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Mississippi part of suit to stop $26.5 billion Sprint-T-Mobile deal

A group of state attorneys general led by New York and California filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm. The state attorneys general said the merger would hurt competition and drive up prices for cellphone service. They said the promised benefits, such as better networks in rural areas and faster service ...

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Relativity builds new autonomous rocket factory and expands testing facilities at Stennis Space Center

Aerospace company Relativity is expanding its rocket component production and rocket engine testing operations at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Hancock County. The project is a $59-million corporate investment and will create 190 jobs, increasing employment at Relativity’s Stennis Space Center site to 200 workers. “Relativity‘s announcement today solidifies Hancock County’s position as a leader in commercial space activity and ...

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China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute

China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation’s ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies. “China ...

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Is there finally more help in the fight against robocalls?

New tools are coming to fight robocalls, but don’t expect unwanted calls to disappear. Political gridlock could derail bills aimed at beefing up enforcement and forcing phone companies to do more. The companies have been slow to act against such automated calls on their own. And even if companies do implement better technology, scammers and telemarketers will somehow get through ...

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Digital team expands at Mad Genius

Mad Genius, a full-service agency in the Jackson Metro area, has expanded their digital team by adding two team members with a track record deeply-rooted in project management and digital marketing. Janie Boersma has joined the firm as Digital Project Manager, while Kristin Coco brings her skills in digital strategy, SEO, and mobile marketing to the role of Digital Marketing ...

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Types of jobs in banking expected to change with increasing adoption of artificial intelligence

By BECKY GILLETTE A hot topic in banking circles is how much artificial intelligence (AI) will impact employment in the banking industry. One study reported in American Banker magazine predicts that 70 percent of front-office jobs will be replaced by chatbots, voice assistants and automated authentication and biometric technology. And steep job losses are also predicted for financial management, compliance ...

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AGJ Systems hires Marketing Coordinator

AGJ Systems & Networks Inc. hired Emily Walker as Marketing Coordinator. She holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of South Alabama. Emily has more than five years of marketing experience in the technology industry. Walker is originally from Andalusia, Ala., and now resides in Gautier. Previously, Emily worked for The SSI Group, LLC, City of Daphne, Ala., The ...

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AGJ Systems & Networks hires Don Gall

AGJ Systems & Networks Inc. in Gulfport hired Don Gall as Technical Account Manager. Originally from New Jersey, Gall has been a resident of the Gulf Coast since 2000. He is an Air Force veteran of 21 years, working most of his career in the computer technology and computer crime fields. After retiring from the Air Force, Don spent the ...

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TEC of Jackson appoints Patrick, Perry

TEC announced the appointment of Sherry Patrick as Business Account Manager and Lee Perry as Sales Engineer at TEC of Jackson. Patrick is responsible for servicing and maintaining customer business. Patrick served in the Air Force and has several years of experience in the customer relations industry. Patrick lives in Jackson and has a daughter, Victoria. Perry will be responsible ...

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Scientists reveal first image ever made of a black hole

Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting a fiery orange and black ring of gravity-twisted light swirling around the edge of the abyss. The picture, assembled from data gathered by eight radio telescopes around the world, shows the hot, shadowy lip of a supermassive black hole, one of the light-sucking monsters of the ...

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