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HU MEENA — Spanning the spectrum and influence of sports technology: from athletes to fans

There was a time when football didn’t require much more than a haphazardly cleared cow pasture and a spheroid pigskin. “Sports rehab” was a taped-on aspirin and a spoonful of mustard applied to the location of the pain. But modern day sports have evolved. And just like in other areas we’ve explored —research, health care and education— athletics have intersected ...

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HU MEENA — Now Streaming: The digitization of U.S. health care

Today’s society will be remembered as the first wave of instant access culture. Need proof? There are ghosts of companies wandering the corporate graveyard, howling at the moon because they couldn’t keep up with our thirst for immediacy. “I went to Blockbuster” is now a primitive expression, akin to “Hand me the phonebook,” or “Me, Tarzan. You, Jane.” Disruptive services ...

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HU MEENA — The Three Rs + C: Teaching computer code and critical thinking skills essential in 21st century

What was the last Wikipedia rabbit trail you traveled down? For me, I found myself reading about Johannes Gutenberg. You know, the 14th century German printing press guy. Gutenberg arguably created the most important invention of the second millennium. With the printing press, Gutenberg played a key role in the dawn of the Renaissance, the Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, ...

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Lewis, Anthony take roles at C Spire

C Spire, Ridgeland-based telecommunications and technology services company, is expanding its partnership with the Base Camp Coding Academy by assuming a key leadership role on the board of directors. Carla Lewis, senior vice president of IT for C Spire, has been named to the Base Camp board of directors, and Sean Anthony, a Teach for America manager in Mississippi, has ...

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HU MEENA — Fiber fever spreads throughout the Jackson metro area

Few people noticed the lightbulb. The innovation that has come to be the very symbol of, well, a great idea. No one was against it, but few saw the potential. And who could blame them? This was a disruptive innovation that seemed out of context and excessive to functional lamp-flame light. They didn’t know what they didn’t know. Chances are ...

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C Spire forms cloud sales team

C Spire Business Solutions has developed a sales team focused solely on cloud-based services optimized for vital service organizations such as hospitals, banks and government agencies. Promotions and new hires include: Nathan Slater was promoted to Vice President, Cloud Services Sales. Nathan directs the development of C Spire Business Solutions cloud service and channel sales strategies to drive customer acquisition ...

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Vu Digital says it’s cracked the code to stories videos hold

By TED CARTER The worth of pictures has stayed at one thousand words for what seems like ages. That is changing. The idea crew at Ridgeland-based C Spire’s Vu Digital says its newest technology can turn those words into millions of dollars, and maybe more. Think video-to-data, or V2D, says Vu Digital’s Wade Smith, vice president of operations and development. Vu ...

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Jackson qualifies two more areas for C Spire’s Home Internet technology initiative

JACKSON – Homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in two more areas of Mississippi’s largest city this week – helping Jackson expand eligibility for C Spire’s 1 Gbps (Gigabit per second) Fiber to the Home Internet service and related SuperTM HD TV and home phone services. Jackson’s Highlands East-Meadowbrook Highlands-Fontaine and Country Club fiberhoods reached their pre-registration targets this week and ...

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Ole Miss to honor Charles Overby

The Ole Miss Women’s Council for Philanthropy will honor Charles Overby, a champion of the First Amendment and the free press, with the 2015 Legacy Award this spring at the University of Mississippi. Overby will receive the Legacy Award, presented by C Spire, at a dinner April 18 at Carrier House, home of Chancellor Dan and Lydia Jones on the ...

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