T and Honeywell. Compass Intelligence is recognizes the top innovators, technologies, best-in-class solutions and products, and leaders in the mobile, IoT, and emerging technology industries.

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Months later, no decision on Mississippi online tax plan

Months after Mississippi’s top tax official proposed requiring large online sellers to collect taxes on internet sales, he still hasn’t enacted the rule. Kathy Waterbury, a spokeswoman for Revenue Commissioner Herb Frierson, said Wednesday that Frierson is still considering the proposal. Frierson has acknowledged the rule would directly challenge U.S. Supreme Court rulings forbidding states from requiring tax collections by ...

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USM makes waves graduating first Unmanned Maritime Systems class in U.S. history

By BECKY GILLETTE It has been said that the ocean is the last frontier for exploration on Earth. According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), only about five percent of the ocean has been explored. And just as aerial drones have revolutionized flight, underwater robotic vehicles are revolutionizing ocean research, defense and natural resources exploration. But, until recently, ...

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TODD SMITH — Best headlines in a digital age

A well-written headline is worth its weight in audience-grabbing gold! That is especially true in our digital age. It is difficult to overstate the importance of headlines. A good headline can entice and engage your audience to click, read and share your content. In many cases headlines are the thing that is shared rather than the article. So you knew that. ...

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Innovate Mississippi names new chairman and vice chairwoman to Board of Directors

Innovate Mississippi recently elected Mike Forester of Louisville its new Chairman of the Board, and Deborah Hicks Midanek Bailey of Grenada its Vice Chairwoman of the Board. The Innovate Mississippi Board of Directors is made up of private sector CEOs, innovation and technology entrepreneurs, business leaders and investors. Forster says Innovate has new initiatives under way to better develop the ...

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THE DAWNING SPACE ECONOMY — Governments and private companies are going all-out in what amounts to a new space race, and this region has a foot in both worlds

By DAVID TORTORANO Sometime next year at a site in south Mississippi, four RS-25 engines and the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System will roar to life in a teeth-rattling spectacle during a static test at the historic B-2 test stand. With a combined 2 million pounds of thrust, the engine core test at Stennis Space Center (SSC) will ...

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PROFILE: John C. Stennis Space Center

John C. Stennis Space Center, north of Interstate 10 in South Mississippi, is a 14,000-acre secure complex surrounded by a unique 125,000-acre heavily wooded buffer zone. It’s where some of the most powerful rocket engines in the world have been tested, including 27 first- and second-stage boosters for the Saturn V. In 2008 the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ...

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